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Album review: SAXON – Live In Germany 1991

Saxon - Live In Germany 1991

Edsel Records [Release date 28.10.13] You could argue: why do we want another Saxon live album from a time when arguably they were past their peak?  Don’t be so miserable.  Recorded in Germany in 1991 the band had just recorded … Continue reading

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Gig review: SAXON, THE QUIREBOYS, Oxford Academy, 5 May 2013

Saxon - Oxford Academy, 5 May 2013

If only everything in life was as reliable as Saxon. You can set your watch by the fact the enduring Yorkshire stalwarts of the NWOBHM will be touring every spring, usually to coincide with St George’s Day. And you can … Continue reading

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Gig review: SAXON, Nottingham Rock City, 20 April 2013

Saxon - Nottingham Rock City, 20 April 2013

First a rant, tonight’s gig followed the current trend to start gigs earlier and earlier so they can tag on a club night after. This means that people finishing work at normal times miss out or have to make arrangements … Continue reading

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Gig review: SAXON, The Quireboys, Leamington Assembly, 18 April 2013

Saxon, Leamington Assembly, 18 April 2013

A couple of years ago Biff announced from the Assembly stage that he was so impressed with the venue and the audience that he promised to bring the band back on the next tour. Many things get said within the … Continue reading

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Interview with BIFF BYFORD (Saxon)

I have been in the presence of many fellow music journalists, all of whom had at least one disappointing tale to tell of meeting with a music idol who failed to meet their expectations. Though I dreaded the same, I … Continue reading

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SAXON – Sacrifice

Saxon - Sacrifice

UDR/EMI 2CD  [Release date 04.03.13 ] NWOBHM Legends Saxon have been on a bit of roll with recent albums and tours getting much acclaim. And this new album sees no let up at all. This album is to the last … Continue reading

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SAXON – Heavy Metal Thunder – The Movie

SAXON  (2DVD) UDR/EMI NWoBHM stalwarts Saxon have been rocking for over 35 and currently enjoying some of their biggest success ever. Certainly in terms of new album, live reviews, Saxon are pretty much top of their game, and they have … Continue reading

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SAXON announce April UK tour dates

SAXON ANNOUNCE ‘SACRIFICE TOUR’ IN SPRING Never tired of the road, Saxon announce the UK leg of their Sacrifice World Tour in support of the upcoming album of the same name. The New Wave of British Heavy Metal legends will … Continue reading

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