The Republic of Wolves is an indie rock band from Long Island, New York, USA, consisting of Mason Maggio and Christian Van Deurs of the indie folk band Tigers On Trains, as well as Billy Duprey, Chris Wall of the Hip Hop band The Kickdrums and Ryan Sean Cullinane. AbsolutePunk named their first extended play His Old Branches "the best EP to be released in 2009". Punknews.org has noted that there are "some moments of brilliant restraint in their songs". The Republic Of Wolves were placed on a list of the "Top 10 Indie Bands" in Substream Music Press magazine, in which they were described as having "dark sounds, slowly but forcefully delivered vocals, and aggressively smart lyrics." The band has performed with acts such as Good Old War, Vinnie Caruana and Brandon Reilly of The Movielife, Gabriel the Marine, The Felix Culpa, Robbers, HRVRD, Sainthood Reps and Tiger Riot.