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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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SAXON – SACRIFICE

Sacrifice is the 20th album of the NWoBHM  legends SAXON.  It was recorded by Jacky Lehmann and mixed by Andy Sneap. The Albums starts with  ‘Procession’. The atmosphere is threatening and a good intro for the following song ‘Sacrifice’. This song is one of my favorite songs of the album. …

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Hellfest 2013 second announcement!

Hellfest have released their second instalment of bands for the 2013 event. As promised, here is the second announcement of 34 more bands, in addition to the first 50 names … The new confirmed bands are : ZZ TOP HELLOWEEN – SAXON – KREATOR – IMMORTAL – AT THE GATES …

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Graspop Metal Meeting 2013

Graspop Metal Meeting 2013 will be held in Dessel Festival Park over the weekend of Friday 28 June to Sunday 30 June 2013. With leading bands from just about every metal and rock subgenre and a lineup that spans several generations of heavy music, there’s loads of fun to be …

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Hellfest 2013 Clisson, Nantes, France. 21st to 23rd June

Hellfest 2013 takes place on 21/22/23 June at Rue du Champ Louet, 44190 Clisson, France. With a record of 113,000 people attending the festival in 2012, Hellfest has become the 3rd biggest festival in France. The originality of the festival’s artistic project has allowed it to reach an international recognition. Born …

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Power Theory – An Axe to Grind (cd)

  Power Theory was envisioned and created in 2007 by Bob “BB” Ballinger with the intention to form a True Metal band with a mix of the nwobhm, 80’s German Power Metal, and a little Bay Area Thrash thrown in to shake it up. Power Theory became a tight metal …

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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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Win SAXON DVD’S and CD’S – Closed

Saxon have just released their Heavy Metal Thunder-live on dvd and cd, and we have two copies of the DVD plus two copies of the CD to give away. For a chance to win a copy, just answer this simple question: Name the album that the hit single “747 (Strangers …

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Wacken 2nd to 4th August 2012

The biggest Metal Festival of the world! Wacken Open Air (W:O:A) takes place annually in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. With 70,000 festival visitors, it attracts all kinds of metal music fans, such as fans of black metal, death metal, power metal, thrash metal, gothic metal …

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Saxon – ABC Glasgow – 14/04/2011 (Gig)

Just to be a bit different, reviews of Fury UK & Wolfsbane sets were done at the Manchester gig. They will be posted soon. I got to review the Scottish Saxon set. After a great set from Fury UK and a wickedly wild one from Wolfsbane. Wolfsbane had whipped the …

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