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Saxon Release Deluxe Best of Anthology

Saxon – Decade Of The Eagle is a new deluxe anthology featuring 34 tracks, that looks back at  Saxon’s first decade as they built their reputation across heavy metal’s landscape. It will be released on 17th November through BMG. Decade Of The Eagle spans the band’s first nine albums and during which time they notched up five top 40 albums and ...

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Ramblin Man Fair 2017 – The Full Report

FRIDAY After the syrupy Graham Bonnet Band (who got things going early at around 4pm Friday with a great set of recognisable toons — what a fab start!) we careened with sufficient buzziness straight into a sizzling set from the unbelievably-wunderbar! American rockers Last in Line (the original line-up of Dio) with the terrifically cool Viv and Vinnie who brought shouts of joy ...

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Saxon announce ‘The Solid Book Of Rock’

British heavy metal legends, Saxon release The Solid Book of Rock, on August 18th 2017, a hefty collection comprising not only nine of Saxon’s studio albums from 1991 to 2009 but also eight bonus tracks and two bonus CDs and three DVDs. The bonus CDs comprise Classics Re-Recorded that was originally issued with the initial pressings of Killing Ground, and ...

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Saxon Unleash The Vinyl Hoard

When Saxon embark upon the UK leg of their Battering Ram World Tour this October 28th they will also be releasing The Vinyl Hoard a deluxe box set of live recordings on gold vinyl released through Demon Records. The Vinyl Hoard consists of eight records (featuring four double albums that were previously released as The Eagle Has Landed II and ...

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Saxon announce UK tour with Girlschool and Fastway

British heavy metal icons, and former RAMzine cover-stars, Saxon are back with a new UK tour celebrating 2015’s album ‘Battering Ram’. Fastway and Girlschool will support. Legendary front-man Biff Byford had this to say: “Gonna be a great tour with Fastway and Girlschool…I think this line up is unique, you don’t wanna miss it.  Looking forward to battering some halls… ...

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Saxon – Eagles and Dragons Vinyl Box Set Due

Saxon will release an exclusive box set containing nine vinyl albums of all their studio albums recorded between 1991 to 2009 – Eagles and Dragons is out on 18th March, from Demon Records. Eagles and Dragons features nine seminal NWOBHM albums previously only released on vinyl in some regions including Germany, Italy and the UK, and in very limited amounts. These new luxury ...

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Rock & Metal Albums of 2015

2015 has seen a huge amount of rock and metal albums released. The digital age of self-release has shown an increase in our submission box this year. More bands are using crowd funding then ever before. Kickstarter reports that last year £109.52 million was pledged in the music category alone. This year has seen all types of bands successful with ...

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Saxon’s Battering Ram – The Best of British!

Saxon are the best of British, the kings of metal with generations of fans everywhere. They’ve never changed from what they always have been, and why would they? They answer to no one, and new album Battering Ram is the perfect reason why they shouldn’t have to either. Opening the album with the title track ‘Battering Ram’, it is just ...

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RAMzine Issue 6 – Hard Rock Hell!

We made it! Six issues in one year! 2015 has certainly been about finding our feet, when you look through each issue you can notice some huge changes and improvements as we go along – that’s the magic of a zine. If we were in the 70s or 80s we would be on a typewriter cutting and sticking paper to ...

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Saxon at Hard Rock Hell 2015 by Lisa Billingham of Billibee

Hard Rock Hell A Hard Rocker’s Heaven

Hosted at Hafan Y Mor holiday park in North Wales, Hard Rock Hell is on the more glamorous side of the rock and metal festival events calendar, with either a holiday home caravan or apartment as accommodation for the weekend. Given the weather, not only in Wales but for the time of year in general, the solid abode was welcome; ...

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