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Saxon

Band, *1976 GB, Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley
Rock

Saxon are an English heavy metal band formed in 1976, in South Yorkshire. As one of the leaders of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, they had eight UK Top 40 albums in the 1980s including four UK Top 10 albums and two Top 5 albums. The band also had numerous singles in the UK Singles Chart and chart success all over Europe and Japan, as well as success in the US. During the 1980s Saxon established themselves as one of Europe's biggest metal acts. The band tours regularly and have sold more than 15 million albums worldwide. They are considered one of the classic metal acts and have influenced many bands such as Metallica, Mötley Crüe, Pantera, Sodom, Skid Row, and Megadeth.

     
Members
PortraitBiff Byford
voc *1951 GB
PortraitPaul Quinn
g *1951 GB
PortraitNigel Glockler
dr *1953 GB
PortraitPete Gill
dr *1951 GB
PortraitNigel Durham
dr *1965 GB
PortraitGraham Oliver
g *1952 GB
Paul Johnson
b, eb GB
PortraitSteve Dawson
b, eb *1952 GB
PortraitFritz Randow
dr *1952 DE
PortraitNibbs Carter
b *1966 GB
PortraitDoug Scarratt
g *1959 GB
Jorge Musielak
dr
Popular Tracks   
Princess of the Night on Denim and Leather by Saxon
Wheels of Steel (1997 - Remaster) on Wheels of Steel / Strong Arm of the Law by Saxon
Ride Like the Wind on Destiny by Saxon
Hell, Fire And Damnation on Hell, Fire And Damnation by Saxon
And the Bands Played on on Denim and Leather by Saxon
There's Something In Roswell on Hell, Fire And Damnation by Saxon
Crusader on Crusader by Saxon
Madame Guillotine on Hell, Fire And Damnation by Saxon
747 (Strangers In the Night) (1997 - Remaster) on Wheels of Steel / Strong Arm of the Law by Saxon
Fire And Steel on Hell, Fire And Damnation by Saxon

