Category: SAXON

VA – Lightning To The Nations; NWOBHM 25th Anniversary Collection (Disc 2)

The New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (N.W.O.B.H.M.) was a musical movement that somehow saved – or revitalized if you want – the languishing metal / hard rock scene at the end of the Seventies, and cemented the ’80s sound for the genre during the entire decade. The excellent 3-CD box “Lightnin’ To The Nations: NWOBHM 25th Anniversary Collection” comprises...

SAXON – Decade Of The Eagle [2CD digipak remastered] (2017)

Almost at the same time of the new studio album, SAXON has a new digipak 2-CD release titled “Decade Of The Eagle” appeared at the end of 2017 via Union Square Music, a BMG Company. Featuring remastered material “Decade Of The Eagle” is a retrospective that spans the band’s first nine albums and represents the very best of the first...

SAXON – Thunderbolt (2018)

Legendary British act SAXON isn’t wasting any time in 2018. The metal giants are set to release their latest studio album, “Thunderbolt”, on February 2nd via the Militia Guard label (Silver Lining Music).NWoBHM stalwarts, basically if you like traditional metal, Saxon are where it’s at and have been for longer than I can remember. Album number 22 comes two and...

SAXON – Wheels Of Steel [Remastered, Extra Tracks Edition]

SAXON – Wheels Of Steel [Remastered, Extra Tracks Edition]

Some classic SAXON albums is its remastered / extra tracks edition have been requested here, so let’s go now with “Wheels Of Steel” the second studio album by the English band. “Wheels Of Steel [Remastered, Extra Tracks Edition]” features no less than 8 bonus tracks, including some rare tracks, a single B-side, the legendary SAXON performance at the first Castle...

SAXON – Strong Arm Of The Law [Remastered, Extra Tracks Edition]

SAXON – Strong Arm Of The Law [Remastered, Extra Tracks Edition]

Some classic SAXON albums is its remastered / extra tracks edition have been requested here, so let’s go now with “Strong Arm Of The Law” the third studio album by the English band. “Strong Arm Of The Law [Remastered, Extra Tracks Edition]” features no less than 8 bonus tracks, including alternate versions / mixes, a great BBC Session, and a...

SAXON – Denim And Leather [Remastered, Extra Tracks Edition]

SAXON – Denim And Leather [Remastered, Extra Tracks Edition]

Some classic SAXON albums is its remastered / extra tracks edition have been requested here, so let’s start with the band’s terrific fourth LP. “Denim And Leather [Remastered, Extra Tracks Edition]” features no less than 9 bonus tracks, including single B-sides, a killer 1981 show and a complete booklet in the Rock Candy fashion with rare photos and liner notes...

SAXON – Solid Book Of Rock; Disc 7 Classics Re-Recorded (2017)

SAXON – Solid Book Of Rock; Disc 7 Classics Re-Recorded (2017)

British legends SAXON have released “Solid Book Of Rock“, a massive 14-disc deluxe set that delivers an enormous amount of audio and video material packaged in a large format 12″ x 12″ book with a new cover painting is by Paul R. Gregor. The mammoth box contains 3 DVD and all 9 studio albums issued by Saxon between 1991 and...

SAXON – Solid Book Of Rock; Disc 9 Lionheart +1 [Rough Mix] (2017)

SAXON – Solid Book Of Rock; Disc 9 Lionheart +1 [Rough Mix] (2017)

British legends SAXON have released “Solid Book Of Rock“, a massive 14-disc deluxe set that delivers an enormous amount of audio and video material packaged in a large format 12″ x 12″ book with a new cover painting is by Paul R. Gregor. The mammoth box contains 3 DVD and all 9 studio albums issued by Saxon between 1991 and...

SAXON – Innocence Is No Excuse [remastered + bonus]

SAXON – Innocence Is No Excuse [remastered + bonus]

Parlophone is releasing “The Complete Albums 1979-1988” from British legends SAXON, a limited edition 10-CD box set featuring digitally remastered and expanded editions of the pioneer metal band studio albums from the period between 1979 and 1988, including Saxon, Wheels of Steel, Strong Arm of the Law, Denim and leather, The Eagle has Landed, Power and the Glory, Crusader, Innocence...

SAXON – Greatest Saxon (2016)

SAXON – Greatest Saxon (2016)

With material selected by frontman Biff Byford, Demon Music Group is releasing “Greatest Saxon“, a SAXON compilation featuring some of the most relevant music recently created by the legendary British metal band. Yes, “Greatest Saxon” is just another ‘Best Of’ from Saxon, and if you’re scratching your head asking yourself if it was necessary another one, the answer is yes.Unlike...

SAXON – Battering Ram (2015)

SAXON – Battering Ram (2015)

UK legends SAXON are delivering us (release date October 16) a recording of brand new material in the form of this hard-hitting beast called “Battering Ram” which is surely deserving of its name. The band’s 21st full-length pulls no punches and offers exactly what Saxon fans want with frontman Biff Byford in absolute top-form, along with what I can soundly...

SAXON – Battering Ram [single] (2015)

SAXON – Battering Ram [single] (2015)

* British legends SAXON have a new album ready, their 21st studio recording entitled “Battering Ram” expected for October 16, 2015, through UDR Music GmbH.The first single and title track has just been released exclusively at iTunes, a rocking track very much in Saxon’s ’80s style. Speaking about the musical direction of Saxon’s follow-up to 2013’s ‘Sacrifice’, the band’s frontman,...

SAXON – Warriors Of The Road ; The Saxon Chronicles Part II (2014)

* SAXON, one of worldwide most loved, respected and heard Metal heroes, continue their detailed documentation of life on the road with “Warriors Of The Road – The Saxon Chronicles Part II“, featuring extensive coverage of their 2013 appearance at the UK’s Steelhouse Festival plus full-sets from the Wacken and Download festivals in 2012 and Graspop in 2013. A further...

SAXON – St. George’s Day Live In Manchester (2014)

* British metal legends SAXON are releasing “St. George’s Day Sacrifice – Live In Manchester”, a ‘hidden treasure’ recorded live at The Ritz in Manchester, England during the band’s Sacrifice World Tour.Saxon traditionally performs each year a show on St. George’s Day. Honoring a fine tradition, the band is paying homage to England’s patron, Saint George, whose traditionally accepted day...

SAXON – Unplugged And Strung Up (2013)

*  the real one There is always feral beauty in a raging beast… and with “Unplugged and Strung Up”, SAXON’s selection of unique, fresh and adventurous interpretations of material previously heard only with raw heavy metal thunder, the point is triumphantly underscored. “Unplugged and Strung Up” reveals layers and pieces previously dormant in many of the 14 classic Saxon songs...