Saxon – Heavy Metal Thunder – Live - Eagles Over Wacken: Podcast No. 1
Monday, 19 March 2012
There are only a few weeks left until the new Saxon Live DVD "HEAVY METAL THUNDER - LIVE - EAGLES OVER WACKEN" will be released in Europe (20th of April in Europe / 23rd of April - UK / 22nd of May – USA & Canada).
A “Best Of” W:O:A live shows from the years 2004, 2007 and 2009 plus a whole bunch of specials will be included in this new release, which will be available in six different versions (for example, Digipack DVD & CD, Double CD, DVD, Bundles and a very special Limited Edition Direct To Consumer /D2C package). A MUST HAVE for every true fan! The D2C package will also contain the mysterious gold and silver tickets – detailed info about those will follow soon.
For everyone who can´t wait until the DVD release release date, we have something special: From today on we will be posting podcasts with Biff, Doug, Nigel, Paul and Nibbs in regular intervals up until the release date. In these podcasts the band members will describe the features of the new DVD.
This first one comes from Biff Byford:
Detailed info about the different versions, track lists and special goodies will follow within the next weeks.
22.04.2012 BRA Sao Luis Metal Open Air 28.04.2012 GER Dortmund Rock in den Ruinen 23.05.2012 BEL Antwerp Lotto Arena 24.05.2012 NED Kerkrade Arena 26.05.2012 GBR London Hammersmith Apollo 09.06.2012 GBR Donnington Download Festival 07.07.2012 SWE Gävle Getaway Festival 30.07.2012 NED Steenwijkerwold Dicky Woodstock Festival 02.08.2012 GER Wacken Wacken Open Air 03.08.2012 GER Geiselwind Bike & Music Weekend
Tickets for shows in Germany and The Netherlands are available at http://www.metaltix.com Ticket-Hotline: +49 (0) 4627 - 18 38 0
Saxon nominated for Metal Hammer 2012 Golden God awards
Friday, 09 March 2012
Just in time to celebrate the April 23rd DVD/CD release of “Heavy Metal Thunder – Live – Eagles Over Wacken”, Saxon has been nominated for “Best UK Band” along with Black Spears, Fields Of The Nephilim, Tesseract and TRC.
We are more than happy to announce that Saxon will perform on the mighty Download festival in UK!
After the superior performances in 2008 & 2010 and the legendary gig in 1980 (which was recorded and released as a bonus disc on the latest Saxon album “Call To Arms”) and the storming gig in 1982, Saxon will rock the main stage together with bands like Metallica, Tenacious D, Steel Panther and and and...
This will be the 5th Saxon appearance in Donington! Follow the call to arms and march to the holy grounds of Castle Donington to celebrate another powerful and great Saxon show!
We are happy to announce that our new DVD production “Heavy Metal Thunder – Live – Eagles Over Wacken” is now scheduled for release on April 20th in Europe, April 23rd in the UK and May 22nd in North America.
This has been a long time in the making as it features live performances from the legendary Wacken Open Air festival in Germany dating back to 2004, 2007 and 2009.
Check out the official press release for a full overview of the tracklistings and formats, including the limited D2C/Direct To Consumer Box.