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Saxon - To Release 14-Disc Box Set In August

British heavy metal legends Saxon will release The Solid Book Of Rock on August 4th. It contains all nine studio albums from 1991 to 2009 plus two bonus CDs and three bonus DVDs. It all comes in a 12" x 12" casebound book featuring a brand new cover painting by Paul R. Gregory and includes a 24 page booklet with all the lyrics and credits, plus photos. If that wasn't enough, you can get the fabulous cover art as a print signed by Biff Byford with the Amazon Exclusive Edition. These are limited to just 500 copies so be quick! Watch Biff tell you all about it below.

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Posted: 01.07.2017 by nikarg | Comments (1)


Saxon - Unveil Upcoming Album Title And Release

Saxon recently unveiled the first details for their next studio album in an interview. The follow up to Battering Ram is set to be released in January 2018 and will be called Thunderbolt. Artwork and trackilst have yet to be revealed. The British veteran band also revealed recently that the upcoming disc would feature a song called "They Played Rock And Roll" in honour of late Lemmy Killmister.

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Posted: 16.06.2017 by The Underdog | Comments (1)


Saxon - Bassist To Miss Shows Due To Family Emergency

British heavy metal legends Saxon will play several shows on their current European tour without bassist Nibbs Carter after he had to urgently return home to be with his family. The band explained that "due to a family emergency," Nibbs would not play six shows, starting on December 11th in Ljubljana, Slovenia and ending on December 18th in Barcelona, Spain. Filling in for him is Greek musician Kostas ''Gus'' Macricostas, who has previously played with Battleroar.

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Posted: 13.12.2016 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Saxon - Begin Work On New Album

English heavy metal giants Saxon have started working on their new musical creation. Their next album will follow last year's Battering Ram. Furthermore, the band is about to release the live album Let Me Feel Your Power on September 23rd. Their 10th live album and 16 track album was recorded in Munich during November 2015 and Brighton in January 2016, with bonus materials from Chicago in September 2015.

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Posted: 15.09.2016 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Saxon - Release Vinyl Box Set Trailer

As we already reported, British NWOBHM legends Saxon will unleash a vinyl box set containing vinyl LPs of the band's nine studio albums recorded between 1991 and 2009. Eagles And Dragons will be released on March 18th via Demon Records and the first teaser for it is here.

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Posted: 28.01.2016 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Saxon - Vinyl Box Set Coming

Here is something for vinyl aficionados. Demon Records has announced the release of an extraordinary Saxon box set containing vinyl LPs of the band's nine studio albums recorded between 1991 and 2009. Eagles And Dragons will be released on March 18th.

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Posted: 19.01.2016 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Saxon - New Lyric Video Online

British heavy metal legends Saxon already revealed one official video "Battering Ram" a couple of months ago. The band now shares a new lyric video for the song "Queen Of Hearts", which can be seen down below. It comes from band's upcoming studio album, Battering Ram, out on October 16th through UDR Music.

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Posted: 11.10.2015 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Saxon - Premiere New Video

UK heavy metallers Saxon have shared a brand new video for the upcoming single and album of the same name, Battering Ram. "Battering Ram" is the title track from the band's upcoming 21st full-length album, due out on October 16th through UDR Music. If you want to hear new material from the veteran band, just click play on the video below for a first taste of the new record.

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Posted: 31.07.2015 by Bad English | Comments (5)


Saxon - Announce New Video

UK heavy metallers Saxon are busy in the making of a video for the upcoming single "Battering Ram", due out August 28th. "Battering Ram" is the title track from the band's upcoming 21st full-length album, due out October 16th through UDR Music.

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Posted: 25.07.2015 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Saxon - New Album Title Announced

The follow-up to 2013's Sacrifice and heavy metal veterans Saxon's 21st album will be called Battering Ram, says frontman Biff Byford, who expects the album to be released this autumn by October. Byford says that the album is nearing completion with a few last details to take care of.

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Posted: 30.05.2015 by RaduP | Comments (0)


Girlschool - EP Coming, European Tour With Saxon, Motörhead

Legendary British metallers Girlschool are gearing up to tour North America for the first time in 20 years, and it's happening this May. Girlschool will be previewing tracks from its new album, Guilty As Sin, set for release later this summer via UDR Music and, as a special treat, will be selling a special-edition EP titled Propaganda!.

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Posted: 02.05.2015 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Saxon - Live Drummer Announced, Glockler Leaving Hospital

Saxon's drummer Nigel Glockler has had a rough time. He was rushed to the hospital and underwent an operation to address a brain aneurysm. A second procedure took place after the first was unsuccessful. The good news is that he will be released from the hospital tomorrow and is much better. Also, the heavy metallers hired Sven Dirkschneider, who is the son of Udo Dirkschneider (Accept, U.D.O.), as their new live drummer until Nigel Glockler recovers fully.

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Posted: 02.01.2015 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Saxon - Drummer Hospitalized, Reschedule UK Tour

Heavy metallers Saxon were currently touring in the UK. However, the band has informed that their drummer Nigel Glockler was rushed to the hospital in Newcastle. The group has been forced to postpone all UK shows to February 2015 due to his health issues as Nigel has been taken ill. Hopefully, Nigel Glockler can recover from this.

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Posted: 10.12.2014 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Saxon - To Enter The Studio

British heavy metal veterans Saxon will enter the studio in early 2015 to begin recording the follow-up to 2013's Sacrifice for a late summer release. In a recent interview, singer Biff Byford announced that the new album is planned to be released around August or September next year.

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Posted: 18.11.2014 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Saxon - Working On New Album

British heavy metal legends Saxon have commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to 2013's Sacrifice album. In a recent interview, frontman Biff Byford confirmed that the band has been working on their next album and he is also working on a solo album himself. He expects the new Saxon album and his solo output to be released in 2015.

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Posted: 14.09.2014 by Bad English | Comments (2)