After a sell out show in The Spring & Airbrake in 2007 Biff Byford & Saxon are pleased to confirm a return to belfast on their next tour. They will play Mandela Hall on Sunday 26th April with Sweet Savage opening the show. Tickets are on sale now from all usual outlets and also the Front Desk at Queens Student Union.

Saxon are British through and through. Not only are they among the founders of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal that kick-started a new musical genre in the early Eighties, they’ve also upheld the theme of their native country in their lyrics as well as in their music for some 25 years. Pretty much the same can be said of every aspect of their new, haunting album, Lionheart. From their impressive songwriting with its powerful sounds and ambitioned lyrics about witch hunters, King Richard Lionheart and the attitude of British soldiers towards war, to their striking cover artwork, Saxon unequivocally stand by their origins. At the same time, the band surrounding vocalist Biff Byford display an energy that’s almost physically perceptible. Byford rightly explains: “Lionheart is the most powerful album we’ve ever recorded.”
Mandela Hall
– Sunday 26th April
Ticket Price: £17.00 (Subject to booking fee)
Doors: 7:00pm
Support: Sweet Savage
In person: From 22 Ticketmaster outlets province wide (Including Zavvi formerly Virgin) / Katy Daly’s Bar / Mandela Hall Front Desk
24hr hotlines: Tel: (NI) 0870 243 4455 (ROI) 0818 719 300
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