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70.000 TONS OF METAL - first headliner announced

Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Please welcome the leading lights of NWOBHM: SAXON will play two unique shows aboard 70000TONS OF METAL. One night SAXON will play “Wheels Of Steel”, the entire album. On a different night, they will play “Strong Arm Of The Law” also the entire album.

 

Saxon at the Download Festival 2010 on main stage

Thursday, 25 March 2010

Saxon will perform at Donnington Park the Download Festival on 13th June 2010. This will be the fourth time 1980, 1982, 2008 and 2010.

To celebrate this anniversary the band will play the whole of the "Wheels Of Steel" album.

   

Important News!

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Hey guys,

Sadly we are forced to announce that Nibbs won’t be able to join us on the upcoming tour!

Due to health problems of his wife we all decided that it will be the best for all if he stays with his wife and Family to make sure that she will get well soon.

We still want to do the tour and looking really forward to meeting all the Saxon fans out there - it wouldn't be fair to you to postpone the tour again.

Gladly our friend Yenz Leonhardt (Kingdom Come, Lacrimosa etc.) will jump in for this part of the tour and try to replace Nibbs part as best he can, although Nibbs is irreplaceable to us.

Thanks for your understanding and keep on rockin’.

TJ

   

New Festvials

Monday, 08 March 2010

There are two new festivals on SAXONs list:

15.07.2010 DE Balingen Bang Your Head Warm Up Show
17.07.2010 DE Jüterbog Jamboree

For more dates, visit the Tourdates Section

   

Hi all out there in ROCKTOPIA !

Saturday, 27 February 2010

Just a quick blog. We have been working on the Heavy Metal Thunder album this week and we’ve decided to include a short film of download 2008. We feel this was such an important event in our recent career that it has to be included.This means the release to those of you who have pre ordered it there will be a delay for a while. After all it’s all about quality not quantity. After seeing all of the DVD last night I think you will love it, so don’t blame Coolhead. It’s my fault wanting to give you the best documentary that we possibly can.

On another matter we have just finished rehearsing for the tour and we will be playing Requiem We Will Remember in memory of our good friend Mick Cox guitarist for Rose Tattoo who went on to the other side recently.

To Absent Friends

Biff Byford

   

Festivals - Tourdates update

Sunday, 21 February 2010

SAXON will play the following festvials:

22.05.2010 DE Alsfed Hessen Bike Week
20.06.2010 FR France Hellfest
25.06.2010 BE Belgium Graspop
10.07.2010 SE Sweden Rockweekend Festival

Also the band Big Ball will join SAXON on tour, on dates without them Biff decided that a local underground metal band will play.

   

Winner of RiffKing Competition

Sunday, 07 February 2010

Hi hope all is well in metal land.

OK HERE IT IS:

1ST PLACE RIFFKING WINNER

CLÁUDIO PEREIRA


1ST PRIZE signed copy of heavy metal thunder the movie, 4 sets of Ernie ball strings, Saxon guitar picks, special guest tickets for a concert nearby, Saxon t shirt any style, signed copy of biffs book never surrender, ticket to any country in which Saxon are playing in the world to spend the day with the band and to perform the song live to rock on stage.

   

Hi from planet Saxon

Wednesday, 03 February 2010

A bit of news from the hard side.
Unfortunately we will not be playing a saint gorges day concert this year.
Every one feels we have played a lot in the uk two tours last year and they were amazingly successful, there may be some festival shows in the uk but we have no info on these yet.
We are doing festivals across Europe in summer, south America is a possibility and maybe some shows in north America we should know soon.

The riffking champion will be announced in the next couple of days.

That’s all for now.

Keep the faith

Biff Byford

   

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