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Biff Byford’s School of Hard Knocks

Saxon’s legendary frontman, Biff Byford will release his first ever solo album School of Hard Knocks on 21st February through Silver Lining Music, and it features a number of guest appearances from the world of rock. This welcome news comes during the singer’s current recuperation following heart surgery. An aural storybook from the heavy metal bard it highlights both his ...

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Interview with Biff Byford of Saxon about forthcoming release — Eagles and Dragons

A new Saxon package “Eagles and Dragons” is out soon. The set features nine albums which before today, were only released on vinyl in some regions (including Germany, Italy and the UK) and even then, only in very limited quantities. The new luxury 180 gram vinyl versions in the collection, including inner sleeves with all the lyrics, are a must-have ...

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The Scintilla Project featuring Biff Byford of Saxon

Biff Byford of Saxon is now part of a new music venture called The Scintilla Project inspired by the movie ‘Scintilla’. The film, a science fiction thriller, set deep underground in the wilds of a former Soviet state where strange genetic experiments are taking place. A war weary mercenary is hired to lead a company scientist to the secret underground laboratory ...

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Byford Cancels UK & European Tour Dates

Following a number of similar cancellations in the last couple of weeks, Biff Byford has announced the cancellation of his UK tour that was due this coming April and May. The cancellation is mainly due to low ticket sales, that may or may not have been affected by the current worldwide Covid 19 virus pandemic, a reason given as the ...

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Byford’s Valentine Wish

“Happy Valentine’s Day!” declared Saxon vocalist Biff Byford on 14th February when he released his new solo single, aptly titled ‘Me And You’. “I wrote this song for my wife and our 25th anniversary but I think it can be for anybody who’s in a relationship,” he continued. “We all have anniversaries and memories, not my usual style of song ...

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Byford’s Backstreet Confessions

Biff Byford has released the second single and title track from his debut solo album, School of Hard Knocks. The Saxon front man has also released a video to accompany the single, wherein he relates the experiences of growing up in a Northern working-class background and the choices he made to climb rock’s ladder towards fame and glory. Visually we ...

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Interview with Biff from Saxon

English heavy metal band Saxon are considered to be one of the front-runners of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. The band had eight UK Top 40 albums in the 1980’s including four UK Top 10 albums and two Top 5 albums. Between 1980 and 1987 Saxon established themselves as one of Europe’s biggest metal acts. They are still ...

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Scarborough Fair & Beyond

Having just released his debut solo album, Saxon frontman Biff Byford will be taking School of Hard Knocks for an airing on the road, in a tour of two halves, filled with both chat and live music. Prior to the tour, Byford has released a cover of the classic folk song ‘Scarborough Fair’ as his latest single. Movingly world weary ...

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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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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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