Saxon is giving audiences their first taste of its new album.
The band unveiled Friday the video for the title song from its forthcoming album Thunderbolt. The video for the Judas Priest-esque arrangement mixes live footage of the band with the song for an experience certain to get audiences excited about the band’s upcoming live dates (interestingly enough) with Judas Priest. That tour launches March 13 in Wilkes Barre, PA and is currently scheduled to run through May 1 in San Antonio, TX.
Before the band spans America with Judas Priest, it will tour alongside Diamond Head and Rock Goddess for a short European tour set to launch Feb. 23 and run through March 3. Both tours’ schedules are noted below.
Feb. 24 – UK, Cambridge Corn Exchange
Feb.25 – UK, Hull City Hall
Feb. 27- Holland, Tilburg 013
Feb. 28 – Germany, Saarbruecken Garage
Mar. 1 – Germany, Hannover Capitol
Mar. 2 – Germany, Frankfurt Batschkapp
Mar. 3 – Germany, Dresden Schlachthof
Pre-orders for Thunderbolt are open now. It will be available on CD, vinyl, cassette and limited edition box set as well as digital platforms. the album’s track listing is noted below.
- Olympus Rising
- The Secret of Flight
- Nosferatu (The Vampires Waltz)
- They Played Rock and Roll
- Sons of Odin
- A Wizard’s Tale
- Speed Merchants
- Roadie’s Song
- Nosferatu (Raw Version)*
More information on Thunderbolt is available online along with the band’s latest tour dates and more at:
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