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BMG to reissue three classic Saxon albums this month

Posted by on May 14, 2018

On May 25th, just in time for Memorial Day weekend, BMG will reissue three classic albums from the British heavy metal legends Saxon. Denim And Leather, Power & the Glory, and Crusader will be available on coloured splatter vinyl for the first time, which will also feature album lyrics, rare photos and memorabilia. CD copies […]

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Monsters Of Rock Cruise sets its sights on Jamaica for 2019

Posted by on April 19, 2018

If you’re a fan of ’80s and ’90s hair metal, you’ll be psyched to know that the 9th annual Monster Of Rock Cruise, has announced it’s lineup and dates –  February 24 – March 1, 2019. Departing out of Miami, Florida, this five-day/five-night cruise, dubbed “Band Overboard,” will embark on Royal Caribbean’s newly remodeled Mariner […]

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Saxon Flies into DC with the Black Star Riders on the Firepower Tour

Posted by on March 20, 2018

This past Sunday in the nation’s capital, England’s Saxon and LA’s Black Star Riders brought their classic sounding metal to the beautiful new Anthem music venue on Washington D.C.’s Southwest waterfront.  Both bands were opening for Judas Priest.  More on those guys here. Don Jamieson from VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show introduced the show that […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/7: The charts have (turn)stile

Posted by on March 7, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Once again, the debut section is stacked in this week’s edition of MBN. There’s 17 albums, same as last week, with the usual smattering of knowns and unknowns. If you follow the column New […]

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Rage Against the Machine, Living Colour, Mastodon will have Record Store Day releases available

Posted by on March 6, 2018

Record Store Day has proven to be a savior for the music industry, particularly independent record stores and vinyl sales. Since it launched in 2007, it’s expanded to two days (there’s also one on Black Friday) and vinyl sales have continued to increase every year. Meanwhile, the event, which was meant to get consumers away […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/28: The charts will find you

Posted by on February 28, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I haven’t actually checked, but I’m pretty sure this is the largest list of debuts compiled yet for 2018. There’s a whopping 17 albums listed below, some you likely know, some you don’t know, […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/21: Good tigers, bad tigers

Posted by on February 21, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I don’t know about you, but to me January 2018 moved a pace so slow that Electric Wizard got jealous. Hell, I’m convinced the only reason we’re getting real Tool album updates is some cosmic […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/14: Have a saxy Valentine’s Day

Posted by on February 14, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So it’s Valentine’s Day, and if you’re reading this column chances are you either don’t care, forgot and now have to run out and buy flowers for your significant other, or you’re snuggling your […]

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Review: Saxon’s ‘Thunderbolt’ is a modern-sounding monster of a record

Posted by on February 5, 2018

  I finally got to listen to the new Saxon record, Thunderbolt and all I can say is “Wow!” While I was expecting a good record from these British vets I frankly wasn’t expecting something so incredibly fresh as I received. This record immediately grabs you with the quality in its production and the clear […]

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New & Noteworthy, February 2nd, 2018: Order of New Releases

Posted by on February 2, 2018

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week was a little slow, but we’ve got a new Saxon album. If you would like to check out the last New & Noteworthy, you can do so here, if you […]

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