Dogs of War (album)

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Dogs of War
Saxon dogs of war.jpg
Cover art by Paul R. Gregory
Studio album by
Released14 August 1995
Recorded1995
StudioGems Studio, Boston, Lincolnshire, England
GenreHeavy metal
Length49:34
LabelCBH/Virgin
ProducerBiff Byford, Rainer Hänsel
Saxon chronology
Forever Free
(1992)
Dogs of War
(1995)
The Eagle Has Landed – Part II
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars [1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal7/10[2]
Record Collector3/5 stars[3]

Dogs of War is the twelfth studio album by the heavy metal band Saxon, released in 1995. It is the last album with Graham Oliver on guitar.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Byford/Glockler; all music composed by Saxon.

No.TitleLength
1."Dogs of War"4:36
2."Burning Wheels"4:10
3."Don't Worry"5:17
4."Big Twin Rolling (Coming Home)"5:23
5."Hold On"4:31
6."The Great White Buffalo"5:52
7."Demolition Alley"6:09
8."Walking Through Tokyo"5:50
9."Give It All Away"4:03
10."Yesterday's Gone"3:43

A 2006 CD re-issue on SPV/Steamhammer Records includes two bonus live tracks: "The Great White Buffalo" and "Denim and Leather" recorded in 1995.

Personnel[edit]

  • Biff Byford - vocals
  • Graham Oliver - guitars (don't play)
  • Paul Quinn - guitars
  • Nibbs Carter - bass guitar
  • Nigel Glockler - drums
  • Rainer Hainsel - guitars (guest)
Production
  • Biff Byford - producer, mixing
  • Rainer Hänsel - producer
  • Kalle Trapp - mixing engineer
  • John Mc Lane - mixing engineer
  • Gems Studio in Boston, Lincolnshire, England - recording location
  • Karo Studios, Brackel, Germany - mixing location
  • Paul R. Gregory - artwork

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Saxon Dogs of War". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 20 June 2011.
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 August 2007). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 3: The Nineties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. pp. 384–385. ISBN 978-1-894959-62-9.
  3. ^ Pinfold, William (May 2013). "Saxon - Dogs of War". Record Collector (414). Retrieved 3 February 2015.