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Saxon – Thunderbolt (Tour edition)

Back in February this year, Saxon released Thunderbolt, which has proven to be one of their best and most popular albums in recent years. Planetmosh reviewer Dennis Jarman certainly liked it – check out his review here. Now the band have decided to release a “Tour edition” version of the …

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Saxon Announce Special Tour Edition of Critically Acclaimed album ‘Thunderbolt’

SAXON Announce Special Tour Edition of Critically Acclaimed album  ‘Thunderbolt’ Since 1979 SAXON have shown their ability to take rock ‘n’ roll and give it an electrifying edge which has since cemented their status as pioneers of the British heavy metal wave. With over twenty studio albums under their belt, …

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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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Ramblin Man 2017 – Friday

This year’s Ramblin Man festival saw the addition of a Friday bill. Rather than a full day it was just an afternoon/evening affair and fans were tempted in with the offer of a free beer. There was a good turnout even though not everyone was able to get down there …

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Ramblin’ Man Fair – Announce More Artists & Extra Day!

Ramblin’ Man Fair have announced three new acts –  Saxon, Last in Line, Graham Bonnet Band, all of which will play on the Friday – an extra day for the festival. The festival will be split into four stages over three days. Stages announced so far include Mainstage, Prog In …

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Saxon – Announce New Live Album

British NWOBHM legends Saxon will unleash Let Me Feel Your Power, their 10th live album, on October 7th via UDR Music The 16 track album was recorded in Munich during November 2015 and Brighton in January 2016, with bonus materials from Chicago in September 2015, Let Me Feel Your Power will be …

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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 Announce UK/Ireland Tour with Fastway and Girlschool

  SAXON ANNOUNCE UK & IRISH DATES FOR THEIR BATTERING RAM TOUR      NWOBHM icons Saxon have announced 10 dates for the UK/Ireland leg of their upcoming Battering Ram World Tour. They will be joined by special guests Fastway and Girlschool for the much awaited shows, opening in Newcastle …

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L.A. Guns – Birdwell Venue, Barnsley: 28th May 2016

Birdwell Venue is a former Working Mans Club on the outskirts of Barnsley South Yorkshire with good transport links, situated just off the M1, it’s easy to find and a has large car park. It’s a reasonable sized venue with a capacity of 350 seated, possibly more if the seats …

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A Salute To Lemmy – Metal Hammer Golden God Awards To Celebrate Lemmy Kilmister

The Metal Hammer Golden God Awards in association with Fireball has brought together rock behemoths, Saxon, with Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee of Motörhead, to play a special one-off set of Lemmy’s favourite Saxon songs and Motörhead classics in a unique Salute To Lemmy. Lemmy was, and will always be, …

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Biff from Saxon signing Eagles and Dragons posters for Box Set

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 18th March. “Eagles and Dragons” features nine seminal NWOBHM albums which before today, were only released on …

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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 Release Trailer for ‘Eagles and Dragons’

Saxon Release a Video Trailer for EAGLES AND DRAGONS their Exclusive 9LP Box set of all studio albums between 1991 – 2009 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 …

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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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Hard Rock Hell IX – Highlights Review

This weekend, Wales played home to the heavily anticipated ninth cycle of Hard Rock Hell Festival, delivering yet another extraordinary event filled with die-hard fans, a copious level of booze, and over fifty bands from across the globe ready and willing to perform to thousands of rockers, all confined to …

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Saxon – Battering Ram

If there is ever a band that truly defines the meaning of the genre heavy metal then that band is Saxon and they have been hammering it out since 1976 when they were originally known as Son Of A Bitch. Their record company recommended a name change and so Saxon …

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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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Saxon founding members headline metal festival

Oliver Dawson Saxon headline the Metal Festival to be helf in Wigan at the Old Courts building on Saturday 26th September, tickets are £12 in advance or £14 on the door. Get Tickets Here Support comes from Kyrbgrinder, Sacrament, Twisted State Of Mind and Bloodwork Salvation. Oliver Dawson Saxon are …

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Saxon Releases Official “Battering Ram” Music Video

Saxon Releases Official “Battering Ram” Music Video On October 16, 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! Check out the official “Battering Ram” …

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