Wayward Sons / Even Up The Score album announced, plus tour dates

Wayward Sons have released the new single Faith In Fools today. The song is taken from the new album Even Up The Score, which will be in the shops on 8 October. The band have also announced a November UK tour.

“Right now, we’re bombarded with messages every day through social media and the media at large, much of it partisan and glaringly aggressive. Much is simply strong-arm tactics to make you/me/us believe the words or doctrines of often unscrupulous preening people,” Toby told MetalTalk while discussing the new single.

“Sadly, it seems that we’ve always had to cope with this, but now more than ever, it is the battle for the hearts and minds of society at large as we slug it out through one screen or another. The truth lies somewhere in between the triumph and disaster, and as Rudyard Kipling once said in his prophetic poem If, we must learn to treat those two imposters just the same.”

Toby Jepson was joined by Nic Wastell (bass), Phil Martini (drums) and Sam Wood (guitar), plus Dave Kemp (keyboards) for recording the album. The tracks MetalTalk have heard already suggest this is going to be a classic piece of energetic rock.

The band’s tour starts 6 November in Dublin and covers ten dates, ending in Wolverhampton at The Steel Mill. Wayward Sons are also due to play Steelhouse Festival, Rock’ n’ Blues Festival and the Stonedead Friday Night Rock party, too.

Tickets are available from the band’s website. You can pre-order the album from orcd.co/waywardsons


07nov8:00 pmWayward Sons, BelfastLimelight

09nov8:00 pmWayward Sons, ManchesterAcademy

10nov8:00 pmWayward Sons, GlasgowCathouse

13nov8:00 pmWayward Sons, LeedsWardrobeCovid-19 in touring party

14nov8:00 pmWayward Sons, NottinghamRescue RoomsCovid-19 in touring party

15nov8:00 pmWayward Sons, BristolTheklaCovid-19 in touring party

17nov8:00 pmWayward Sons, LondonAcademyCovid-19 in touring party

18nov8:00 pmWayward Sons, WolverhamptonThe Steel MillCovid-19 in touring party

Even Up The Score

  1. Even Up The Score
  2. Big Day
  3. Sign Of The Times
  4. Bloody Typical
  5. Faith In Fools
  6. Fake
  7. Downfall
  8. Tip Of My Tongue
  9. Looking For A Reason
  10. Land Of The Blind
  11. They Know
  12. This Party’s Over

Wayward Sons

Toby Jepson – Vocals, Guitars
Sam Wood – Guitars
Nic Wastell – Bass
Philip Martini – Drums and Percussion

Wayward Sons November 2021 tour dates

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