Saxon Announces Second Single and Lyric Video to Track Titled- “They Played Rock n Roll”

With a British invasion tour up around the corner, Saxon is teaming up with Judas Priest to deliver what is known as the heavy metal of ages. Saxon is unleashing a new album titled Thunderbolt out via Silver Lining Music on February 2nd. Make sure to check this video out of their single titled “They Played Rock n Roll” below.

As you can see, this is a tribute song to the legendary rock n roll masters, Motorhead. After having toured with them multiple times now that all original members of Motorhead are gone, this song hits where it has to, with magnificent guitar solos and great vocals Saxon delivers a powerful rendition. Make sure to check out the tour dates below and stick around for more news.

‘Thunderbolt’ will feature original Artwork by long time Saxon collaborator Paul Raymond Gregory.

“This is album 22, and it’s called Thunderbolt” adds Byford. “It’s a Storming Smashing Thundering collection of tracks we’ve been crafting with Producer,Andy Sneap and it’s finished and ready to be unleashed. Stand clear and fasten your seat belts!”

Three weeks later, the band will be embarking on the first leg of the Thunderbolt 2018 European Tour followed by a North American tour as special guests to Judas Priest.

saxonbandSince the 1970s Saxon has shown their ability to take rock ‘n’ roll and give it an electrifying edge which has since cemented their status as pioneers of the British heavy metal wave. With over twenty studio albums under their belt, Saxon has made their steadfast dedication to creating a dynamic body of a work a staple of their career.



Thunderbolt Track Listing
Olympus Rising
Thunderbolt
The Secret of Flight
Nosferatu (The Vampires Waltz)
They Played Rock and Roll
Predator
Sons of Odin
Sniper
A Wizard’s Tale
Speed Merchants
Roadie’s Song
Nosferatu(Raw Version)*
*not available on vinyl

Thunderbolt is available to pre-order now, in the following formats:
CD Album in Digipack
180 gms colored vinyl in a Gatefold
A Special Edition Boxset
Tape Cassette
Digital Download

Pre-order link: http://hyperurl.co/6j93n2
Thunderbolt 2018 North American Tour With Judas Priest

3-13-18 in Wilkes-Barre, PA at Mohegan Sun Arena
3-15-18 in Youngstown, OH at Covelli Centre
3-17-18 in Uniondale, NY at Nassau Coliseum
3-18-18 in Washington, DC at Anthem
3-20-18 in Newark, NJ at Prudential Center
3-22-18 in Uncasville, CT at Mohegan Sun Arena
3-23-18 in Worcester, MA at Palladium
3-25-18 in Ottawa, Can at The Arena – Td Place
3-27-18 in London, Can at Budweiser Gardens
3-28-18 in Oshawa, Can at Tribute Communications Centre
3-31-18 in Detroit, MI at Dtroit Masonic Temple
4-02-18 in Minneapolis, MN at The Armory
4-03-18 in Milwaukee, WI at Riverside Theater
4-05-18 in Green Bay, WI at Resch Center
4-06-18 in Hammond, IN at The Horshoe Casino
4-08-18 in Bloomington, IL at Grossinger Motors Arena
4-10-18 in Casper, WY at Casper Events Center
4-11-18 in Loveland, CO at Budweiser Events Center
4-13-18 in West Valley City, UT at Maverick Center
4-15-18 in Kent, WA at Snoware Center
4-17-18 in Portland, OR at Veterans Memorial Coliseum
4-19-18 in San Francisco, CA at The Warfield
4-21-18 in Las Vegas, NV at Las Rageous 2018
4-22-18 in Los Angeles, CA at Microsoft Theater
4-24-18 in Phoenix, AZ at Comerica Theater
4-26-18 in Tulsa, OK at Bok Center
4-28-18 in Dallas, TX at Bomb Factory
4-29-18 in Sugar Land,TX at Smart Financial Center
5-01-18 in San Antonio, TX at Freeman Coliseum

For Ticket information visit http://www.saxon747.com

For more information, check out the band’s website:
http://www.saxon747.com

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