Saxon

Saxon: Saxon

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Product Type: CD
Artist: Saxon

Artist: Saxon
Title: Saxon
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS

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. From 1979's 'Saxon' album to new album 'Thunderbolt', the band have enjoyed considerable success. Five Top 40 albums in the UK, with four Top 20 singles. And they were similarly successful in other parts of the world as well. It's no wonder their influence spread across the globe, and played a crucial role in the way we look at hard rock and heavy metal today. Saxon's self-titled debut album was originally released on 21st May 1979 and is arguably the first NWOBHM album to be committed to tape. It took the new sound of NWOBHM and paired it up with their early progressive and glam rock influences. It was the band in their infancy but ultimately put them on the map as one of the bands spearheading the heavy metal revival that was sweeping the nation at that the end of the seventies. This version includes their early demo when the band were called Son Of A Bitch, some early BBC session tracks and some live songs from the inaugural Monsters of Rock festival.

Tracks:
1.1 Rainbow Theme (2009 Remastered Version)
1.2 Frozen Rainbow (2009 Remastered Version)
1.3 Big Teaser (2009 Remastered Version)
1.4 Judgement Day (2009 Remastered Version)
1.5 Stallions of the Highway (2009 Remastered Version)
1.6 Backs to the Wall (2009 Remastered Version)
1.7 Still Fit to Boogie (2009 Remastered Version)
1.8 Militia Guard (2009 Remastered Version)
1.9 Big Teaser (1978 Demo)
1.10 Stallions of the Highway (1978 Demo)
1.11 Backs to the Wall (1978 Demo)
1.12 Rainbow Theme (Demo)
1.13 Frozen Rainbow (Demo)
1.14 Backs to the Wall (BBC Session) [1998 Remastered Version]
1.15 Stallions of the Highway (BBC Session) [1998 Remastered Version]
1.16 Motorcycle Man (BBC Session;1998 Remastered Version)
1.17 Still Fit to Boogie (BBC Session) [1998 Remastered Version]
1.18 747 (Strangers in the Night) [BBC Session] [1998 Remastered Version]
1.19 Judgement Day (Live B-Side)
1.20 Still Fit to Boogie (Live at Donington 1980)
1.21 Backs to the Wall (Live at Donington 1980)
1.22 Stallions of the Highway (Live at Donington 1980)

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