‘Warriors Of The Road’ 35th Anniversary Tour
Arrives In The UK 30th November
NWOBM legends Saxon embark on their ‘Warriors of The Road’ UK Tour on 30th November. These UK dates are the culmination of a 38-date European tour celebrating their 35th Anniversary. The 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. Support will come from HELL and Stormzone.
Kicking off in Bristol and closing at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire on 13th December, ‘Warriors of the Road’ – which has been blowing away fans in Europe – will treat UK fans to 12 explosive shows. ‘Come and see the awesome power of Saxon live!’ says frontman Biff Byford.
Please note the Leeds O2 Academy and Nottingham Rock City dates have swapped around since the tour was announced – the show at Leeds will now be on 2nd December with Nottingham is now on 10th December.
35 years, 20 albums, countless live shows and the band 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 swopped)
30th BRISTOL Academy
1st BOURNEMOUTH Academy
2nd LEEDS Academy
4th MANCHESTER Ritz
5th DUBLIN Academy
6th BELFAST Limelight/Mandela Hall
7th GLASGOW ABC
9th NEWCASTLE Academy
10th NOTTINGHAM Rock City
11th WOLVERHAMPTON Wulfrun Hall
12th OXFORD Academy
13th LONDON Shepherds Bush Empire
Ticket price for London is £27.50 (subject to booking fee) – all other shows £26 (subject to booking fee); please refer to www.Saxon747.com orwww.Kililive.com (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 www.Saxon747.com