Thursday, April 17, 2014


NWOBM legends Saxon have announced ‘Warriors of The Road’, a 38 date European Tour celebrating their 35th Anniversary. The set list will feature tracks from what is known to the fans as ‘The Holy Trinity’ – Saxon’s seminal albums Wheels of Steel, Strong Arm of the Law and Denim and Leather.

Starting in Bristol and closing at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire, ‘Warriors of the Road’ will land in the UK on 30th November to delight fans with 12 explosive shows. ‘Come and see the awesome power of Saxon live!’ – says frontman Biff Byford. The band is currently working on a live DVD that will be released to coincide with the upcoming tour.

35 years, 20 albums, countless live shows and still no sign of slowing down: Saxon prove to be a force to be reckoned with and something every rock fan in the world should witness. Come see for yourself and take a dive into metal history.

UK Dates are:

DATE              CITY                            VENUE                                   BOX OFFICE


30th                 Bristol                                    Academy                               


01st                Bournemouth           Academy                               
02nd               Nottingham               Rock City                               
04th                Manchester               Ritz                                         
05th                Dublin                                    Academy
06th                Belfast                       Limelight/ Mandela Hall
07th                Glasgow                    ABC                                        
09th                Newcastle                 Academy                              
10th                Leeds                                    Academy                           
11th                Wolverhampton       Wulfrun Hall                          
12th                Oxford                        Academy                               
13th                London                      Shepherd's Bush Empire              

Ticket price for London is £27.50 (subject to booking fee) - all other shows £26 (subject to booking fee); please refer to or (24 hour ticket line - 0844 871 8803) for more info.  Tickets go onsale at 9.00am on Friday 18th April.
Saxon are: Biff Byford - vocals; Paul Quinn – guitar; Doug Scarratt – guitar; Nibbs Carter – bass and Nigel Glockler - drums.

Saxon formed in Barnsley, Yorkshire in 1976. To date they have sold over 10 million albums worldwide and released 26 albums including Wheels of Steel, which hit number 5 in 1980.  They have had 8 top 20 UK albums.

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