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
ThunderboltSaxon2018Album
The CD HoardSaxon2018Compil.
War GamesSaxon2017Compil.
Live To Rock: The Best Of 1991-2009Saxon2017Compil.
Let Me Feel Your PowerSaxon2017Album
Decade Of The Eagle: The Anthology 1979-1988Saxon2017Compil.
Solid Book Of RockSaxon2017Album
10 Years Of Denim And Leather - Live 1990Saxon2017Album
Solid Book Of Rock - SamplerSaxon2017Album
Let Me Feel Your PowerSaxon2016Album
The Vinyl HoardSaxon2016Album
Baptism Of Fire : The Collection 1991 - 2009Saxon2016Compil.
Eagles And DragonsSaxon2016Compil.
Battering RamSaxon2015Album
Warriors Of The Road - The Saxon Chronicles Part IISaxon2014Album
St. George's Day Sacrifice Live In ManchesterSaxon2014Album
The Complete Albums 1979-1988Saxon2014Album
Original Album SeriesSaxon2014Album
Unplugged And Strung UpSaxon2013Compil.
SacrificeSaxon2013Album
Live In Germany 1991Saxon2013Album
Heavy Metal Thunder - Live, Eagles Over WackenSaxon2012Album
The Carrere Years: 1979-1984Saxon2012Compil.
The EMI Years (1985-1988)Saxon2012Compil.
Live To RockSaxon2011Single
Call To ArmsSaxon2011Album
PerformanceSaxon2011Compil.
Heavy Metal Thunder - The MovieSaxon2010Album
Into The LabyrinthSaxon2009Album
The Best Of SaxonSaxon2009Compil.
ClassicsSaxon2008Compil.
Wheels Of SteelSaxon2008Compil.
The Early YearsSaxon2008Compil.
Axe Killer Warrior's Set: Power & The Glory / CrusaderSaxon2007Compil.
If I Was YouSaxon2007Single
The Very Best Of (1979-1988)Saxon2007Compil.
MP3 CollectionSaxon2007Album
The Inner SanctumSaxon2007Album
I've Got To Rock (To Stay Alive)Saxon2007Single
To Hell And Back AgainSaxon2007Album
The Eagle Has Landed IIISaxon2006Album
An Introduction To SaxonSaxon2006Compil.
Strong Arm Of The Law / The Eagle Has LandedSaxon2006Compil.
Midnight RiderSaxon2005Compil.
Motorcycle Man (All Live)Saxon2005Compil.
Motorcycle ManSaxon2005Compil.
Diamonds And NuggetsSaxon2004Compil.
Denim And Leather - Motorcycle Man - 747 (Strangers In The Night)Saxon2004Compil.
Beyond The GraveSaxon2004Single
LionheartSaxon2004Album
Rock LegendsSaxon2004Compil.
Live Innocence – The Power And The GlorySaxon2003Album
LiveSaxon2003Album
TransmissionsSaxon2003Compil.
Saxon (1) 1979-1990Saxon2003Compil.
The Saxon ChroniclesSaxon2003Album
Most Famous Hits - The AlbumSaxon2002Compil.
The Very Best Saxon Album EverSaxon2002Compil.
Live In NottinghamSaxon2002Album
Coming To The RescueSaxon2002Compil.
Heavy Metal ThunderSaxon2002Album
Secrets Of GlorySaxon2002Compil.
Masters Of RockSaxon2001Compil.
Beast Of RockSaxon2001Compil.
Killing GroundSaxon2001Album
Rock ChampionsSaxon2000Compil.
Live...In The RawSaxon2000Album
Strong Arm of the law / Denim and LeatherSaxon2000Compil.
Rock The Nations / Best Of SaxonSaxon2000Compil.
MetalheadSaxon1999Album
And The Band(s) Played OnSaxon1999Compil.
Live At Donnington 1980Saxon1999Album
Metalhead / BBC SessionsSaxon1998Compil.
Altar Of The EaglesSaxon1998Compil.
BBC Sessions/ Live At Reading Festival '86Saxon1998Compil.
Wheels Of Steel / Strong Arm Of The LawSaxon1997Compil.
Unleash The BeastSaxon1997Album
Wheels Of Steel / Strong Arm Of The LawSaxon1997Compil.
Champions Of RockSaxon1996Compil.
Unleash The Beast / Champions Of RockSaxon1996Compil.
A Collection Of MetalSaxon1996Compil.
The Eagle Has Landed Part IISaxon1996Album
Dogs Of WarSaxon1995Album
Dogs Of WarSaxon1995Single
Frozen Rainbow / The Early YearsSaxon1995Compil.
The Best OfSaxon1994Compil.
Iron Wheels / Forever FreeSaxon1993Single
Forever FreeSaxon1992Album
And The Bands Played On / 747 (Strangers In The Night) / Never SurrenderSaxon1992Single
We Will RememberSaxon1991Single
Solid Ball Of Rock / RequiemSaxon1991Compil.
Greatest Hits Live!Saxon1991Album
Best Of SaxonSaxon1991Compil.
Solid Ball Of RockSaxon1990Album
Back On The StreetSaxon1990Compil.
UntitledSaxon / Styx / Sammy Hagar1990Compil.
Greatest Hits Live!Saxon1990Album
Power & The Glory - The Video AnthologySaxon1989Album
Rock 'N Roll GypsiesSaxon1989Album
AnthologySaxon1988Compil.
DestinySaxon1988Album
I Can't Wait AnymoreSaxon1988Single
Ride Like The WindSaxon1988Single
The BestSaxon1987Compil.
Broken HeroesSaxon1986Single
The Sounds EMI Rock Showdown - USA vs UKSaxon, The Escape Club, Jason & The Scorchers, Phantom, Rocker & Slick1986Compil.
Rock The NationsSaxon1986Single
Rock The NationsSaxon1986Album
Rock 'N' Roll GypsySaxon1986Single
The History Of Rock (Volume Thirty Seven)Meat Loaf / Judas Priest / Saxon / Motörhead1986Compil.
Waiting For The NightSaxon1986Single
Limited Edition Interview Picture DiscSaxon1986Album
Live Innocence!Saxon1986Album
Northern LadySaxon1986Single
Innocence Is No ExcuseSaxon1985Album
Back On The StreetsSaxon1985Single
Strong Arm MetalSaxon1984Compil.
Sailing To AmericaSaxon1984Single
Just Let Me RockSaxon1984Single
Heavy Metal ThunderSaxon1984Album
CrusaderSaxon1984Album
Bad BoysSaxon1984Album
En EspañaSaxon1984Single
Do It All For YouSaxon1984Single
LiveSaxon1983Album
WarriorSaxon1983Single
Give It Up / NightmareKC & The Sunshine Band / Saxon1983Single
NightmareSaxon1983Single
In ConcertSaxon / Quiet Riot1983Album
Power & The GlorySaxon1983Single
Power & The GlorySaxon1983Album
The King Biscuit Flower Hour April 25, 1982UFO, Saxon1982Single
Princess Of The Night (Live)Saxon1982Single
Innocence Is No Excuse / The Eagle Has LandedSaxon1982Compil.
The Eagle Has Landed (Live)Saxon1982Album
Heavy Metal ThunderSaxon1981Single
Double Dealer / To Hell And Back AgainRage / Saxon1981Single
And The Bands Played OnSaxon1981Single
Denim And LeatherSaxon1981Album
Stai Con Me / Princess Of The NightDrupi / Saxon1981Single
Heavy Metal Thunder / Fly On The WallSaxon / Ronnie Bond1981Single
Princess Of The NightSaxon1981Single
Never SurrenderSaxon1981Single
Strong Arm Of The LawSaxon1981Album
Wheels Of Steel / You're O.K.Saxon / Ottawan1980Single
Strong Arm Of The LawSaxon1980Album
Backs To The WallSaxon1980Single
Big TeaserSaxon1980Single
Wheels Of SteelSaxon1980Single
747 (Strangers In The Night)Saxon1980Single
Suzy Hold OnSaxon1980Single
Wheels Of SteelSaxon1980Album
Motorcycle ManSaxon1980Single
Strong Arm Of The LawSaxon1980Single
Big Teaser/ Stallions of the HighwaySaxon1979Single
SaxonSaxon1979Album
Red LineSaxonAlbum
Metal Vol 2, ЗНЦИКЛОЕДИЯIron Maiden, Nightwish, Saxon, Tygers Of Pan TangCompil.
We Came Here To RockSaxonCompil.
Forever Free / The Eagle Has Landed Part II Vol. 1SaxonCompil.
Dogs Of War / The Eagle Has Landed Part II Vol.2SaxonCompil.
Heavy Metal Thunder / LionheartSaxonCompil.
Power And Glory / DestinySaxonCompil.
Denim And Leather / CrusaderSaxonCompil.
Saxon / Live At DonningtonSaxonCompil.
Killing Ground / Classics Re-RecordedSaxonCompil.
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