11 Songs, 47 Minutes


Mastered for iTunes


Mastered for iTunes

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
11 Ratings
11 Ratings



I truly cannot believe I'm the first person to write a review for the band that invented the term "heavy metal"(unintentionally or not). This album is hard rock perfection fron the opening "Sookie Sookie" to the epic closer "The Ostrich".

Must Have Stunning Rock and Roll


One of the very best classic rock bands! Buy this now, you will enjoy it for years. Many great hits. Stands the test of time.

Killer Rock and Roll, yes inventors of Heavy Metal as well!
Excellent artists.



Steppenwolf , one of the best bands of the 60s/70s. Should be in the so-called R/R Hall of Fame.

About Steppenwolf

Led by John Kay (born Joachim Krauledat, April 12, 1944), Steppenwolf's blazing biker anthem "Born to Be Wild" roared out of speakers everywhere in the fiery summer of 1968, John Kay's threatening rasp sounding a mesmerizing call to arms to the counterculture movement rapidly sprouting up nationwide. German immigrant Kay got his professional start in a bluesy Toronto band called Sparrow, recording for Columbia in 1966. After Sparrow disbanded, Kay relocated to the West Coast and formed Steppenwolf, named after the Herman Hesse novel. "Born to Be Wild," their third single on ABC-Dunhill, was immortalized on the soundtrack of Dennis Hopper's underground film classic Easy Rider. The song's reference to "heavy metal thunder" finally gave an assignable name to an emerging genre. Steppenwolf's second monster hit that year, the psychedelic "Magic Carpet Ride," and the follow-ups "Rock Me," "Move Over," and "Hey Lawdy Mama" further established the band's credibility on the hard rock circuit. By the early '70s, Steppenwolf ran out of steam and disbanded. Kay continued to record solo, as other members put together ersatz versions of the band for touring purposes. During the mid-'80s Kay re-formed his own version of Steppenwolf, grinding out his hits (and some new songs) at oldies shows. Nevertheless, they'll be remembered for generations to come for creating one of the ultimate gas'n'go rock anthems of all time. ~ Bill Dahl & Cub Koda

Los Angeles, CA



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