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The Best Saxon Albums of All Time

Updated October 14, 2018 4.8k votes 621 voters 8.0k views

List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Hailing from England, Saxon are one of the earlier heavy metal bands, setting the pace for many bands to come after. Here, you'll find a complete list of the best Saxon albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This crowdranked discography of Saxon, one of the best New Wave Of British Heavy Metal bands, is ranked from best to worst, so the top Saxon albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Saxon singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Saxon album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Saxon album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Saxon album of all time?" or "What are the top Saxon albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The heavy metal band has released a long list of studio albums throughout their career. They also had numerous singles make the Billboard charts, with great success in Europe and even Japan. This list has classic albums like Crusader and Strong Arm of the Law as well as latter-day albums like Sacrifice, on it. 

This list of popular Saxon albums has been voted on by metal fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

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  • Wheels of Steel1

    ArtistSaxon

    Tracks747 (Strangers in the Night), Suzie Hold On, See the Light Shining

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal

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  • Strong Arm of the Law2

    ArtistSaxon

    TracksTo Hell and Back Again, Hungry Years, Sixth Form Girls

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal

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  • Denim and Leather3

    ArtistSaxon

    TracksPrincess of the Night, Play It Loud, Denim and Leather

    Length (mins)00:36:41

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal

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  • Power & the Glory4

    ArtistSaxon

    TracksRedline, This Town Rocks, The Eagle Has Landed

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Power metal

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  • Lionheart5
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    ArtistSaxon

    ProducerCharlie Bauerfeind

    TracksWitchfinder General, Lionheart, Flying on the Edge

    Length (mins)00:45:09

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal

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  • Unleash the Beast6

    ArtistSaxon

    TracksGothic Dreams, Unleash the Beast, Cut Out the Disease

    Length (mins)00:53:24

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal

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  • The Inner Sanctum7

    ArtistSaxon

    TracksRed Star Falling, Let Me Feel Your Power, I've Got to Rock (To Stay Alive)

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal

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  • Sacrifice8
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    ArtistSaxon

    TracksWalking the Steel, Night of the Wolf, Sacrifice

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal

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  • Crusader9
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    ArtistSaxon

    TracksA Little Bit of What You Fancy, Crusader, Just Let Me Rock

    Length (mins)00:39:14

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal

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  • Battering Ram10
    120
    50

    Battering Ram

    2015

    ArtistSaxon

    Saxon

  • Thunderbolt11
    118
    50

    Thunderbolt

    2018
  • Dogs of War12
    120
    55

    ArtistSaxon

    TracksDemolition Alley, Dogs of War, Walking Through Tokyo

    Length (mins)00:49:41

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal

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  • Solid Ball of Rock13

    ArtistSaxon

    TracksI'm on Fire, Crash Dive, Requiem (We Will Remember)

    Length (mins)00:44:56

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal

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  • Killing Ground14

    ArtistSaxon

    TracksKilling Ground, Dragon's Lair, Deeds of Glory

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal

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  • Saxon15
    133
    70

    Saxon

    1979

    ArtistSaxon

    TracksStill Fit to Boogie, Judgement Day, Big Teaser

    Length (mins)00:28:51

    Genres (Music)Progressive rock, Heavy metal, New Wave of British Heavy Metal

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  • Innocence Is No Excuse16

    ArtistSaxon

    ProducerSimon Hanhart

    TracksCall of the Wild, Raise Some Hell, Rockin' Again

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Glam metal

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  • Metalhead17
    124
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    ArtistSaxon

    TracksSong of Evil, Watching You, Are We Travellers in Time

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal

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  • Into the Labyrinth18

    ArtistSaxon

    TracksDemon Sweeney Todd, The Letter, Coming Home (Bottleneck version)

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal

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  • Call to Arms19
    117
    77

    ArtistSaxon

    TracksCall to Arms, When Doomsday Comes (Hybrid Theory), Afterburner

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal

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  • Forever Free20
    99
    74

    ArtistSaxon

    TracksJust Wanna Make Love to You, Get Down and Dirty, Cloud Nine

    Length (mins)00:44:40

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal

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  • Rock the Nations21

    ArtistSaxon

    TracksWe Came Here to Rock, Rock the Nations, Running Hot

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Glam metal

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  • Destiny22
    97
    101

    ArtistSaxon

    ProducerStephan Galfas

    TracksRed Alert, Song for Emma, I Can't Wait Anymore

    Genres (Music)Heavy metal, Hard rock, Glam metal

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  • Unplugged and Strung Up23
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