SpazioRock.it recently conducted an interview with vocalist Biff Byford of British heavy metal legends SAXON. The chat can now be viewed below.
Professionally filmed video footage of SAXON performing their new song “Hammer Of The Gods” at this year’s edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, which was held June 8-11, 2011 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden, can be viewed below.
“Hammer Of The Gods” comes off SAXON‘s new album, “Call To Arms”, which has registered the following first-week chart positions:
United Kingdom: #6 (“Rock Albums” chart)
The CD was released in Europe via Militia Guard Music, UDR and EMI. Recorded at Chapel Studios in Lincolnshire, U.K. and Brighton Electric Studios in Brighton, U.K., the 11-track album was co-produced by singer/songwriter Biff Byford and Toby Jepson (LITTLE ANGELS). Featuring Byford on lead vocals, Paul Quinn and Doug Scarratt on guitars, Nibs Carter on bass and Nigel Glockler on drums, “Call To Arms” is bang on-the-money brilliant SAXON music, a confident embrace of the aura and writing values from their early years married perfectly to a modern SAXON crunch. There is also a guest appearance from keyboard legend Don Airey (RAINBOW, ELO, OZZY OSBOURNE, DEEP PURPLE) on “When Doomsday Comes”.
“Hammer Of The Gods” performance: