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.
British Heavy Metal ( NWOBHM )
Parlophone – 1C 038 15 7642 1
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
1980 Germany and Holland/Netherlands
Pete Hinton - Producer
Saxon - Producer
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.
This album was recorded Ramport Studios - London, UK
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
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