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Watch: ULI JON ROTH Joins SAXON On Stage At Sweden’s TIME TO ROCK Pageant

Watch: ULI JON ROTH Joins SAXON On Stage At Sweden’s TIME TO ROCK Pageant


Legendary German guitarist Uli Jon Roth joined SAXON on stage final evening (Monday, July 10) on the Time To Rock pageant in Knislinge, Sweden to carry out just a few songs, together with “Denim And Leather-based” and “747 (Strangers In The Evening)” . Video of his look is accessible under.

DIAMOND HEAD‘s Brian Tatler made his dwell debut as SAXON‘s new touring guitarist on Friday, July 7 on the Rockwave pageant in Athens, Greece.

Two months in the past, Tatler spoke to Ernest Skinner of Border Metropolis Rock Speak concerning the announcement that he was becoming a member of SAXON because the substitute for lately departed founding guitarist Paul Quinn.

Paul Quinn has stepped down from touring as a result of — I feel partly it is his age,” Brian stated. “I imply, he is been doing it for therefore lengthy — 45, 47 years or one thing. And all respect due; I imply, he is a improbable participant. So I used to be blissful to just accept the supply. And I am wanting ahead to it. I am at dwelling busy studying the set.”

Along with a dozen or so already-announced pageant appearances in 2023, SAXON has revealed that it’ll help JUDAS PRIEST on a U.Okay. tour in early 2024. “We’re enjoying actually huge venues,” Brian stated. “And it is JUDAS PRIEST, SAXON and URIAH HEEP. And I am amazed to be… I’ve by no means been on a tour with JUDAS PRIEST earlier than. The closest DIAMOND HEAD‘s come up to now is we have been on the identical pageant invoice. I am a giant PRIEST fan and have been since possibly 1975. So to be on tour with them the place we will watch them each evening and get to know ’em somewhat bit and chat can be improbable. I am stoked about that. That is solely are available in a few weeks in the past, and I am excited for that already. It is not until March 2024, however I am already wanting ahead to that.”

Brian has joined fellow guitarist Doug Scarratt, bassist Nibs Carter, drummer Nigel Glockler and Byford for exhibits all through 2023 however will proceed to be a member of DIAMOND HEAD.

In March, Quinn thanked followers for his or her “outpouring of affection and respect” after his announcement that he was “stepping again from touring”.

Because of Quinn‘s choice, SAXON canceled its April 2023 South American tour in addition to the looks on the Monsters Of Rock cruise.

In a current interview with Robert Cavuoto of Myglobalmind, Byford spoke about Quinn‘s choice to retire from the highway. The singer stated: “Yeah, it is gonna be a change. The factor is it wasn’t a shock. It was talked about for just a few years now that he would possibly retire. And the factor is the band are getting larger, and we’re busy and we’re doing longer excursions and greater venues. I simply suppose he needs to relaxation now. So it wasn’t actually a shock. We talked about it just a few occasions, the truth that he will get very drained fairly rapidly. There’s plenty of strain on you while you’re touring in a band. So, he is gonna be round. He is gonna be doing present until the tip of the yr with us, and he is gonna doing the brand new album with us. So just about he can be there, however not there, if you recognize what I imply.”

SAXON‘s new album, “Extra Inspirations”, arrived on March 24 by way of Silver Lining Music. Following the discharge of “Inspirations” in 2021, “Extra Inspirations” is the second “deep dish” serving of the influences which have fed SAXON‘s immensely profitable 40-plus-year profession.

Produced by Biff, with Seb Byford serving to file the music alongside mixing engineer Jacky Lehmann, “Extra Inspirations” consists of takes on RAINBOW, ZZ TOP and CREAM, in addition to “Razamanaz” by NAZARETH, THE WHO‘s “Substitute”, and URIAH HEEP‘s “Gypsy”.

Byford and Quinn are the only real remaining unique members in SAXON‘s present lineup.

Some nice pictures tonight at Time To Rock Pageant, together with one with our buddy Uli Jon Roth, who performed just a few songs with us!

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Posted by Saxon on Monday, July 10, 2023



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