Thursday 8 May 2014

as Support for UK leg of

NWOBM legends Saxon launch their ‘Warriors of The Road’ 38 date European Tour in October, to celebrate the band’s 35th Anniversary.   

Saxon have added HELL and Stormzone to the bill as support acts for their 12 explosive UK shows, which begin in Bristol on 30th November and finish at Shepherds Bush Empire on 13th December.

Saxon’s 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.

Leeds will now be on 2nd December with Nottingham on 10th December.   ‘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: (please note Leeds and Nottingham dates have swapped)

DATE     CITY                    VENUE                             BOX Office


30th        Bristol                 Academy                         0844 477 2000 


1st          Bournemouth    Academy                          0844 477 2000 
2nd         Leeds               Academy                           0844 477 2000 
4th           Manchester      Ritz                                    0844 248 5117
5th           Dublin                Academy
6th           Belfast               Limelight/ Mandela Hall
7th           Glasgow            ABC                                  0844 477 2000 
9th           Newcastle          Academy                          0844 477 2000 
10th        Nottingham          Rock City                         0845 413 4444
11th         Wolverhampton   Wulfrun Hall                     0870 320 7000
12th         Oxford                   Academy                         0844 477 2000 
13th        London                 Shepherd's Bush Empire       0844 477 2000 (

Ticket price for London is £27.50 (subject to booking fee) - all other shows £26 (subject to booking fee); please refer to 

(24 hour ticket line - 0844 871 8803) for more info. 

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.   They recently released ‘Hidden Treasure’ - St. George’s Day Sacrifice - Live in Manchester a double CD, which was recorded at The Ritz during their Sacrifice World Tour and was mixed and mastered by Andy Sneap.

Full band info can be found on

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