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  CARRY ON WAYWARD SONS - TOBY JEPSON TALKS ABOUT HIS NEW BAND
29th July 2017

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Interview: Mark Taylor



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Wayward Sons is a new UK guitar band put together by the former Little Angles vocalist Toby Jepson. Joining him are Sam Wood on guitar, Nic Wastell on bass, Dave Kemp on keys and Phil Martini on drums.

They have an impressive resume of groups they have previously worked with including Gun, Spear Of Destiny, Treason Kings and Chrome Molly, which is reassuring in terms of the band as players but doesn't really hint at their sound.

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Wayward Sons sound nothing like the sum of their parts. The music is hard rock but mixed with a vitality and energy, both musically and lyrically.

Wayward Sons will be releasing their debut album, 'Ghosts Of Yet To Come', through Frontiers Music Srl on September 15th.

You can watch the video for first single 'Until The End' here.



MetalTalk's Mark Taylor caught up with Toby Jepson for a pint and a natter at the Duke Of York pub in London. Toby was in fine talkative mood as he chatted about the Wayward Sons and the new album plus what music he listens to when relaxing at home, the current music scene with strong advice for young bands and the feelings of desperation he felt when Little Angels called it a day after headlining the prestigious Royal Albert Hall.



You can catch Wayward Sons live this weekend at:

Saturday 29th July: Ramblin' Man Fair
Sunday 30th July: Steelhouse Festival

Wayward Sons will also be supporting the legendary rockers UFO for a few select dates.

14th September: Dorking Halls
15th September: The Picturedrome, Holmfirth
16th September: Northampton Roadmender



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WACKEN WINTER NIGHTS IS HEAVY METAL WONDERLAND

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Wacken Winter Nights 2018 takes place between February 23rd and 25th 2018 and the great news is that you can now experience a full-on, top class German Metal Festival easily and affordably.

It only takes an hour to fly to Hamburg from London and we've had longer journeys than that within the capital and they were certainly more expensive than the £33 air ticket that just appeared in our 'flights to Wacken Winter Nights' search.

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Wacken Winter Nights is organised by the same team who are responsible for the world's greatest Metal festival, Wacken-Open-Air and the 2018 bill includes Skyclad, Orphaned Land, Elvenking, Finntroll, Grave Digger, Aeverium, Comes Vagantes, Coppelius, Corvus Corax, Die Pressgëng, Elvellon, Heimataerde, Hell-O-Matic, Ignis Fatuu, Ingrimm, Irdorath, Johnny Deathshadow, Krayenzeit, Letzte Instanz, Mr Hurley und die Pulveraffen, Pampatut, Pat Razket, Schandmaul, Sündenrausch, The Aberlour's, The Moon And The Nightspirit, Torfrock, Visions Of Atlantis, Vroudenspil, Wind Rose and more.



Besides this rich billing of superb Metal bands, there is so much more to see in the festival area including the medieval market and also the walking acts and jugglers you will meet at the theme worlds, including Robert Blake, three-time World Cup winner of street magic.

Wacken Winter Nights is something not to be missed and you can check out the amazing ticket and accommodation prices right here.

We just priced up the whole four day trip with hotels, flights, shuttles and festival tickets for less than £300 and we don't think you will get a better value festival than that, anywhere.

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MetalTalk recently sat down with Wacken founder and owner Thomas Jensen and that interview will be online next week and it's a fascinating insight into how Wacken originated from nothing to become the world's premiere Heavy Metal event.

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Wacken 2018 takes place from 2nd to 4th August 20218 and as with Wacken Winter Nights, if you have never experienced all it has to offer, then you owe it to yourself to remedy that.

Already announced for Wacken 2018 are Judas Priest, Nightwish, Running Wild (exclusive), Arch Enemy, Dirkschneider, Doro (Special Anniversary Show), In Extremo, Sepultura, Amorphis, Amaranthe, Firewind, W.A.R., Belphegor, Mantar, Knorkator, Deserted Fear, Watain, Night Demon, Epica, Knorkator, Belphegor, Firewind, Deserted Fear and many more and we'll have more Wacken 2018 announcements during December.

As well as being the greatest Heavy Metal festival in the world, it is without a doubt the Mecca of Metal and the one thing that every single person who loves our music should have on their bucket list.

For 2018, MetalTalk have joined forces with Wacken-Open-Air to help you get to Wacken easily and inexpensively and you can peruse the ticket and travel options right here.

If you are interested in going to Wacken 2018 and have questions, please fill out the form below and we will contact you with answers to all your enquiries. You are under no obligation whatsoever by filling this form out. We won't add you to any mailing lists or send you loads of spam - all we will do is help you get to Wacken as easily and inexpensively as possible.

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