Hear "Compared to What," a Rocking Slice of Newly Unearthed Classic Steppenwolf

Canadian-American classic-rock legends Steppenwolf will release Steppenwolf at 50, a new career-spanning 3CD set, March 16. The 41-song collection contains four previously unreleased tracks from frontman John Kay's vault, including a rocking cover of “Compared to What,” a 1969 Gene McDaniels composition that became a hit for Les McCann and Eddie Harris. You can check it out below.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.