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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
12.06.2016 GBR, Castle Donington - Download Festival 2016 (3)
11.06.2016 FRA, Paris - Download Festival 2016 - Paris (4)
19.06.2016 BEL, Dessel - Graspop Metal Meeting 2016 (6)
07.07.2016 GER, Ballenstedt - Rockharz Open Air 2016
04.08.2016 GER, Schleswig-Holstein - Wacken Open Air 2016 (7)
11.11.2016 GER, Oldenburg in Holstein - Metal Hammer Paradise 2016

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Forum topics

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93d ago Saxon - Release Vinyl Box Set Trailer in News   (2)
186d ago Saxon - Premiere New Video in News   (5)
202d ago Saxon - New Lyric Video Online in News   (1)
280d ago Saxon - Dogs Of War in Albums   (1)
283d ago Saxon - Denim And Leather in Albums   (3)
439d ago Various Artists - NWOBHM '79 Revisited [VA] in Albums   (3)
508d ago Saxon - Drummer Hospitalized, Reschedule UK Tour in News   (2)
595d ago Saxon - Working On New Album in News   (2)
833d ago Saxon - New Video Released in News   (1)
885d ago Saxon - Sacrifice in Albums   (9)
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