Wednesday, June 10, 2009


According to the Nikita Productions web site, British heavy metal legends SAXON will return to San Antonio, Texas on August 22 to headline a free concert at the Sunken Gardens Ampitheatre as part of a tribute to the late San Antonio disc jockey "The Godfather" Joe Anthony. Special guest to be announced. SAXON is confirmed to perform at Rock Gone Wild, America's newest and most diverse rock festival, set to take place August 20-23 at the Freedom Park Festival Grounds in Algona, Iowa. SAXON's latest album, "Into The Labyrinth", sold around 1,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD debuted at No. 29 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200. The album was recorded at the Twilight Hall in Krefeld, Germany, under the direction of Charlie Bauerfeind. SAXON laid down 13 new songs at BLIND GUARDIAN's studio, starting with monumental opener "Battalions Of Steel" through "Demon Sweeney Todd" and "Valley Of The Kings", which both cover historic events, to the final slide guitar blues track "Coming Home" (fans are already familiar with the electric version of this track from SAXON's "Killing Ground" album). Night Of The Vinyl Dead will reissue SAXON's 1999 album "Metalhead" on limited-edition silver fold-out vinyl, featuring an eight-page booklet. The album is hand-numbered, with only 333 copies having been made.

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1 comment:

trekman said...

My intro to Saxon was from a friend in the Air Force about 12 years ago. I listened to and loved their music since.

I think that Into The Labyrinth is one of their best in years.

30 years together and still going strong. A testament to the power of great music. And the peoples love for metal and their favorite bands!