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
StudioGems Studio, Boston, Lincolnshire, England
GenreHeavy metal
ProducerBiff Byford, Rainer Hänsel
Saxon chronology
Forever Free
Dogs of War
The Eagle Has Landed – Part II
Professional ratings
Review scores
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.

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.


  • Biff Byford - vocals
  • Graham Oliver - guitars (don't play)
  • Paul Quinn - guitars
  • Nibbs Carter - bass guitar
  • Nigel Glockler - drums
  • Rainer Hainsel - guitars (guest)
  • 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


  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.