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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-  Biff Byford - vocals
1976-  Paul Quinn - guitars
1981-1987  Nigel Glockler - drums
› 1988-1998  -//-
› 2005-  -//-
1988-  Timothy "Tim" 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 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  Dave Taggart - backing vocals
1988  Steve Mann - backing vocals
1988  Phil Caffrey - backing vocals
1988  George Lamb - backing vocals
2006  Olaf Senkbeil - backing vocals
2006  Rolf Köhler - backing vocals
2008  Matthias Ulmer - keyboards
Live musicians:
2010  Jens Arnsted - bass
2015  Sven Dirkschneider - drums
Guest musicians:
1986  Elton John - piano
1995  Yngwie Malmsteen - guitars
2004  Chris Stubley - keyboards
2007  Andreas "Andi" Deris - vocals
2007  Angry - vocals
2007  Lemmy Kilmister - vocals
2011  Don Airey - keyboards

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1979 | 7.1 Saxon
1980 | 8.4 Wheels Of Steel
1980 | 8.5 Strong Arm Of The Law
1981 | 8.5 Denim And Leather
1983 | 7.9 Power And The Glory
1984 | 7.6 Crusader
1985 | 7.8 Innocence Is No Excuse
1986 | 6.5 Rock The Nations
1988 | 6.8 Destiny
1991 | 7.7 Solid Ball Of Rock
1993 | 7.2 Forever Free
1995 | 7.4 Dogs Of War
1997 | 8.2 Unleash The Beast
1998 | 7.7 Altar Of The Eagles [EP]
1999 | 7.9 Metalhead
2001 | 7.8 Killing Ground
2004 | 8.2 Lionheart
2007 | 8.2 The Inner Sanctum
2009 | 7.8 Into The Labyrinth
2011 | 8 Call To Arms
2013 | 7.7 Sacrifice
2015 | 7.7 Battering Ram
 
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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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News / Concerts / Interviews

News
28.01.2016 Saxon - Release Vinyl Box Set Trailer
19.01.2016 Saxon - Vinyl Box Set Coming
11.10.2015 Saxon - New Lyric Video Online
31.07.2015 Saxon - Premiere New Video
25.07.2015 Saxon - Announce New Video
30.05.2015 Saxon - New Album Title Announced
 
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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
28.10.2016 GBR, Newcastle
29.10.2016 GBR, Glasgow
30.10.2016 GBR, Belfast
01.11.2016 IRL, Dublin
02.11.2016 GBR, Manchester
03.11.2016 GBR, Bristol
05.11.2016 GBR, London (1)
06.11.2016 GBR, Wolverhampton
08.11.2016 GBR, Sheffield
09.11.2016 GBR, Nottingham
11.11.2016 NED, Tilburg
11.11.2016 GER, Oldenburg in Holstein - Metal Hammer Paradise 2016
13.11.2016 NED, Zwolle
16.11.2016 FRA, Strasbourg
17.11.2016 GER, Stuttgart
18.11.2016 AUT, Telfs
22.11.2016 GER, Berlin
03.12.2016 GER, Oberhausen - Ruhrpott Metal Meeting 2016
02.12.2016 GER, Osnabrück
05.12.2016 GER, Saarbrücken
06.12.2016 GER, München
07.12.2016 AUT, Vienna
20.12.2016 FRA, Lyon
21.12.2016 FRA, Lille
22.12.2016 BEL, Antwerp

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