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Tag Archives: Saxon

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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Review: Saxon’s ‘Solid Book of Rock’ is a great primer of 18 years of metal

Posted by on January 16, 2018

I’ll admit I’m a bit late to the party with this one, but heck, I taught five classes last semester, so here we are. Anyway, British legends Saxon have released Solid Book of Rock via Edsel Records and it’s a great way to spend that remaining cash on your Amazon gift card your great aunt […]

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Las Rageous returns in 2018 with A Perfect Circle and Five Finger Death Punch

Posted by on December 4, 2017

In 2017 the city that never sleeps added a new festival to its monstrous list of events already held yearly. Las Vegas hosted the first annual Las Rageous Music Festival at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center to a sellout crowd of 10,000 people a day. Being advertised as an intimate outdoor festival, they are […]

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Saxon premiere “Thunderbolt” video

Posted by on November 30, 2017

Saxon teamed up with Planet Rock to premiere the title track from their upcoming album Thunderbolt. The forthcoming record is a follow-up to 2015’s Battering Ram and it will be released on February 2nd via Militia Guard (Silver Lining Music). The video is mixed with a variety of live performances from these heavy metal legends […]

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Judas Priest announce new album, ‘Firepower,’ 2018 tour

Posted by on October 23, 2017

As anyone that’s seen Judas Priest on the tour for Redeemer of Souls can attest, the band’s still got a lot of energy and vitality left in them. Guitarist Richie Faulkner has injected new life into the band, and iconic vocalist Rob Halford, even at 66, still has all the power and energy of many […]

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Photos/Review: Hellfest 2017 was One Hell of a Ride

Posted by on June 26, 2017

As promised, Hellfest 2017 was “One Hell of a Ride” For three day; over 120 bands took over the small town of Clisson, France.  Proving that Hellfest is quite possibly the greatest metal festival around today, dare I even say Ever! “Are you ready for some awkward Canadian prog metal?!?!” –Devin Townsend The opening day […]

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Saxon robbed at Sweden’s U Rock festival

Posted by on June 2, 2017

Last night (1), British heavy metal giants Saxon performed at the U Rock Festival at the Campus Arena in Umea, Sweden. During their appearance, someone managed to sneak into their dressing room stealing their passports, wallets, and phones. Since then, a few members have been able to travel but there are crew members who are […]

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Record Store Day 2017 Metal and Hard Rock Preview

Posted by on April 19, 2017

The tenth annual Record Store Day is fast approaching! This Saturday, record stores nationwide will be releasing some great new records to add to your vastly growing music collection. It’s a long list of new limited edition releases, but let’s check out what they have to offer for Heavy Metal & Hard Rock. New to […]

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