Bad Wolves

Bad Wolves’ “Zombie” Cover Officially Goes Platinum In The U.S., Band Reveal European/UK Tour With Three Days Grace


The runaway success of Bad Wolves‘ cover of The Cranberries‘ “Zombie” continues with the track having now officially gone platinum in the United States. The RIAA officially certified the track platinum in the United States on August 08th. It previously went gold on June 20th.

As of press time the song has a racked up 46,440,462 streams on Spotify while their official YouTube music video has chalked up 122,764,541 views. An additional official audio stream of the track on YouTube has clocked in over 9 million views as well.

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Bad Wolves had originally planned to have late The Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan guest on their cover, however she passed away on the day she was due to enter the studio to record her parts. In turn, Bad Wolves have been donating proceeds from the track to her family.

A platinum album in the United States represents 1,000,000 units, while gold signifies 500,000 units. Outside of traditional physical/digital sales, the certifications factor in digital streams/downloads with 10 permanent track downloads counting as 1 unit and 1500 on-demand audio/video streams from a particular album also counting as as a unit.

In other news, Bad Wolves‘ busy touring schedule shall continue with the group having just confirmed their first-ever European tour. That run will find them out in Europe and the UK supporting Three Days Grace.

Currently Bad Wolves can be found out on this North American tour with Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin and more. A second leg of that tour will take place this fall with the dates available here. Meanwhile, in addition to this below overseas trek, Bad Wolves have also booked a Canadian tour with Three Days Grace, you can get those dates here.

10/01 Portsmouth, UK – Pyramids Centre
10/02 Nottingham, UK – Rock City
10/04 Birmingham, UK – O2 Institute
10/05 Bristol, UK – St. Philips Gate
10/07 London, UK – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
10/08 Glasgow, UK – SWG3
10/09 Manchester, UK – O2 Ritz
10/11 Tilburg, NET – Poppodium 013
10/13 Hamburg, GER – Docks
10/14 Cologne, GER – Palladium
10/15 Munich, GER – Tonhalle
10/17 Zurich, SWI – X-Tra
10/18 Vienna, AUT – Gasometer
10/19 Prague, CZE – Mala Sport
10/21 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
10/23 Wroclaw, POL – A2 Centrum Kocertowe
10/24 Warsaw, POL – Progresja

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