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Saxon

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1977
Genre:
NWOBHM, Heavy Metal
Lyrical themes:
History, Mythology, Motorcycles, Rock
Current label:
UDR Music
Years active:
1970-1976 (as Blue Condition), 1976-1977 (as SOB), 1977-1978 (as Son of a Bitch), 1978-present
The band has been around in one form or another since 1970 - first being known as Blue Condition, and then SOB, and finally Son of a Bitch, before being renamed to Saxon in 1977. This is not the same Blue Condition that Al Atkins (Judas Priest) sang for in the mid-1960s; that was a different band which split up in '68.

Former members Graham Oliver and Steve Dawson registered the name Saxon in ...
Current
Paul Quinn Guitars (1977-present)
See also: ex-Son of a Bitch
Biff Byford Vocals (1977-present), Bass (1986)
See also: The Scintilla Project, ex-Son of a Bitch
Nigel Glockler Drums (1981-1987, 1988-1998, 2005-present)
See also: ex-Thunderstorm, Mad Men and English Dogs, Winter's Reign, ex-Paul Di'Anno, ex-Air Pavilion, ex-The Bernie Tormë Band, ex-Toyah
Nibbs Carter Bass (1988-present)
See also: ex-Paul Di'Anno, ex-Air Pavilion, ex-Paul Di'Anno & Dennis Stratton
Doug Scarratt Guitars (1995-present)
See also: Mad Men and English Dogs
Past
Steve Dawson Bass (1977-1986)
See also: Oliver/Dawson Saxon, ex-Son of a Bitch
Pete Gill Drums (1977-1981)
See also: ex-Motörhead, ex-Son of a Bitch, ex-The Glitter Band
Graham Oliver Guitars (1977-1995)
See also: Oliver/Dawson Saxon, ex-Son of a Bitch, ex-Graham Oliver
Paul Johnson Bass (1986-1988)
See also: Statetrooper, Usi, ex-Demon, ex-Heritage
Nigel Durham Drums (1987-1988)
See also: Morpheus Rising, ex-Son of a Bitch, ex-Oliver/Dawson Saxon
Fritz Randow Drums (1998-2004)
See also: ex-Moon Doc, ex-Sinner, ex-Victory, ex-Eloy, ex-Epitaph, ex-Jane
Jörg Michael Drums (2004-2005)
See also: Heavatar, Headhunter, ex-House of Spirits, ex-Surgeon, ex-Living Death, ex-Avenger, Devil's Train, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Beto Vazquez Infinity, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Kaledon, ex-Mekong Delta, ex-Onkel Tom Angelripper, ex-Rage, ex-Running Wild, ex-Soulslide, ex-Stratovarius, ex-Unleashed Power, ex-Glenmore, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Der Riß, ex-Laos (Gudrun Laos)
Past (Live)
Yenz Leonhardt Bass (2010)
See also: Stormwarrior, ex-Geisha, Lacrimosa (live), ex-Iron Savior, ex-Savage Circus, ex-Brats, ex-=Y=
Paul Quinn Guitars (1977-present)
See also: ex-Son of a Bitch
Biff Byford Vocals (1977-present), Bass (1986)
See also: The Scintilla Project, ex-Son of a Bitch
Nigel Glockler Drums (1981-1987, 1988-1998, 2005-present)
See also: ex-Thunderstorm, Mad Men and English Dogs, Winter's Reign, ex-Paul Di'Anno, ex-Air Pavilion, ex-The Bernie Tormë Band, ex-Toyah
Nibbs Carter Bass (1988-present)
See also: ex-Paul Di'Anno, ex-Air Pavilion, ex-Paul Di'Anno & Dennis Stratton
Doug Scarratt Guitars (1995-present)
See also: Mad Men and English Dogs
Steve Dawson Bass (1977-1986)
See also: Oliver/Dawson Saxon, ex-Son of a Bitch
Pete Gill Drums (1977-1981)
See also: ex-Motörhead, ex-Son of a Bitch, ex-The Glitter Band
Graham Oliver Guitars (1977-1995)
See also: Oliver/Dawson Saxon, ex-Son of a Bitch, ex-Graham Oliver
Paul Johnson Bass (1986-1988)
See also: Statetrooper, Usi, ex-Demon, ex-Heritage
Nigel Durham Drums (1987-1988)
See also: Morpheus Rising, ex-Son of a Bitch, ex-Oliver/Dawson Saxon
Fritz Randow Drums (1998-2004)
See also: ex-Moon Doc, ex-Sinner, ex-Victory, ex-Eloy, ex-Epitaph, ex-Jane
Jörg Michael Drums (2004-2005)
See also: Heavatar, Headhunter, ex-House of Spirits, ex-Surgeon, ex-Living Death, ex-Avenger, Devil's Train, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Beto Vazquez Infinity, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Kaledon, ex-Mekong Delta, ex-Onkel Tom Angelripper, ex-Rage, ex-Running Wild, ex-Soulslide, ex-Stratovarius, ex-Unleashed Power, ex-Glenmore, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Der Riß, ex-Laos (Gudrun Laos)
Past
Yenz Leonhardt Bass (2010)
See also: Stormwarrior, ex-Geisha, Lacrimosa (live), ex-Iron Savior, ex-Savage Circus, ex-Brats, ex-=Y=
Added by: sirmonarch Modified by: Manalishi69
Added on: 2002-07-21 18:02:51 Last modified on: 2014-09-27 17:17:58
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