WOLF JAW to reissue debut album ’Starting Gun’ and tour with Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons

WOLF JAW were born in the depths of the Black Country, UK. Home to greats such as Black Sabbath, Judas Priest and half of Led Zeppelin to name a few. These bands are heavy influences that have sparked The raging fuzz fueled, groove fired, Riff machine WOLF JAW Having toured with bands such as Crobot, Scorpion child, Jared James Nichols, Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown, Stone Broken among others, as well as festivals such as Download, Amplified, Steelhouse and Stone Free under their belt its given Wolf Jaw time to truly master their own unique twist on the power trio formula.

As for the inspirations poured into WOLF JAW’s music frontman and guitarist, Tom Leighton comments :
I’ve always been inspired by the likes of Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin and so on, but recently I’ve been loving bands like All Them Witches, Red Fang, Kadavar and QOTSA, then more modern blues rock players like Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown and Jared James Nichols. It’s all been thrown into a melting pot »

Initially released in 2018, WOLF JAW are re-issuing their debut album ’Starting Gun’ with bonus tracks:
We’re super excited to be re-releasing our debut album, ‘Starting Gun’ via Listenable records.
This album was an amazing starting point for us and we still love playing these songs live. In fact we’ve added 2 live tracks to this version of the album, both were recorded at a live streamed show we did in the first UK lockdown of 2020. We have also recorded a cover of Judas Priests ‘You’ve Got Another Thing Coming’ which will be on the CD and available digitally. We’re glad this record has got a new home and can’t wait to get out there and play these songs live again! 

‘Starting Gun’ reissue Tracklisting : 

1 Thunder Child 03:572 
2 Lions Blood 03:47
3 Secrets 03:44
4 Rich Man 03:16
5 I Hope 03:20
6 Let’s Misbehave 05:41
7 Who Needs A Soul 03:18
8 Be Your Man 02:54
9 Hurricane 03:45
10 I Don’t Believe 03:17
11 City Lights 04:43
12 You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’  04:50 ** 
13 Thunder Child – LIVE 04:37 *
14 City Lights – LIVE 05:16 *
* CD exclusive bonus tracks
** CD and vinyl bonus track

WOLF JAW are to record their next album with UK much talked about producer Mike Exeter (Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Tony Iommi, Heaven & Hell..).
This is admittedly a very enthusiastic perpective for the band :
We are SO looking forward to recording our new record with Mike Exeter, he’s worked with some of our heroes from the past Like Sabbath, Priest and Tony Iommi! so to work with him is going to be great. We’ve worked really hard on the songs and we’re sure he’s the right person to make them come to life! Its gonna be a slab of Fuzzy Groove!


24/06 Bilston , The Robin 2 ENG
26/06 Derby The Hairy Dog ENG
11/08 Walton on Trent Bloodstock ENG
28/08 Reading Crazy Cowboy Festival 5 ENG


04/11 Buckley, Tivoli WAL
06/11 Manchester, Academy 3 ENG
08/11 Aberdeen, Unit 51 SCO
09/11 Glasgow, The Garage SCO
10/11 Carlisle, The Brickyard ENG
12/11 Birmingham, O2 Institute ENG
13/11 Bradford, Nightrain ENG
14/11 Belfast, Limelight 2 N.I
15/11 Dublin, Grand Social IRE
17/11 Nottingham, Rescue Rooms ENG
18/11 Bristol, Thekla ENG
19/11 Bournemouth, The Old Firestation ENG
20/11 Swansea, Patti Pavilion WAL

Band line up:
Tom Leighton – Guitar/Vocals
Dale Tonks – Bass/Vocals
Karl Selickis – Drums

‘Starting gun’ (self released)
‘the Heart won’t listen’ (Listenable 2019)
‘Starting gun’ (Listenable 2021)

Band links:
Twitter – @ThisIsWolfJaw
Instagram – @thisiswolfjaw

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