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Saxon Drummer Undergoing Second Surgery For Brain Aneurysm

Saxon drummer Nigel Glockler is fighting for life in a U.K. hospital after undergoing surgery to repair a brain aneurysm.The rocker fell ill on Monday (08Dec14) and was hospitalised, forcing his bandmates to scrap the...

Saxon Cancel Festival Gig Due To Frontman's Injury

Heavy metal rockers Saxon were forced to pull out of a festival performance in Portugal over the weekend (10-11Aug13) after frontman Biff Byford suffered a mystery injury.The group was scheduled to take to the stage...

Rammstein Win Best Live Band At Golden Gods

Rammstein won Best Live Band at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards last night (11.06.12). The German metal group beat off competition from Iron Maiden, Metallica, Skindred and Watain to take home the accolade, while...

Saxon Postpone Gig Due To Frontman's Throat Infection

Heavy rockers Saxon have postponed an upcoming gig in England to allow frontman Biff Byford to recover from a throat infection.The group was scheduled to perform in Hatfield for the Herfordshire Student's Union on 8...

Golden Gods Awards To 'Liquefy' Fans Brains

The Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards will make fans brains ''liquefy'' according to Chris Jericho.The 10th annual rock event will return next month, hosted by the retired WWE wrestler and frontman of Fozzy, who is...

Corey Taylor To Debut Solo Acoustic Set At Download Festival

Download Festival has announced a further 22 acts to its line-up; including Cancer Bats, Rise To Remain and Saxon, who will join the headliners The Prodigy, Metallica and Black Sabbath on 8-10 June 2012, which...

Rihanna Samples Metallica On 'Talk That Talk'

Rihanna has sampled Metallica on her new album 'Talk That Talk'. The 'Cheers (Drink to That)' hitmaker has sampled some of the guitar riffs from the heavy rockers' 'Wherever I May Roam' track on 'Red...

Saxon Sell Soundcheck Entry

Veteran heavy metal rockers Saxon are raising cash for charity by charging fans to watch them soundcheck on tour.The British band is inviting 20 supporters to a pre-gig warm-up at each stop on the tour,...

Saxon Were Snowbound During Studio Sessions

Heavy metal band Saxon were forced to work overtime when they recorded their new album last year (10) after falling behind schedule when they became stranded by snowstorms.Remote areas of the U.K. were cut off...

Saxon Star Sits Out Of Tour To Care For Sick Wife

Heavy metal veterans SAXON have replaced bassist NIBBS CARTER for their upcoming tour so he can take time out to care for his sick wife.Kingdom Come star Yenz Leonhardt will replace the rocker temporarily. A...

Sick Saxon Star Pulls Out Of Shows

SAXON rocker BIFF BYFORD has become the latest star to scrap concerts due to throat problems.After Miley Cyrus and Paramore's Hayley Williams pulled out of gigs in the U.S. last week (ends02Oct09), British metal legends...

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