SAXON Upcoming “More Inspirations” Album To Feature Covers of RAINBOW, KISS, NAZARETH, ALICE COOPER, and More

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British heavy metal legends SAXON have unveiled the first single, “The Faith Healer”, from their upcoming album, “More Inspirations”, set for release on March 24 via Silver Lining Music. Watch the making of video for their astonishing take on THE SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND‘s track,  below.

Following the release of “Inspirations” in 2021, “More Inspirations” is the second “deep dish” serving of the influences which have fed the mighty SAXON‘s immensely successful 40-plus-year career. Frontman Biff Byford comments: “We used to see THE SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND play this back in the day, they started the set with it, such a fantastic song and fantastic band… big influence!”

Whether getting feral with THE ANIMALS‘ “We’ve Gotta Get Out Of This Place”, letting loose a high-octane take on ALICE COOPER‘s “From The Inside”, or laying down a ferocious tribute to KISS‘s “Detroit Rock City”“More Inspirations” is a joyous trip into the sounds which galvanized the Barnsley boys and continue to get spun on home stereos and tour buses.

Produced by vocalist/co-founder Biff Byford, with Seb Byford helping record the music alongside mixing engineer Jacky Lehmann“More Inspirations” also includes enthusiastic takes on RAINBOWZZ TOP and CREAM, as well as a thunderous “Razamanaz” by NAZARETH, a tasty take on THE WHO‘s “Substitute”, and a thick groove take on URIAH HEEP‘s “Gypsy”. Whether this is your first dance with such classic songs, or you’ve come to see where SAXON was born, “More Inspirations” delivers the goods and then some.

“More Inspirations” Album Artwork

“More Inspirations” will be available on 12-inch black vinyl, CD digipak, digital formats and special D2C bundles.

“More Inspirations” Track listing:

  1. We’ve Gotta Get Out Of This Place
  2. The Faith Healer
  3. From The Inside
  4. Chevrolet
  5. Substitute
  6. Gypsy
  7. Man On The Silver Mountain
  8. Detroit Rock City
  9. Razamanaz
  10. Tales Of Brave Ulysses

Following the success of the “Seize The World” tour 2022, SAXON will be back on the road in March 2023 for a string of European dates, with special guests German metal titans RAGE (all shows except Luxembourg).

SAXON 2023 European Tours:

March 08 – Luxembourg, Luxembourg – Den Atelier
March 09 – Germany, Mannheim – Capitol
March 10 – Germany, Köln – Essigfabrik
March 11 – Germany, Markneukirchen – Musikhalle
March 12 – Germany, Hamburg – Grosse Freiheit 36
March 14 – Poland, Warsaw – Progresja
March 16 – Germany, Rostock – Moya
March 17 – Germany, Dresden – Alter Schlachthof
March 18 – Austria, Linz – Posthof
March 19 – Germany, Ulm – Roxy

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