Killing Ground

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Killing Ground
Cover art by Paul R. Gregory
Studio album by Saxon
Released 25 September 2001
Recorded Karo Studios, Brackel, Germany, 2001
Genre Heavy metal
Length 49:26
Label SPV/Steamhammer
Producer Biff Byford, Saxon
Saxon chronology
Diamonds and Nuggets
(2000)
Killing Ground
(2001)
Heavy Metal Thunder
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Killing Ground is the fifteenth full-length studio album by heavy metal band Saxon released in 2001 (see 2001 in music).

Killing Ground was also released as a special Digi-pack edition with a bonus disc featuring 8 classics re-recorded tracks which would later appear in Heavy Metal Thunder.

"The Court of the Crimson King" is a King Crimson cover.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Saxon except track 3 by Ian McDonald and Peter Sinfield

No. Title Length
1. "Intro"   1:36
2. "Killing Ground"   5:44
3. "The Court of the Crimson King" (King Crimson cover) 6:00
4. "Coming Home"   3:38
5. "Hell Freezes Over"   4:42
6. "Dragon's Lair"   3:38
7. "You Don't Know What You've Got"   5:00
8. "Deeds of Glory"   4:34
9. "Running for the Border"   4:24
10. "Shadows on the Wall"   6:15
11. "Rock Is Our Life"   3:55
12. "Backs to the Wall" (Japanese bonus track) 3:07

Bonus disc: Classics Re-Recorded[edit]

  1. "Princess of the Night" – 4:10
  2. "Crusader" – 6:38
  3. "Wheels of Steel" – 5:52
  4. "Motorcycle Man" – 3:45
  5. "Strong Arm of the Law" – 4:24
  6. "Denim and Leather" – 5:19
  7. "Dallas 1 PM" – 6:15
  8. "And the Bands Played On" – 2:52

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Saxon Killing Ground". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-06-26.