SAXON - WHEELS OF STEEL ENGLAND - USA Release 12" LP VINYL ALBUM

This is the UK release of “Wheels of Steel” the 1980 album released by the British Heavy Metal band “SAXON”, it was their second official studio album. It was recorded at Ramport Studios, London, UK and produced by Pete Hinton and Saxon.

This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.

 

 

Photo of album front cover SAXON - Wheels Of Steel ( USA Release )

Album Production information:

The album: "Wheels of Steel" was produced by: Saxon and Pete Hinton

  Pete Hinton is a British Music producer, during the 1980s he has produced records for bands like: Saxon , Demon , Deathwish, Coroner and many others.

Sound / Recording engineer: Will Reid-Dick

 Will Reid-Dick an English producer, engineer, mastering engineer and musician, during the 1980s responsible for some NWOBHM records from Motorhead , Saxon but also for German bands like Rage , Sinner and several others.

Music Genre:

 
NWOBHM New Wave Of British Heavy Metal

Record Label & Catalognr:

 
Carrere CAR 38-126

Media Format:

 
12" Vinyl Full-Length Stereo Long-Play  Gramophone Record
Album weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

 
1980 Made in USA

Band Members and Musicians on: Saxon Wheels of Steel NWOBHM

    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: "Wheels of Steel"

    Side One:
  1. Motorcycle Man
  2. Stand Up and be Counted
  3. 747 (Strangers in the Night)
  4. Wheels of Steel
    Side Two:
  1. Freeway Mad
  2. See the Light Shining
  3. Street Fighting Man
  4. Suzie Hold On
  5. Machine Gun

SAXON - Wheels Of Steel ( USA Release ) High Resolution & Quality Photos

Photo of album front cover SAXON - Wheels Of Steel ( USA Release )

Photo of album front cover SAXON - Wheels Of Steel ( USA Release )

 

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Close up of record's label SAXON - Wheels Of Steel ( USA Release ) Side One:

Close up of record's label SAXON - Wheels Of Steel ( USA Release ) Side One

 


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