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  1. Saxon drummer has nose bitten by a dog days before North Wales rock gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | IcNorthWales

    The drummer of a chart-topping heavy metal band has pledged that the show will go on - despite having part of his nose bitten off by a dog while in the pub. Nigel Glocker from 70s band, Saxon took to Facebook to share the news that he needed 100 stitches after his friend's pooch decided "it did not like my face and took off half my nose."

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  2. Syteria Release Video For Scream Scream its Halloween!, Plus Announce Show DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... rock, but in a different more urgent way than Girlschool. The band is more Runaways/Joan Jett Solo than Iron Maiden or Saxon.

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  3. Saxon's 'The Eagle has Landed' to be Re-Issued Featuring Bonus TracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Saxon's first Live album "The Eagle has Landed' which reached No. 5 in UK album charts in 1982 is to be re-issued on 19th October.

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  4. From disco to metal, they saw it all: Reunion planned for Norfolk's bygone music meccasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... such as the Damned, the Clash, the Sex Pistols and the Jam and a new wave of British heavy metal groups which included Saxon, Iron Maiden and Magnum. Old favourites like Motorhead, Ian Gillan, Ozzy Osbourne, Slade, Chuck Berry, T-Rex and Black ...

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  5. The Producer Refining Heavy Metal's SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Accept studio albums later, Mr. Sneap has carved out a niche by helping other metal veterans such as Judas Priest, Saxon and Megadeth revive their youthful sound without lapsing into nostalgia. Mr. Sneap, who is 49, fits neither the mold of the ...

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  6. Saxon Releases Third Batch of Re-Issues: Destiny, Rock the Nations, & Innocence is No ExcuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Saxon, over the decades have gone from being pioneers of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, to becoming one of the most successful UK rock acts of all time. The truth, though, is that Saxon have always transcended trends and eras.

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  7. The count down is on for a weekend of rock and metal at SOS Festival XIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Bury Times

    ... and old. In recent years the festival has welcomed big names, including former Iron Maiden frontman Blaze Bayley and Saxon's Doug Scarratt. Mrs Appleton, who can often be found at other festivals scouting out the latest talented artists for SOS and ...

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  8. Author James Denning's Newly Released "Al Nasrani" is the Story ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | PRWeb

    ... kill. Yet lo, at the last moment, unhoped for, another sword turns away the vile blade. It is the sword of Henri the Saxon, a German knight, who has ridden in to save them. Here at the stream, Henri takes his stand to defend the people he loves from ...

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  9. Saxon - Denim & Leather / Power & The Glory / CrusaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Music-News.com

    These three albums - brilliantly remastered, repackaged and with added bonus tracks - show exactly why Saxon are so highly revered by their fans and so criminally underestimated by most of the mainstream critics. A band who have sold in excess of 23 million albums, had a whole series of top 40 albums in the UK and in the US and were a stated influence on bands as diverse as Metallica, Motley Crue and Dream Theatre.

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  10. Recent Metal Releases Show a Segmented Scene, But Its Core Power Remains the SameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | RollingStone

    ... jackets and studded black leather and congregated at concerts by their favorite bands. It's a grassroots phenomenon Saxon chronicled with the lyrics, "Denim and leather/Brought us all together/It was you that set the spirit free." Metal is still ...

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  11. Saxon Reissue Three More Classic Albums on 25th May 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Saxon, over the decades have gone from being pioneers of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, to becoming one of the most successful UK rock acts of all time. The truth, though, is that Saxon have always transcended trends and eras.

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  12. Judas Priest to kick off tour at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | Weekender

    ... that begins at 7 p.m. March 13 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township and also features special guests Saxon and Black Star Riders. Priest will arrive in NEPA shortly after the release of "Firepower," which is scheduled to premiere on ...

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  13. Judas Priest Brought Firepower to Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | LA Weekly

    ... album, Firepower , which was released in March. Headbangers came out in droves to selling out the downtown venue. Saxon is direct support for the tour. All photographs by Hannah Verbeuren. Find Hannah on Instagram: @hannahvphotography British heavy ...

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  14. Judas Priest, Saxon, Black Star RidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | The Pordland Mercury

    There's no arguing that both Iron Maiden and Judas Priest played a huge part in forging the path for heavy metal and every sub-genre that's branched from it. But Maiden's been writing the same record over and over again since 1986's Somewhere in Time , while Priest's discography is full of epic peaks, dismal valleys, and everything in between.

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  15. Things to Do TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | The Pordland Mercury

    Judas Priest, Saxon, Black Star Riders There's no arguing that both Iron Maiden and Judas Priest played a huge part in forging the path for heavy metal and every sub-genre that's branched from it. But Maiden's been writing the same record over and over again since 1986's Somewhere in Time , while Priest's discography is full of epic peaks, dismal valleys, and everything in between.

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  16. Loveland-area things to do for Wednesday, April 11, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | ReporterHerald.com

    ... 2018 Tour, 7 p.m., Budweiser Events Center, 5290 Arena Circle, Loveland. The heavy metal band will be joined by Saxon and Black Star Riders. $53.25-$73.25. Call 877-544-8499 or visit budweisereventscenter.com . The Phyllis Walbye Film Series: ...

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  17. The 20 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: April 11-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | The Pordland Mercury

    JUDAS PRIEST, SAXON, BLACK STAR RIDERS There's no arguing that Judas Priest played a huge part in forging the path for heavy metal and every sub-genre that's branched from it. Priest's discography is full of epic peaks, dismal valleys, and everything in between.

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  18. On The Beat with Nigel Glockler of Saxon: Talks Gear and InfluencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Modern Drummer

    Hi to all you Modern Drummer readers! My name is Nigel Glockler, and I'm the drummer for the British heavy metal band Saxon. I started playing at the age of seven and haven't looked back since.

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  19. The big gigs: Soccer Mommy, Judas PriestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Star Tribune

    ... in a venue literally meant to host heavy metal, the Armory, which earned a favorable reception during Super Bowl week. Saxon, with original singer Biff Byford, and Black Star Riders open. (7 p.m. Mon., the Armory, 500 S. 6th St., Mpls., $63-$118, ...

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  20. Power and bombast gained with ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | San Diego Reader

    As the gods of metal age: the short list includes Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Saxon, Black Sabbath, Udo Dirkschneider , and those other German head-bangers, the Scorpions. Most of these bands have retired, thought better of it, and returned in one form or another.

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