Legendary British Saxon, will release their 21st studio album, Battering Ram, in North America via UDR Music. The new album boasts a clinically “heavy” echo of Saxon’s glorious NWOBHM sound! Check out the official “Battering Ram” single music in the player above.quintet,
In this no-nonsense, sharp performance, Biff and the boys are captured at Backstage Studios in Derbyshire, UK, throwing down a thunderous performance of their forthcoming new album’s title track.
Battering Ram is available for pre-order now via iTunes (with “Battering Ram” Instant Grat track).
Coming soon, Battering Ram will be available for pre-order via Amazon and various formats will include CD in Ecolbook, 180 gram Vinyl, Limited Edition Boxset (containing CD, Vinyl and a Bonus CD with the band performance of their Denim & Leather Tour “Saxon Over Sweden 2011” – 18 tracks).
In celebration of the release of Battering Ram, Saxon will join select dates with Motörhead, and others with Armored Saint, in the U.S. beginning August 19th. See below for all confirmed tour dates.
Saxon U.S. Tour Dates:
August 19 – Riverside, CA @ Riverside Municipal Auditorium w/ Motörhead
August 20 – San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick w/ Armored Saint
August 21 – Las Vegas, NV @ House Of Blues w/ Motörhead
August 22 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine w/ Motörhead
August 23 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace Of Spades
August 24 – San Francisco, CA @ Warfield Theatre w/ Motörhead
August 27 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex w/ Motörhead
August 28 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
September 1 – Austin, TX @ Cedar Park Center w/ Motörhead
September 2 – San Antonio, TX @ Aztec Theatre w/ Motörhead
September 3 – El Paso, TX @ Speaking Rock Entertainment Center
September 4 – Dallas, TX @ Bomb Factory w/ Motörhead
September 5 – Houston, TX @ House Of Blues w/ Motörhead
September 6 – St. Louis, MO @ Pageant Theater w/ Motörhead
September 9 – Indianapolis, IN @ Murat Theater w/ Motörhead
September 10 – Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage – Prog Power
September 12 – Stafford, CT @ Palace Theater w/ Armored Saint
September 13 – Portland, ME @ Asylum w/ Armored Saint
September 15 – Washington, DC @ Howard Theater w/ Armored Saint
September 16 – Westland, MI @ Token Lounge w/ Armored Saint
September 17 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar w/ Armored Saint
September 18 – Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom w/ Armored Saint
September 20 – St. Charles, IL @ Arcada Theater w/ Armored Saint
Rock Hard \m/