Saxon announce 3 UK and 3 European Headlining dates


British rock legends Saxon have announced 3 exclusive club shows in the UK and 3 in Europe this winter, in addition to the upcoming November/December dates with Motorhead.   The tour, unofficially known as ‘Bombers and Eagles Fly Again’, will see the two iconic bands hitting the road together to perform in Europe and in six major UK music venues in November 2014.

Seminal NWOBM outfit Saxon will head alone to Northampton, Preston and Buckley in the UK to revisit venues where they last entertained audiences back in 1979 and 1980, in a memorable comeback which will see them perform tracks from their latest album ‘Sacrifice’ next to a selection of classics. A tribute to the band’s loyal fan base, Saxon’s return to their roots promises to be a special treat not to be missed. Some footage from the events will be used for an upcoming documentary, which will also include filming from July shows at Holmfirth Picturedome and the Steelhouse Festival.  The European dates will take Saxon to Luxembourg (10th November), Leeuwarden in Holland (4th December) and Malmo, Sweden (7th December).

“We’re looking forward to being out with our mates Motorhead again – it’s always great for the fans when the two bands get together”, says Biff Byford. A fundamental part of the history of British Metal with 15 million records sold worldwide, Saxon are billed as very special guests on the Motorhead tour, with German rockers Skew Siskin providing support; the heavyweight package is sure to be a hit with fans of the genre and tickets are going fast.

Dates as follows:

Date                    City                                                      Venue


thu 07                         zurich (switzerland)                    club hallenstadion

sat 09                         paris (france)                                zenith

sun 10                         luxembourg                                   rockhal*

mon 11                 deinze (belgium)                             brielpoort

WED 13              NOTTINGHAM                                     ROYAL CONCERT HALL            THU 14               NEWCASTLE                                       CITY HALL

fri 15                 Weissenhäuser Strand (Germany)    Metal Hammer Paradise SAT 16               LONDON                                             O2 ACADEMY BRIXTON

MON 18              NORTHAMPTON                                 ROADMENDERS* TUE 19               WOLVERHAMPTON                             CIVIC HALL  WED 20              MANCHESTER                                    O2 APOLLO  FRI 22                 GLASGOW                                          O2 ACADEMY

SAT 23               PRESTON                                            53 DEGREES*

SUN 24                         BUCKLEY                                            TIVOLI*

TUE 26                         BERLIN (GERMANY)                            VELODROM

WED 27              FRANKFURT (GERMANY)                    JAHRHUNDERTHALLE

THU 29                         STUTTGART (GERMANY)                    SCHLEYERHALLE

FRI 30                 MUNICH (GERMANY)                           ZENITH


SUN 02                         DUSSELDORF (GERMANY)                MEH

MON 03              HAMBURG (GERMANY)                      SPORTHALLE

TUE 04               LEEUWARDEN (HOLLAND)                 ROMEIN*

THU 06                         HORSENS (DENMARK)                      FORUM

FRI 07                 MALMO (SWEDEN)                             KB*

SAT 08                         OSLO (NORWAY)                                CENTRUM SCENE

MON 10              HELSINKI (FINLAND)                           HARTWELL ARENA

WED 12              LINKOPING (SWEDEN)                        CLOETTA CENTER

* Saxon Only


Tickets for the Saxon UK headlining shows are £22.50 (subject to booking fee). 

Tickets for the Saxon/Motorhead shows are already on sale from and  priced £34 in London/ £27 regionally.


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