Saxon Denim and Leather NWOBHM 12" VINYL LP ALBUM

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Saxon Denim and Leather NWOBHM 12" VINYL LP  
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Saxon Denim and Leather NWOBHM 12" VINYL LP

Saxon Denim and Leather NWOBHM 12" VINYL LP  

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Album Summary:  "Denim and Leather" is the fourth studio album by English heavy metal band Saxon released in 1981 . The name of the album and song was inspired by the popular attire of metalheads in the early 1980s, defined by denim pants and leather jackets. The song is seen as a tribute from the band to their fans while describing the history of the sub-culture and the rise of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM).

Music Genre:

Heavy Metal NWOBHM Music

Collector Notes:

"Denim and Leather" was Saxon's fourth studio album

Album Production Information:

Producer : Nigel Thomas
Engineer: Andy Lydon
Recorded at : Aquarius Studios, Geneva
Also recorded at : Polar Studios, Stockholm
Mixed at : Polar Studios, Stockholm

Label Information:

Carrere 67.811

Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Gramophone Record 

Year & Country:

1981 Made in France

Band Members and Musicians on: Saxon Denim and Leather

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Biff Byford - Vocals

      Biff Byford (real-name: Peter Rodney Byford) born in the year 1951 in Honley, West-Yorkshire in England. Lead singer in the bands “Son of a Bitch” from 1977 until 1978, followed by SAXON from 1977 until now.

  • Graham Oliver - Guitar

      Graham Oliver a guitarist and bass player , born in 1952 Mexborough, England. He was founding member and one of the main song-writer in the British Heavy Metal band Saxon. He started his career around 1975 in a band called “Son of a Bitch”.

  • Paul Quinn - Guitar

      Paul Quinn (full-name: Paul Anthony Quinn) is one of original founding members of Saxon and started in the Coast and "Son Of Bitch Bands"

  • Steve Dawson - Bass

      Steve "Dobby" Dawson was born in 1952 , bass guitar player and one of the founding members of the British Heavy Metal band “SAXON”

  • Pete Gill - Drums

      Pete Gill - Drums, one of the co-founders of the British bands: "Son Of A Bitch" and "Saxon", he has played drums in two major British Heavy Metal bands: "Saxon" and "Motorhead" .

Track Listing of: Saxon Denim and Leather

    The Song/tracks on "Denim and Leather " are:
  • Princess of the Night 4:01
  • Never Surrender 3:15
  • Out of Control 4:07
  • Rough and Ready 4:51
  • Play it Loud 4:11
  • And the Bands Played On 2:48
  • Midnight Rider 5:45
  • Fire in the Sky 3:37
  • Denim and Leather 5:25

SAXON - 1980s Vinyl Discography