|Origin||Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Genres||Blues rock, psychedelic rock, hard rock, heavy metal|
|Years active||1967–1972, 1974–present|
|Labels||ABC Dunhill, Mums, Epic, MCA|
|Associated acts||The Mynah Birds, The Sparrows, T.I.M.E., World Classic Rockers|
|See List of Steppenwolf band members|
Steppenwolf is a American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1967. The band has sold more than 25 million units worldwide, releasing 8 gold albums and 13 Hot 100 singles, including three top-10 hits in "Born to Be Wild", '"Magic Carpet Ride", and "Rock Me".
Popular culture[change | edit source]
- "Born to Be Wild," which has been long associated with motorcycles, has appeared in numerous movies including Easy Rider.
- "Magic Carpet Ride" appears in numerous movie soundtracks, including Star Trek: First Contact, Team America: World Police, Apollo 13, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, and Sahara.