Classic Covers: Saxon – “Paperback Writer” (original by The Beatles)

You wait ages for a Beatles cover, then two come along at once... We encountered My Pleasure's reworking of the entire Revolver album a few days ago, and now we discover that Saxon are releasing an album featuring covers of songs which inspired them (hence the title Inspirations). They're already released "Paint it Black" and "Speed King", … Continue reading Classic Covers: Saxon – “Paperback Writer” (original by The Beatles)

Saxon announce rescheduled Glasgow date

Saxon announce a new date for Scottish fans to see the band following the cancellation of the Glasgow Braehead Arena show on October 18th2019 due to Lead Singer Biff Byford’s recent heart operation. The new date is Friday March 27th2020 and the venue is Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom. Due to venue restrictions this show will not … Continue reading Saxon announce rescheduled Glasgow date

Saxon – upcoming gigs rescheduled

This news arrived this evening. If you're planning on seeing Saxon later this year, please be advised that the dates are being rescheduled: It is with regret that we have to announce the rescheduling of the remaining Saxon shows in 2019. Lead vocalist Biff Byford has been diagnosed with a heart condition that requires immediate … Continue reading Saxon – upcoming gigs rescheduled

Tour News: Opeth / Wage War / Wildwood Kin / Saxon / Plague Vendor

Video below with all the details, tour dates underneath that. If your band is touring and you want us to mention you, drop us an email at ! https://youtu.be/Bm9wAzn38pg Opeth 29th Oct - London, Palladium 31st Oct - Glasgow, SWG Galvanizers 1st Nov - Dublin, Olympia Theatre 2nd Nov - Leeds, University, Damnation Fest (headliner) … Continue reading Tour News: Opeth / Wage War / Wildwood Kin / Saxon / Plague Vendor

Gig Review: Saxon / FM / Wayward Sons – Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow (18th October 2018)

After almost 40 years in the metal world, true legends Saxon are still going strong. Hot on the heels of their latest release, the awesome Thunderbolt, the band are kicking off the UK leg of this tour to a sold out Barrowlands in Glasgow. The denim and leather clad masses are here for a night … Continue reading Gig Review: Saxon / FM / Wayward Sons – Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow (18th October 2018)

Video Roundup: The Darkness, Saxon, Demonstealer, ClayToRide, We Were Sharks, Corrosive

Friday saw a bunch of big-hitters dropping videos. Here's a smattering, along with our usual supporting cast of up-and-comers... The Darkness - "Happiness" The Darkness have released the video for their new single "Happiness", taken from the recently released Top 10 new album Pinewood Smile, out now through Cooking Vinyl. "Happiness" is a deliriously feel-good … Continue reading Video Roundup: The Darkness, Saxon, Demonstealer, ClayToRide, We Were Sharks, Corrosive