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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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[prank] A Compendium of Iris’s Short Reviews

2015 is fun. Here are some ‘Twitter’ Reviews by Iris North The gist: Very freely associate words and phrases with whatever comes to mind first, based on the prompts. Adrenaline Mob – Dearly Departed EP: They’re cursed. Aptly named! Karyn Crisis’ Gospel Of The Witches – Salem’s Wounds: Gospel?! *gasp* Metal …

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Saxon – Rock City, Nottingham – 04/02/2015

Preceding the U.K rock giants tonight are heavy metallers Hell; a strangely bizarre band who flirt dangerously between theatrical Satanism and occult metal. Lead vocalist David Bower summoned his five piece band from of the darkest pits of Derby to perform tracks from albums “Human Remains” and” Curse and Chapter”. …

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SAXON Re-Releases Two Classic Collections on 13th Feb

SAXON is ready to kick off 2015 with the re-release of two classic collections, each covering significant career highlights as well as offering something new in their 2015 versions.   On February 13, 2015, SAXON greatest hits release Heavy Metal Thunder will make its market re-entry together with a brand …

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Saxon re-schedule postponed shows

NWOBHM legends Saxon have announced the re-scheduled dates for their recently postponed UK shows. The tail end of the UK tour, originally planned for December 2014, had to be delayed due to Nigel Glocker’s sudden health problems. The drummer, who was taken to hospital with a brain aneurysm, is now …

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Saxon to headline Hard Rock Hell 9

Saxon are to headline the ninth annual Hard Rock Hell, which takes place at Pwhelli in north Wales from November 12 – 15. The NWOBHM legends return to HRH after five years to play a mammoth two hour set covering their entire back catalogue. Other acts to be confirmed today include …

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Saxon, The Ritz, Manchester. 04/12/2014

Saxon are back at the Ritz, the first time since the release of ‘Saxon- St. George’s Day Sacrifice – Live in Manchester’ back in March of this year. The set list that time was pure fan driven magic, however this time around the tour is dubbed ‘Warriors of the Road’ …

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Saxon at Bloodstock 2014

Sunday at Bloodstock saw a return from metal veterans Saxon.  Saxon fans had a double treat as the art gallery on site was displaying several paintings by Paul Gregory from Saxon album covers.  Below are some photos of Saxon performing their set on the main stage… [flickrapi user=”planet mosh” get=”photoset” …

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Bloodstock – Sunday August 10

Bloodstock 2014 logo

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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Saxon- St. George’s Day Sacrifice – Live in Manchester

It is not often I can say this, but, I was there at the recording of this, Saxon’s ‘Sacrifice World Tour’ recorded live at The Ritz in Manchester. British NWOHM Legends Saxon traditionally perform each year on St. George’s Day. By doing so they are paying homage to England’s patron, …

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Stormzone – Interview with ‘Harv’

Belfast heavyweights Stormzone play a rare hometown gig this coming Saturday, when they headline the PlanetMosh supported ‘Blazefest IV’, an eight-band charity fundraising gig in aid of the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children. Now, as we said, this is one of the few times a year the Storm breaks …

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WACKEN online Advent calendar latest band announcements!

The Wacken advent calendar started on the 1st Dec and the first bands revealed so far are: Skid Row, Bring Me The Horizon, Excrementory Grindfucker, Crematory, Hammerfall, Steel Panther, Bülent Ceylan, Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Vogelfrey, Pampatut, The Vintage Caravan, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Saxon and August Burns Red. 2 new bands …

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WACKEN online Advent calendar – bands announced so far…

The Wacken advent calendar started on the 1st Dec and the first bands revealed so far are: Skid Row, Bring Me The Horizon, Excrementory Grindfucker, Crematory and Hammerfall. Since then the following bands have been announced Double package behind door 6 Steel Panther – Feel the steel! The mighty Steel Panther …

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Primitai – ‘Rise Again’

Primitai - Rise Again

Berkshire five piece Primitai have been honing their particular brand of 80s-inspired traditional heavy metal riffery for a little over a decade years now, and this, their third album, is further consolidation of their position of the best young bands purveying this particular style of metal-foolery. While their 2007 debut …

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Reuben Archer’s Personal Sin.

Album of the year and it is only August? You betcha and I’d even put my house on it (even tho it is rented). Reuben Archer,currently handling lead vocals with Stampede has taken some time out to record a solo album called Personal Sin with fellow Stampede member,guitarist Rob Wolverson …

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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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