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Saxon – Thunderbolt

Like a fine wine, Saxon mature to its finest age, although I expect lead vocalist Biff Byford,one of two original members from the bands beginnings in Barnsley 1977 (the other being guitarist Paul Quinn), he would probably prefer a mug of Yorkshire tea! Recently released new album Thunderbolt, number twenty …

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Saxon – Announce New Album & UK Tour

SAXON ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘THUNDERBOLT’SET FOR RELEASE 2nd FEBRUARY 2018 VIA MILITIA GUARD (SILVER LINING MUSIC) THUNDERBOLT TOUR PART 1 UK & EUROPEAN DATES ANNOUNCED SAXON isn’t wasting any time in 2018. Following the critically acclaimed release of ‘Battering Ram’ in 2015, the heavy metal giants are set to release …

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Saxon To Release ‘The Vinyl Hoard’ in October

A HOARD OF LIVE GLORY IN A BOX OF VINYL GOLD FROM SAXON   Britain’s favourite Heavy Metal warriors Saxon will have four of their most explosive live recordings pressed on vinyl for the first time and released by Demon Records in a must-have deluxe box set. ‘The Vinyl Hoard’ will …

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Saxon’s Biff Byford Interview on the Upcoming Release of ‘Eagles and Dragons’

PlanetMosh’s Miley Stevens caught up with Saxon‘s legendary frontman Biff Byford ahead of an exciting new release called Eagles and Dragons – due to be out on 18th March 2016. Miley: So Biff, you’re due to release a nine part vinyl box set called Eagles and Dragons? Biff: Yeah, it’s …

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Saxon To Release 9 Album Vinyl Box Set

NWOBHM Legends Saxon To Release 9 Album Vinyl Box Set via Demon Records on 18th March 2016 Demon Records has announced the release of an extraordinary Saxon Box Set containing vinyl LPs of the band’s nine studio albums recorded between 1991 and 2009. “Eagles and Dragons” will be released on …

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Saxon Reveals New Track “Queen of Hearts” and Lyric Video

  Saxon Reveals New Track “Queen of Hearts” and Lyric Video On October 30, 2015, legendary British heavy metal quintet SAXON will release their 21st studio album, Battering Ram, in North America via UDR Music. The new album boasts a clinically ‘heavy’ echo of SAXON’s glorious NWOBHM sound! Ultimate Classic …

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Bloodstock – Sunday August 10

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The sun dawned over the final day of Catton Park… well, it would have if it could have been seen through the heavy clouds and incessant rain which had unleashed itself over southern Derbyshire in the early hours of the morning and showed no sign of abating a sodden campers …

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THE SCINTILLA PROJECT Featuring Biff Byford Of Saxon New Album ‘The Hybrid’ 

Overview: SCINTILLA, a science fiction thriller is set deep underground in the wilds of a former Soviet state where strange genetic experiments are taking place. A war weary mercenary is hired to lead a company scientist to the secret underground laboratory and with his team of mercenaries to steal the …

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Doro – CCD Hall Dusseldorf – 2nd and 3rd May 2014

Doro’s current tour is billed as “30 years strong and proud”, but the real celebration of Doro’s 30th anniverary took place at the start of May in her home town of Dusseldorf.  For her 20th and 25th anniversary shows she did special gigs in Dusseldorf with special guests joining her, …

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Graspop Metal Meeting 2013 – Day 2 – Saturday 29/06/13

Graspop Metal Meeting 2013 – Day 2 – Saturday 29/06/13

On a cold Saturday morning, the sounds of laughter abounded in Metal Town with the rumour that the sun was going to make an appearance on Day 2 of the Graspop Metal Meeting 2013. Saturday June 29th Vanderbuyst (7) were a new band to this reviewer but their fantastic set …

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Biff Byford, Saxon, Interview.

After twenty albums Saxon still have the ability to rejuvenate their talent and direction.  As we all know Saxon have had their fair share of high and lows, and with their latest album ‘Sacrifice’, they have proven again to the modernism people of the metal world, Saxon are still soaring …

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Saxon Press Conference, Hellfest 2013

I attended the Saxon press conference at this years Hellfest. Biff Byford and the guys answered all the questions that were asked.   SaxonPressHellfest2013   .                 .                     .

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Avantasia – ‘The Mystery Of Time’

Originally founded in 1999 as a means for the then 21-year old Tobias Sammet to produce what he regarded the ultimate rock opera project – something which he apparently eventually drew a line under when he announced the end of Avantasia from the Wacken stage back in August 2011.  But, …

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Avantasia – Interview with Tobias Sammett

After apparently calling it quits two years ago, German power metal maestro Tobias Sammett delivered a pleasant surprise to his legions of fans when it was revealed that there would, in fact, be a new Avantasia studio album, ‘The Mystery Of Time’, which is being released at the end of …

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Interview with Biff Byford, Saxon – May 2012

I recently spoke to Saxon frontman Biff Byford to talk about Saxon’s new DVD release – Heavy metal thunder, Eagles over wacken, live dates, and their next album… Planetmosh: You’ve just released your new live DVD – Heavy metal thunder, Eagles over wacken.  What made you choose Wacken as the …

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Battle Beast – Steel

The phrase “heavy metal as it should be” is one of those throwaway expressions that seems to be pretty de rigeur at c’est moment du temps. Which beggars the question: just how should heavy metal be played? Except loud? And heavy. Fortunately, this Finnish six piece have veered away from …

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