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SAXON announces "Thunderbolt"

Veröffentlicht am 7. November 2017 von Markus W. in Saxon, Thunderbolt, News, Heavy Metal, NWoBHM, Power Metal

SAXON announces "Thunderbolt"

Metal pioneers Saxon announced a new longplayer that’s supposed to be in the record stores on February 2nd, 2018. “Thunderbolt” is already record number 22 in the bands long and rich history in metal. The new studio longplayer features eleven songs and it was Andy Sneap who provided the powerful sound the album demands.



  1. Olympus Rising
  2. Thunderbolt
  3.  The Secret of Flight
  4. Nosferatu (The Vampires Waltz)
  5. They Played Rock and Roll
  6. Predator
  7. Sons of Odin
  8. Sniper
  9. A Wizard’s Tale
  10. Speed Merchants
  11. Roadie’s Song
  12. Nosferatu (Raw Version)*

(*not on vinyl)


“Thunderbolt” can be pre-ordered from December 1st and comes as:

  • CD in Digipack
  • 180 g colored vinyl  - Gatefold
  • Special Edition Boxset
  • Tape Cassette
  • Digital Download


And last but not least: Thunderbolt 2018 European Tour - Part 1:

23.02.18  UK, Cardiff University
24.02.18  UK, Cambridge Corn Exchange
25.02.18  UK, Hull City Hall
27.02.18   NL, Tilburg 013
28.02.28  GER, Saarbruecken Garage
01.03.18  GER, Hannover Capitol                          
02.03.18  GER, Frankfurt Batschkapp               
03.03.18  GER,Dresden Schlachthof