Tag Archives: Saxon

Jeff Podoshen’s Top 5 Concerts of 2018

Posted by on December 11, 2018

2018 was an intense year for metal on the road.  While the year started off terribly with Taake having their US tour cancelled because of terroristic threats made by Antifa, we were still able to take in some great shows this side of the Atlantic.  Here are my Top 5: 5)  Obituary w/ Pallbearer & Skeletonwitch […]

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Saxon drummer Nigel Glockler nearly lost his nose in dog attack

Posted by on October 29, 2018

Needing over 100 stitches to reattach what the dog took, Nigel Glockler of Saxon is lucky to have his nose back! The drummer shared his injury on Facebook, revealing a dog didn’t seem to take a liking to his face and attempted to bite his nose off. Read Glockler’s statement below: “I was at the […]

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Saxon premiere “Predator” Music Video

Posted by on September 20, 2018

Tomorrow (21st), Saxon will kick off the next leg of their Thunderbolt tour. To celebrate the upcoming trek, these British metal legends have released a music video for the song “Predator.” The track is taken from their latest effort Thunderbolt and features Amon Amarth’s Johan Hegg. Vocalist Biff Byford commented: “Great fun doing the new […]

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Saxon Fly in With Special Tour Edition of “Thunderbolt”

Posted by on August 22, 2018

British heavy metal legends Saxon, who released one of the top metal records of the year some months back, are set to release a refreshed version of the masterful “Thunderbolt” on September 7.  This new edition, labeled the “Special Tour Edition” gives fans some additional tracks. We first reviewed “Thunderbolt” at Metal Insider here this […]

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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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