Saxon

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Saxon are an English heavy metal band formed in 1977, in South Yorkshire. As one of the leaders of the new wave of British heavy metal, they had eight UK Top 40 albums in the 1980s including four UK Top 10 albums and two Top 5 albums. The band also had numerous singles in the UK Singles Chart and chart success all over Europe and Japan, as well as success in the US. During the 1980s Saxon established themselves as one of Europe's biggest metal acts. The band tours regularly and have sold more than 15 million albums worldwide. They are considered one of the classic metal acts and have influenced many bands such as Metallica, Mötley Crüe, Pantera, Sodom, and Megadeth.

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Discography

Album

Year Title RatingReleases
1979 Saxon 3 5
1980 Strong Arm of the Law 4 9
1980 Wheels of Steel 3.5 4
1981 Denim and Leather 3.5 7
1983 Power & the Glory 3 4
1984 Crusader 4 5
1985 Innocence Is No Excuse 3 4
1986 Rock the Nations 4
1988 Destiny 5
1990 Solid Ball of Rock 5
1992 Forever Free 4
1995 Dogs of War 6
1997 Wheels of Steel / Strong Arm of the Law 1
1997 Unleash the Beast 3
1999 Metalhead 3
2001 Killing Ground 4
2004 Lionheart 3
2007 The Inner Sanctum 4
2009 Into the Labyrinth 3 4
2011 Call to Arms 3
2013 Sacrifice 6
2015 Battering Ram 2

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1984 Strong Arm Metal 1
1988 Anthology 1
1990 Back on the Street 1
1991 Best of Saxon 2
1996 A Collection of Metal 1
2000 Diamonds and Nuggets 1
2000 Rock Champions 1
2000 The Best of Saxon 1972-1984 1
2002 Coming to the Rescue 1
2002 Heavy Metal Thunder 1
2002 The Very Best Saxon Album Ever 1
2005 Midnight Rider 1
2007 The Very Best of Saxon: 1979-1988 2
2009 The Best of Saxon 1
2012 The Carrere Years (1979-1984) 1
2013 Unplugged and Strung Up 1
2014 Original Album Series (Saxon) 1
Champions of Rock 1
Masters of Rock 1

Album + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
1982 The Eagle Has Landed 5
1986 Live Innocence! 1
1989 Rock 'n' Roll Gypsies 2
1990 Greatest Hits Live! 1
1996 The Eagle Has Landed II 1
1998 BBC Sessions / Live at Reading Festival ’86 1
2000 Live... in the Raw 1
2000 Live at Donnington 1980 1
2004 Live at Monsters of Rock 1
2006 The Eagle Has Landed III 2
2012 Heavy Metal Thunder - Live - Eagles over Wacken 3
2013 Live in Germany 1991 1
2014 St.George's Day Sacrifice-Live in Manchester 1

Single

Year Title RatingReleases
1981 And the Bands Played On 1
1985 Back on the Streets 1
2007 If I Was You 1
2011 Live to Rock 1

EP

Year Title RatingReleases
1991 Requiem EP 1

Other

Year Title RatingReleases
2014 Warriors of the Road - The Saxon Chronicles Part II 1

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