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Massive Metal Monday: "Wheels of Steel" by Saxon

Saxon were part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM), a movement that breathed new life into the genre in the early ’80s. The success of bands such as…

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Spotlighting The Romance Novel Series "Wheels of Steel" by Pepper Pace

As an avid reader, I have been on the journey to find incredible books that discuss the disability experience is a positive, empowering manner.  I want to share with you this week an amazing romance novel series by an incredible author of color who made it her duty to create books that featured disabled characters, and in effect, shatter stereotypes about the disability experience. 443 more words

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Great Metal Albums of 1980: Saxon- Strong Arm Of The Law

We have already established that many a great heavy metal band put out a great album in 1980. However, Saxon had to go one better and put out two. 386 more words

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Great Metal Albums of 1980: Saxon- Wheels of Steel

Like so many albums, this was yet another one I first experienced after listening to some of the band’s later ones. I didn’t experience “Wheels of Steel” by Saxon until 1986, when I heard the title track played at Oscar’s Night Club in London. 418 more words

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Heavy Metal Survey 005: Saxon, Wheels of Steel

A couple posts back in this series, I discussed Montrose’s use of motorcycle sound effects on their 1973 debut album.  Seven years later, Saxon, a blue-collar metal band from England’s industrial north (Barnsley, South Yorkshire, to be precise), used the same sound to open both sides of their classic album  650 more words

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