Saxon Debuts ‘Thunderbolt’ Video

December 1, 2017 by: Shauna O'Donnell

Courtesy: Militia Guard (Silver Lining Music)

By Philip Sayblack

Saxon is giving audiences their first taste of its new album.

The band unveiled Friday the video for the title song from its forthcoming album Thunderbolt. The video for the Judas Priest-esque arrangement mixes live footage of the band with the song for an experience certain to get audiences excited about the band’s upcoming live dates (interestingly enough) with Judas Priest. That tour launches March 13 in Wilkes Barre, PA and is currently scheduled to run through May 1 in San Antonio, TX.

Before the band spans America with Judas Priest, it will tour alongside Diamond Head and Rock Goddess for a short European tour set to launch Feb. 23 and run through March 3. Both tours’ schedules are noted below.

SAXON Thunderbolt 2018 European Tour – Part 1
Feb. 23 – UK, Cardiff University
Feb. 24 – UK, Cambridge Corn Exchange
Feb.25 – UK, Hull City Hall
Feb. 27- Holland, Tilburg 013
Feb. 28 – Germany, Saarbruecken Garage
Mar. 1 – Germany,  Hannover Capitol
Mar. 2 – Germany,  Frankfurt Batschkapp
Mar. 3 – Germany, Dresden Schlachthof
SAXON North American tour dates with Judas Priest and Black Star Riders
Mar. 13 – Wilkes Barre, PA – Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
Mar. 15 – Youngstown, OH – Covelli Centre
Mar. 17 – Uniondale, NY – Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Mar. 18 – Washington, DC – The Anthem
Mar. 20 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
Mar. 22 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
Mar. 23 – Worcester – Palladium
Mar. 25 – Ottawa, ON – The Arena at TD Place
Mar. 27 – London, ON – Budweiser Gardens
Mar. 28 – Oshawa, ON – Tribute Communities Centre
Mar. 31 – Detroit, MI – Detroit Masonic Temple
Apr. 02 – Minneapolis – The Amorey
Apr. 03 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater
Apr. 05 – Green Bay, WI – Resch Center
Apr 06 – Hammond, IN – Venue at Horseshoe Casino (no Black Star Riders)
Apr. 08 – Bloomington, IL – Grossinger Motors Aren
Apr. 10 – Casper, WY – Casper Events Center
Apr. 11 – Loveland, CO – Budweiser Events Center
Apr. 15 – Kent, WA – ShoWare Center
Apr. 17 – Portland, OR – Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Apr. 19 – San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
Apr. 22 – Los Angeles, CA – Microsoft Theater
Apr. 21 – Las Vegas, NV – Las Rageous Rock Festival
Apr. 24 – Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre
Apr. 26 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Center
Apr. 28 – Dallas, TX – The Bomb Factory
Apr. 29 – Sugarland, TX – Smart Financial Centre
May 01 – San Antonio, TX – Freeman Coliseum

Pre-orders for Thunderbolt are open now. It will be available on CD, vinyl, cassette and limited edition box set as well as digital platforms.  the album’s track listing is noted below.

Thunderbolt Track Listing
  1. Olympus Rising
  2. Thunderbolt
  3. The Secret of Flight
  4. Nosferatu (The Vampires Waltz)
  5. They Played Rock and Roll
  6. Predator
  7. Sons of Odin
  8. Sniper
  9. A Wizard’s Tale
  10. Speed Merchants
  11. Roadie’s Song
  12. Nosferatu (Raw Version)*
*not available on vinyl

More information on Thunderbolt is available online along with the band’s latest tour dates and more at:

Websitehttp://www.saxon747.com

Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/saxon

Twitterhttp://twitter.com/SaxonOfficial

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