SAXON - Wheels Of Steel - Germany / Holland Release 12" VINYL LP ALBUM

Album: This is European Vinyl 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.

 

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Essential Album Information For: SAXON - Wheels Of Steel - Germany / Holland Release

Music Genre:

British Heavy Metal ( NWOBHM )

Label & Catalognr:

Parlophone ‎– 1C 038 15 7642 1

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1980 Germany and Holland/Netherlands

SAXON - Wheels Of Steel - Germany / Holland Release Production & Recording Information

Producers:

Pete Hinton - Producer

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

Saxon - Producer

Sound & Recording Engineers:

Will Reid Dick - Sound Engineer

 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.

Recording Location:

This album was recorded Ramport Studios - London, UK


Musicians:

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.

Paul Quinn - Guitars

  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"

Graham Oliver - Guitars

  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”.

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" .

 

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

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Front Cover Photo Of SAXON - Wheels Of Steel - Germany / Holland Release

Front Cover Photo Of SAXON  - Wheels Of Steel - Germany / Holland Release

 

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Photo Of The Back Cover SAXON - Wheels Of Steel - Germany / Holland Release

Photo of album back cover SAXON  - Wheels Of Steel - Germany / Holland Release

 

Close up of record's label SAXON - Wheels Of Steel - Germany / Holland Release Side One:

Close up of record's label SAXON  - Wheels Of Steel - Germany / Holland Release Side One

Record Label Details: Parlophone Black record label with silver lettering 1C 038-15 7642 1 . ℗ 1980 Original sound recordings made by EMI Records Ltd. LC 0299, GEMA, STEMRA, "MADE IN EEC" near 8'o clock, Boxed EMI an Parlophone logos. Label's rim-text in English and German

Photo of Side One of SAXON - Wheels Of Steel - Germany / Holland Release

Photo of Side One of SAXON  - Wheels Of Steel - Germany / Holland Release

 

Photo of Side Two of SAXON - Wheels Of Steel - Germany / Holland Release

Photo of Side Two of SAXON  - Wheels Of Steel - Germany / Holland Release

 


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