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SAXON – The Eagle has Landed 40 ‘live’

Since their inception in the late 1970’s, Saxon have gone from being one of the forerunners of the awkwardly titled New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) to become one of the standard bearers of rock, and whilst they’ve never achieved the iconic status of other NWOBHM bands like Maiden and Leppard, nonetheless they’ve become one of the most successful ...

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SAXON’s The Eagle Has Landed            

To be a rock fan in the early eighties was heaven itself. The awkwardly named ‘New Wave of British Heavy Metal’ (NWOBHM) had seen some great bands coming forward, the Monsters of Rock festivals at Donington (forerunner of Download), had begun and there were some great live albums being released. No Sleep Til’ Hammersmith, Strangers in the Night and Saxon’s 1982 offering The ...

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More Saxon Classics Due 

Innocence Is No Excuse, Rock The Nations and Destiny are the latest Saxon albums to be given some impressive deluxe reissue attenntion. Initially intended for July, they will now be released on 10th August through BMG. The CDs will feature 24-page media books containing original lyrics, rare photos and memorabilia, alongside bonus tracks including a selection of early demos – Some ...

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Saxon Reissue Series Continues

Following the successful  deluxe reissuing of Saxon’s original three albums into the UK Rock Top 40, comes news that those next in line; Denim and Leather, Power & The Glory and Crusader will receive similar treatment from BMG as of 25th May. The CDs versions of each record will feature 24 page media books containing original lyrics, rare photos and ...

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Saxon Reissues

RAMzine Classic: SAXON – Wheels of Steel, Strong Arm of the Law and their self-titled debut!

Following in the footsteps of their recent Decade of the Eagle comes a reissuing of the first three albums by metal giants Saxon. They, of course, will need no introduction to rock fans of any age. They were one of the pioneers of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal and, along with Iron Maiden and Def Leppard, went on ...

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Saxon – Record Store Day Release & Tour Dates

British heavy metal heroes Saxon will release a limited edition of ‘Princess Of The Night’ as part of Record Store Day 2018 on 21st April. First released as a single back in 1981, ‘Princess Of The Night’  appeared on the Denim And Leather album and remains a firm fan favourite, being the song by Saxon most played song on Spotify. The ...

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Saxon Re-Release Classic Albums!

Heavy metal legends Saxon seal their reputation by reissuing their first three albums – Saxon, Wheels of Steel and Strong Arm Of The Law on May 30th. They will be available both on vinyl (coloured splatter/swirl vinyl) and CD versions that will feature 24 page media books containing original lyrics, rare photos and memorabilia. Changing their name from Son Of A ...

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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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