Label: Carrere - 66.174,Carrere - 66174 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: France • Genre: Rock • Style: Heavy Metal
Tracks A1, B4 taken from the album "Strong Arm Of The Law" CAL Tracks A2, A4, B1 taken from the album "Wheels Of Steel" CAL Tracks A3, B3, B5 taken from the album "Denim & Leather" CAL Tracks A5, B2 taken from the album "Saxon" CAL This album is also catalogued as CAL In the runouts the U in utopia is actually a sketch of a.
When Saxon entered Rampart Studios in February of to record their breakthrough LP (and second overall) "Wheels of Steel," the NWOBHM was just starting to really unfold, and would arguably peak later that year, with debut records being released by the scene's top contenders, most notably Iron Maiden, Def Leppard, Diamond Head, Tygers of Pan Tang and Girlschool/5().
· Wheels of Steel, an Album by Saxon. Released in April on Carrère (catalog no. CAL ; Vinyl LP). Genres: NWOBHM, Heavy Metal. Rated #76 in the best albums of , and # of all-time album/5(41).
· Saxon – Strong Arm Of The Law (CD – BMGCATCD / LP – BMGCATLP) It was really the second album, Wheels of Steel that set the band on track. A better recording overall, it hit the UK Top 5 albums with singles “ (Strangers in the Night)” and the title track getting radio play and ending up in the UK Top 20 : Geoff Bailie.
Although not as classic in historical significance than its predecessor, Strong Arm Of The Law manages to exceed Wheels of steel in quality. Without changing their formula, Saxon perfect their sound and record a powerful piece of work which concretes their position at least as .
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