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Country: United Kingdom
Label: Steamhammer Records

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Formed in: 1976

1976-1990 New wave of British heavy metal
1990- Heavy metal

Line-up

Current members:
1976-  Biff Byford - vocals
1976-  Paul Quinn - guitar
1981-1987  Nigel Glockler - drums
› 1988-1998  -//-
› 2005-  -//-
1988-  Tim Carter - bass
1995-  Douglas Scarratt - guitar
Former musicians:
1976-1978  David Ward - drums
1976-1986  Steve Dawson - bass
1976-1995  Graham Oliver - guitar
1978-1981  Pete Gill - drums
1986-1988  Paul Johnson - bass
1987-1988  Nigel Durham - drums
1988-2004  Fritz Randow - drums
2004-2005  Jörg Michael - drums
Studio musicians:
1988  Steven Lawes-Clifford - keyboards
1988  Dave Taggart - backing vocals
1988  Steve Mann - backing vocals
1988  Phil Caffrey - backing vocals
1988  George Lamb - backing vocals
2006  Olaf Senkbeil - backing vocals
2006  Rolf Köhler - backing vocals
2008  Matthias Ulmer - keyboards
Live musicians:
2010  Jens "Yenz Leonhardt" Arnsted - bass
2015  Sven Dirkschneider - drums
Guest musicians:
1986  Elton John - piano
1995  Yngwie Malmsteen - guitars
2004  Chris Stubley - keyboards
2007  Andi Deris - vocals
2007  Angry - vocals
2007  Lemmy Kilmister - vocals
2011  Don Airey - keyboards

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1979 | 7.1 Saxon
1980 | 8.4 Wheels Of Steel
1980 | 8.5 Strong Arm Of The Law
1981 | 8.5 Denim And Leather
1983 | 7.8 Power And The Glory
1984 | 7.6 Crusader
1985 | 7.9 Innocence Is No Excuse
1986 | 6.5 Rock The Nations
1988 | 6.8 Destiny
1991 | 7.8 Solid Ball Of Rock
1993 | 7.1 Forever Free
1995 | 7.4 Dogs Of War
1997 | 8.2 Unleash The Beast
1998 | 7.7 Altar Of The Eagles [EP]
1999 | 7.9 Metalhead
2001 | 7.8 Killing Ground
2004 | 8.3 Lionheart
2007 | 8.1 The Inner Sanctum
2009 | 7.9 Into The Labyrinth
2011 | 8 Call To Arms
2013 | 7.7 Sacrifice
 
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Photo galleries

19.12.2011 Saxon, Hammerfall - Sheffield, England, 19th December 2011 by Baz Anderson
04.12.2010 Hard Rock Hell IV - Prestatyn, Wales, 4th December 2010 by Baz Anderson
20.06.2010 Hellfest Open Air - Clisson, France, 20/06/2010 by Moocher
18.06.2010 Hellfest Open Air - Clisson, France, 18th-20th June 2010 by Baz Anderson
14.08.2009 Bloodstock Open Air - Catton Hall, England, 14th-16th August 2009 by Baz Anderson
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News / Concerts / Interviews

News
02.01.2015 Saxon - Live Drummer Announced, Glockler Leaving Hospital
10.12.2014 Saxon - Drummer Hospitalized, Reschedule UK Tour
18.11.2014 Saxon - To Enter The Studio
14.09.2014 Saxon - Working On New Album
21.04.2014 Saxon - European Tour Confirmed
19.01.2014 Saxon - New Video Released
 
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Interviews
17.09.2007 with Tim "Nibbs" Carter
Articles
21.12.2011 Saxon, Hammerfall - Sheffield, England, 19th December 2011
07.05.2007 Saxon - Paris, 30.03.07

Concerts
29.05.2015 USA, San Jose, CA
30.05.2015 USA, West Hollywood, CA (1)
10.07.2015 BEL, Zottegem - Rock Zottegem 2015
20.07.2015 SLO, Tolmin - Metaldays 2015 (5)
23.07.2015 ESP, Santa Coloma de Gramenet - Rock Fest Barcelona 2015 (7)
31.07.2015 SWE, Rejmyre - Skogsröjet Festival 2015 (1)
06.08.2015 SWE, Gävle - Getaway Rock Festival 2015 (1)
15.11.2015 FRA, Paris (1)
17.11.2015 GER, Dusseldorf
18.11.2015 GER, Saarbrucken
20.11.2015 GER, Munich
21.11.2015 GER, Munich
24.11.2015 GER, Frankfurt
25.11.2015 GER, Ludwigsburg
27.11.2015 GER, Berlin
28.11.2015 GER, Hamburg
30.11.2015 DEN, Aarhus
03.12.2015 NOR, Oslo
06.12.2015 FIN, Helsinki

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Forum topics

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168d ago Saxon - Drummer Hospitalized, Reschedule UK Tour in News   (2)
255d ago Saxon - Working On New Album in News   (2)
493d ago Saxon - New Video Released in News   (1)
545d ago Saxon - Sacrifice in Albums   (9)
606d ago Saxon - New Compilation Artwork Revealed in News   (1)
649d ago Saxon - Denim And Leather in Albums   (2)
706d ago Saxon - Wheels Of Steel in Albums   (3)
729d ago Saxon - Crusader in Albums   (2)
729d ago Saxon - Destiny in Albums   (2)
768d ago Saxon - Sacrifice in Reviews   (12)
810d ago Saxon - Power And The Glory in Reviews   (3)
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