Saxon discography

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Saxon discography
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Saxon live in 2006
Studio albums 21
Live albums 11
Compilation albums 11
Video albums 11

The following is a comprehensive discography of Saxon, an English heavy metal band.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Date Album UK[1] AUT[2] FRA[3] GER[4] GR[5] JPN[6] NL[7] SWE[8] SWI[9] US[10] Certifications
1979 Saxon - - - - - - - - - - -
1980 Wheels of Steel 5 - - - - - - 36 - - Platinum(UK)[11]
Strong Arm of the Law 11 - - - - - - 37 - - Gold (UK)[12]
1981 Denim and Leather 9 - - 37 - - 39 21 - - Silver (UK)[12]
1983 Power & the Glory 15 - - 28 - - 26 9 - 155 -
1984 Crusader 18 - - 20 - - 16 15 26 174 -
1985 Innocence Is No Excuse 36 - - 33 43 - - 18 - 133 -
1986 Rock the Nations 34 - - 44 - - - 26 - 149 -
1988 Destiny 49 - - 45 - - - 30 28 - -
1991 Solid Ball of Rock - - - 23 - - - - 28 - -
1992 Forever Free - - - 58 - - - - - - -
1995 Dogs of War - - - 55 - - - - 43 - -
1997 Unleash the Beast - - - 61 - - - - - - -
1999 Metalhead - - - 40 - - - - - - -
2001 Killing Ground - - 141 26 - - - - - - -
2004 Lionheart - - 103 44 44 - - 57 62 - -
2007 The Inner Sanctum 102 - 138 36 - 162 - 39 89 - -
2009 Into the Labyrinth 119 53 87 23 - 232 83 33 61 - -
2011 Call to Arms 112[13] 55 - 18 - - - 19 37 - -
2013 Sacrifice 87 54 61 14 - - - 15 51 - -
2015 Battering Ram 50 34 66 12 - - - 13 21 - -

Live albums[edit]

Compilation albums[edit]

Videos[edit]

UK singles[edit]

  • "Big Teaser" b/w "Stallions of the Highway" (1979, Carrere Records CAR 118)
  • "Backs to the Wall" b/w "Militia Guard" (1979, Carrere CAR 129)
  • "Wheels of Steel" b/w "Stand Up and Be Counted" (1980, Carrere CAR 143) - #20
  • "747 (Strangers in the Night)" b/w "See The Light Shining" (1980, Carrere CAR 151) - #13
  • "Big Teaser" [re-issue] b/w "Rainbow Theme" / "Frozen Rainbow" (1980, Heavy Metal Re-issue Series, Carrere HM 5) - #66
  • "Backs to the Wall" [re-issue] b/w "Militia Guard" (1980, Heavy Metal Re-issue Series, Carrere HM 6) - #64
  • "Suzie Hold On" b/w "Judgement Day (Live)" (1980, Carrere CAR 165)
  • "Strong Arm of the Law" b/w "Taking Your Chances" (1980, Carrere CAR 170) - #63
  • "And the Bands Played On" b/w "Hungry Years" / "Heavy Metal Thunder" (1981, Carrere CAR 180) - #12
  • "Never Surrender" b/w "20,000 Ft. (Remix)" (1981, Carrere CAR 204) [some copies included free single "Bap-Shoo-Ap!" b/w "Street Fighting Gang"] - #18
  • "Princess of the Night" b/w "Fire in the Sky" (1981, Carrere CAR 208) - #57
  • "Power and the Glory" b/w "See the Lightning Shine (Live)"(1983, Carrere SAXON 1) - #32
  • "Nightmare" b/w "Midas Touch" (1983, Carrere CAR 284) - #50
  • "Sailing to America" b/w "A Little Bit of What You Fancy" (1984, Carrere CAR 301)
  • "Do It All For You" b/w "Just Let Me Rock" (1984, Carrere CAR 323)
  • "Back on the Streets" b/w "Live Fast Die Young" (1985, Parlophone R 6103) - #75
  • "Rock 'n' Roll Gypsy" b/w "Krakatoa" (1986, Parlophone R 6112) - #71
  • "Waiting for the Night" b/w "Chase the Fade" (1986, EMI Records 5575) - #66
  • "Rock the Nations" b/w "747 (Strangers in the Night)" (1986, EMI 5587)
  • "Northern Lady" b/w "Everybody Up" (1987, EMI 5593)
  • "Ride Like the Wind" b/w "Red Alert" (1988, EMI EM 43) - #52
  • "I Can't Wait Anymore" b/w "Broken Heroes (Live)" (1988, EMI EM 54) - #71[1]
  • "We Will Remember" b/w "Alter of the Gods" (1991, Virgin International DINS 105)

Saxon did not have any US Top 40 hits.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 483. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "Saxon In Der Österreichischen Hitparade". Austriancharts.at (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2011-07-17. 
  3. ^ "Recherche pour: saxon". Leschartes.com (in French). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2011-06-29. 
  4. ^ "Saxon Suchergebnisse in den deutschen Charts:". Charts.de (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2011-06-29. 
  5. ^ "Saxon In Greek Charts". Greekcharts.com. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2011-07-17. 
  6. ^ "Saxon Oricon charts" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2011-07-17. 
  7. ^ "Saxon in Dutch Charts". Dutch Charts (in Dutch). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2011-07-07. 
  8. ^ "Search for: saxon". Swedishcharts.com. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2011-06-29. 
  9. ^ "Saxon Suchergebnisse in der Schweizer Hitparade:". Swisscharts.com (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2011-06-29. 
  10. ^ Allmusic.com / Billboard Albums - accessed March 2011
  11. ^ http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/saxon-frontman-says-new-album-captured-the-rawness-of-the-band/}
  12. ^ a b c "Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Archived from the original on 17 January 2010. Retrieved 2011-07-09. Search for 'Saxon' 
  13. ^ Chart stats at Zobbel.de
  14. ^ a b "Saxon, Let Me Feel Your Power". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-02. 
  15. ^ "A hoard of live glory in a box of vinyl gold from SAXON". Saxon Official Homepage. Retrieved 2016-09-02. 
  16. ^ "Saxon: Baptism Of Fire – The Collection 1991-2009 - Demon Music Group". Demon Music Group. Retrieved 2016-10-06.