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Country: United Kingdom
Label: Steamhammer Records

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Formed in: 1976

1976-1990 New wave of British heavy metal
1990- Heavy metal

Line-up

Current members:
1976-  Peter Rodney "Biff" Byford - vocals
1976-  Paul Quinn - guitar
1981-1987  Nigel Glockler - drums
› 1988-1998  -//-
› 2005-  -//-
1988-  Tim "Nibbs" Carter - bass
1995-  Douglas Scarratt - guitar
Former musicians:
1976-1978  David Ward - drums
1976-1986  Steve Dawson - bass
1976-1995  Graham Oliver - guitar
1978-1981  Pete Gill - drums
1986-1988  Paul "Fasker" Johnson - bass
1987-1988  Nigel Durham - drums
1988-2004  Fritz Randow - drums
2004-2005  Jörg Michael - drums
Studio musicians:
1988  Steven Lawes-Clifford - keyboards
1988  Steve Mann - backing vocals
1988  George Lamb - backing vocals
1988  Dave Taggart - backing vocals
1988  Phil Caffrey - backing vocals
2006  Rolf Köhler - backing vocals
2006  Olaf Senkbeil - backing vocals
2008  Matthias Ulmer - keyboards
Live musicians:
2010  Jens "Yenz Leonhardt" Arnsted - bass
Guest musicians:
1986  Elton John - piano
1995  Yngwie Malmsteen - guitar
2004  Chris Stubley - keyboards
2007  Gary "Angry" Anderson - vocals
2007  Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister - vocals
2007  Andi Deris - vocals
2011  Donald "Don" Airey - keyboards

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1979 | 7.2 Saxon
1980 | 8.4 Wheels Of Steel
1980 | 8.5 Strong Arm Of The Law
1981 | 8.5 Denim And Leather
1983 | 7.8 Power And The Glory
1984 | 7.7 Crusader
1985 | 7.9 Innocence Is No Excuse
1986 | 6.5 Rock The Nations
1988 | 6.9 Destiny
1991 | 7.7 Solid Ball Of Rock
1993 | 7.2 Forever Free
1995 | 7.4 Dogs Of War
1997 | 8.1 Unleash The Beast
1998 | 7.7 Altar Of The Eagles [EP]
1999 | 7.9 Metalhead
2001 | 7.8 Killing Ground
2004 | 8.3 Lionheart
2007 | 8.2 The Inner Sanctum
2009 | 7.9 Into The Labyrinth
2011 | 8 Call To Arms
2013 | 7.6 Sacrifice
 
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Photo galleries

19.12.2011 Saxon, Hammerfall - Sheffield, England, 19th December 2011 by Baz Anderson
04.12.2010 Hard Rock Hell IV - Prestatyn, Wales, 4th December 2010 by Baz Anderson
20.06.2010 Hellfest Open Air - Clisson, France, 20/06/2010 by Moocher
18.06.2010 Hellfest Open Air - Clisson, France, 18th-20th June 2010 by Baz Anderson
14.08.2009 Bloodstock Open Air - Catton Hall, England, 14th-16th August 2009 by Baz Anderson
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Saxon


News / Concerts / Interviews

News
14.09.2014 Saxon - Working On New Album
21.04.2014 Saxon - European Tour Confirmed
19.01.2014 Saxon - New Video Released
29.11.2013 Saxon - New Video Online
29.09.2013 Saxon - New Compilation Artwork Revealed
19.09.2013 Saxon - To Release Collection Of Reworked Songs
 
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Interviews
17.09.2007 with Tim "Nibbs" Carter
Articles
21.12.2011 Saxon, Hammerfall - Sheffield, England, 19th December 2011
07.05.2007 Saxon - Paris, 30.03.07

Concerts
25.10.2014 GRE, Athens
26.10.2014 GRE, Thessaloniki
30.10.2014 GER, Bremen
01.11.2014 GER, Oberhausen (1)
02.11.2014 GER, Cologne
04.11.2014 GER, Saarbrücken (1)
05.11.2014 BEL, Antwerp (1)
06.11.2014 NED, Tilburg (1)
08.11.2014 SWE, Stockholm (2)
09.11.2014 SWE, Gothenburg
10.11.2014 DEN, Aarhus
12.11.2014 DEN, Copenhagen
13.11.2014 GER, Hamburg (1)
14.11.2014 GER, Berlin
15.11.2014 POL, Warsaw
16.11.2014 CZE, Prague
18.11.2014 AUT, Linz
19.11.2014 SUI, Pratteln
20.11.2014 GER, Munich
21.11.2014 GER, Mannheim
23.11.2014 GER, Stuttgart
24.11.2014 FRA, Paris (1)
25.11.2014 FRA, Lyon
26.11.2014 FRA, Toulouse
28.11.2014 FRA, Strasbourg (1)
29.11.2014 FRA, Lille
30.11.2014 GBR, Bristol
01.12.2014 GBR, Bournemouth
02.12.2014 GBR, Nottingham (1)
04.12.2014 GBR, Manchester
05.12.2014 IRL, Dublin (1)
06.12.2014 GBR, Belfast
07.12.2014 GBR, Glasgow (1)
09.12.2014 GBR, Newcastle
10.12.2014 GBR, Leeds
11.12.2014 GBR, Wolverhampton (1)
12.12.2014 GBR, Oxford
13.12.2014 GBR, London

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