The solo project of Leigh Oates (singer of UK rockers Xilla), Servant Leader, has just released a new single from his upcoming album Raised by wolves – Part 2. The track Raised By Wolves,
Two statement about Oates:
«Oates has a killer voice perfect for this style. He has range, but he also has a lot of depth and emotion. I would compare him to 90’s singers like Layne Stayley and Chris Cornell, he doesn’t sound exactly like either, more of a mix of the two…».
«As those rhythms continue to bite, grooves and melodic enticement is woven around the distinctive and ever magnetic tones of Oates».
There are some musicians who just must have many music projects going on at the same time. These often have a lot to give us crazy music lovers, and one of these dedicated musicians is Leigh Oates. He usually plays with bands as Xilla, Soldierfield, Rise To Addiction and Ninedenine.
This is obviously not enough, so Oates has started his solo project Servant Leader. Oates can be called a «musicoholic» for fun. With Raised By Wolves – Part II, Servant Leader presents the last of two Eps. The album contains powerful tracks with lots of melody but where the sound is no stranger to the concept of heaviness. If you’re a fan of names such as Soundgarden, Alice In Chains or even Anthrax, then Servant Leader probably is for you!