metal talk
facebook
Type band name, album name, artists name etc here...
Search all our articles by typing band name, album name, artists name etc here...
metal talk
  TOSELAND
'Renegade'


Joe Geesin

joe geesin


toseland

This crunchy, ballsy debut album from Toseland kicks off in blistering fashion with 'Life Is Beautiful', a guaranteed wake-up call.

Fronted by James Toseland, former world Superbike champion, and produced by Little Angels' Toby Jepson, it's a solid set from the start, and with a heavy slice of classic sleaze in there too.

'Gotta Be A Better Way' opens with a catchy riff, and the quick fire vocals have an alternative feel, while 'Singer In A Band' is classic late 80s anthemic sleaze seriously beefed up. 'Just No Way' is more power metal ballad, a big number with solid vocals and the sound bolstered by the piano and production.

Article continues below...



Zurab Melua's guitar stands out and matches James' vocals well. There's something Bon Jovi-esque about the vocals on 'Comin' To Get Ya', but there's more of a high octane feel about the song.

It's a good sound, good vibe, that encompasses a couple of Metal genres. Jepson's piano throughout the album adds an extra dimension.

toseland

The production is big without being too overblown – the energy comes through. It's easy to see why the band have already built up a serious live reputation.

While a couple of the tracks kind of run into each other or pass you by, there are some serious standouts, including the opening track and also 'Kingdoms' – an uplifting melodic number that retains the speed, power, blistering solo and rock n' roll piano (a hint of 'Freedom Call' in there). Those two are more than deserving of airplay.

The title track finishes with a flourish – definitely an album worth checking out.

toseland

beer beer beerbeerbeer


16.3.14







WACKEN WINTER NIGHTS IS HEAVY METAL WONDERLAND

wacken

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.

wacken

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.

wacken

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.

wacken

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.

WACKEN 2018 TRAVEL PACKAGE ENQUIRY

Name:


Your Email Address:


Travelling To Wacken From:
*

Your Telephone Number:


Your Enquiry:






 


metal talk © All written site content is copyright MetalTalk.net 2008-2017, unless otherwise stated, and is not to be used without prior permission.