‘Sonisphere was absolutely insane!
It’s always a bit daunting playing so early on in the day at festivals, worrying about whether anyone has actually surfaced yet! We were extremely lucky with our turn out though (even if the rain may have paid a small contribution to people sheltering in the tent!) We test ran a few of the new songs from our upcoming debut album, and they went down a right treat. It was great to see such a buzz from the new material we had been working on, it’s just what we wanted’
– The Wild Lies reflect on their summer.
Carl Byron Batson caught them en route, and keen-eyed as ever, got the shots.
All photos by Carl Byron Batson. Not to be reproduced without express prior permission.
Photographer, published poet, former party animal, body builder, grave robber
to the stars and renowned chainsaw juggler, Carl can often be spotted on his
Harley Davidson pretending to be in Terminator 2. He is also frequently seen in
the press pits of old London town, camera in hand, avoiding being hit by bottles
of wee and crippling his opposition with secret Kung Fu moves.