Saxon Shares New Single and Video “Black Is The Night” – New Headline Tour with Diamond Head Incoming

Heavy Metal legends Saxon have shared a new single “Black Is The Night” – from their latest album Carpe Diem. You can read our review here. The band has announced a full UK/European headline tour this autumn, with special guest Diamond Head. Tickets are available now at the links below. “Black Is The Night” can be seen here.



Purchase and stream Carpe Diem here;


Kicking off on October 2nd in Paris, the Seize The Day Tour will see the band bring their incendiary, energetic and electrifying live performance to 31 cities across Europe and the UK. For the first time fans will experience the band playing songs from latest album Carpe Diem, amongst the classic anthems.

Frontman Biff Byford comments: “Looking forward to the Seize The Day Tour. See you all on the road and enjoy the new video for Black Is The Night!”



2 October – FRANCE – Paris, Trianon

3 October – NETHERLANDS – Tilburg, 013

4 October – GERMANY – Hannover, Capitol

6 October – GERMANY – Berlin, Admiralspalast

7 October – GERMANY – Munich, Muffathalle

8 October – GERMANY – Offenbach, Capitol

10 October – ITALY – Milan, Alcatraz

11 October – SWITZERLAND – Pratteln Z7

12 October – BELGIUM – Antwerp, Trix

13 October – NETHERLANDS – Haarlem, Patronaat

15 October – DENMARK – Aarhus, Train

17 October – SWEDEN – Gothenburg, Pustervik

18 October – NORWAY – Oslo, Rockefeller

19 October – DENMARK – Copenhagen, Amager Bio

21 October – NETHERLANDS – Zwolle, Hedon

22 October – FRANCE – Metz, La Bam

23 October – SWITZERLAND – Lausanne, Les Docks


11 November – Ipswich, Regent Theatre

12 November – Southampton O2 Guildhall

13 November – Bexhill, De La Warr Pavilion

14 November – Cardiff, St. David’s Hall

15 November – Bath, Forum

16 November – Cambridge, Corn Exchange

18 November – Newcastle, O2 City Hall

19 November – Blackburn, King George’s Hall

20 November – Aberdeen, Music Hall

21 November – Glasgow, Barrowland

22 November – Hull, City Hall

23 November – York, Barbican

25 November – Leicester, De Montfort Hall

26 November – London, Roundhouse

For EU tickets visit:

For UK tickets visit:

Produced by Andy Sneap (Judas Priest, Exodus, Accept and Priest guitarist) at Backstage Recording Studios in Derbyshire with Byford and Sneap mixing and mastering, Carpe Diem strikes the ear as one of the most essential British metal statements of the last few years and not lacking in pace or bite, an album which will ignite the joy in stalwart supporters and attract a whole new legion to the Saxon fold.

Listen To/Watch “Black Is the Night” here

Listen To/Watch the recently released “Remember the Fallen”, “Carpe Diem (Seize the Day)” and “The Pilgrimage” at this location


Carpe Diem is available in a variety of formats and orders can be placed at this location

Carpe Diem Track Listing:

Carpe Diem (Seize the Day)

Age of Steam

The Pilgrimage


Remember the Fallen

Super Nova

Lady In Gray

All for One

Black is the Night

Living On the Limit







Produced by Andy Sneap and Biff Byford

Album mixed and mastered by Andy Sneap


Guitars recorded by Andy Sneap at Backstage Recording Studios, Derbyshire (UK); Vocals recorded by Seb Byford at Big Silver Barn, York (UK); Drums recorded by Jacky Lehmann (Audiosound) at Velbyproductions, Grünenplan (Germany).


All lyrics by Biff Byford. Backing vocals by Seb Byford

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