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11th August 2014

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine gave Saxon fans a treat at the Bloodstock Open Air festival in England on Sunday (10Aug14) when he joined the veteran rockers onstage for a rendition of their hit Denim &...

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Saxon Cancel Festival Gig Due To Frontman's Injury

14th August 2013

Heavy metal rockers Saxon were forced to pull out of a festival performance in Portugal over the weekend (10-11Aug13) after frontman Biff Byford suffered a mystery injury.The group was scheduled to take to the stage...

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Rammstein Win Best Live Band At Golden Gods

12th June 2012

Rammstein won Best Live Band at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards last night (11.06.12). The German metal group beat off competition from Iron Maiden, Metallica, Skindred and Watain to take home the accolade, while...

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Saxon Postpone Gig Due To Frontman's Throat Infection

31st May 2012

Heavy rockers Saxon have postponed an upcoming gig in England to allow frontman Biff Byford to recover from a throat infection.The group was scheduled to perform in Hatfield for the Herfordshire Student's Union on 8...

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Golden Gods Awards To 'Liquefy' Fans Brains

9th May 2012

The Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards will make fans brains ''liquefy'' according to Chris Jericho.The 10th annual rock event will return next month, hosted by the retired WWE wrestler and frontman of Fozzy, who is...

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Corey Taylor To Debut Solo Acoustic Set At Download Festival

1st March 2012

Download Festival has announced a further 22 acts to its line-up; including Cancer Bats, Rise To Remain and Saxon, who will join the headliners The Prodigy, Metallica and Black Sabbath on 8-10 June 2012, which...

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Rihanna Samples Metallica On 'Talk That Talk'

10th November 2011

Rihanna has sampled Metallica on her new album 'Talk That Talk'. The 'Cheers (Drink to That)' hitmaker has sampled some of the guitar riffs from the heavy rockers' 'Wherever I May Roam' track on 'Red...

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Saxon Sell Soundcheck Entry

3rd April 2011

Veteran heavy metal rockers Saxon are raising cash for charity by charging fans to watch them soundcheck on tour.The British band is inviting 20 supporters to a pre-gig warm-up at each stop on the tour,...

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Saxon Were Snowbound During Studio Sessions

13th March 2011

Heavy metal band Saxon were forced to work overtime when they recorded their new album last year (10) after falling behind schedule when they became stranded by snowstorms.Remote areas of the U.K. were cut off...

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Saxon Star Sits Out Of Tour To Care For Sick Wife

11th March 2010

Heavy metal veterans SAXON have replaced bassist NIBBS CARTER for their upcoming tour so he can take time out to care for his sick wife.Kingdom Come star Yenz Leonhardt will replace the rocker temporarily. A...

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Sick Saxon Star Pulls Out Of Shows

5th October 2009

SAXON rocker BIFF BYFORD has become the latest star to scrap concerts due to throat problems.After Miley Cyrus and Paramore's Hayley Williams pulled out of gigs in the U.S. last week (ends02Oct09), British metal legends...

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