Best Saxon Songs


The Top Ten

1 Princess of the Night Princess of the Night

This one is the best! It has a nice riff and the lyrics are awesome! Highly recommended! Check it out! - Jean666

Amazing song, Metallica even copied the solo... If you don't believe just check out seek and destroy.

First rock song I fell in love with

Great tune! This ans Wheels of Steel brought me into the NWoBHM.

2 Wheels of Steel

I like this one, too. It has on Grand Theft Auto Episodes from Liberty City. I like the intro of this song. I recommend it, too. - Jean666

This song should be too repetitive for a 6 minute song but It is really too short

One of the most badass riffs of all time

3 Crusader

Very good song

Terrific song. Excellent beat and fantastic rhythm

Fight the good fight! This was the first Saxon song I ever heard and it's still my favourite. Can't go wrong with Crusader, both the song and the entire album! m/

I love this one and "The Eagle Has Landed." Thanks to my British Brethren for providing the BEST concert EVER in El Paso Texas while "allegedly" backing up "Triumph"

4 Heavy Metal Thunder

This one should be the best from the band, in my opinion. The intro with rain and thunder, the riffs and the lyrics are awesome! Check it out! - Jean666

super song

5 Motorcycle Man

Motorcycle anthem

6 747 (Strangers in the Night)

First one I heard, instantly loved it, got me into the band, best heavy metal band in my opinion, and this song is the best one of the lot, love it

Love it

This one is nice. I recommend it, too! - Jean666

Amazing amazing go Saxon but remember what ever you do don't go on the dark side pop

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7 Denim and Leather

Denim and Leather is the all time classic, there are a lot of Saxon songs that I probably have never listened to... but everyone knows this. - AberdonianReviewer

8 Stallions of the Highway

Was this awesome song not on this list - christangrant

9 And the Bands Played On

This one is awesome, too! I like it! Check it out! - Jean666

When Biff screams Thunder, a shiver goes through my back, every time

The lyrics give me chills

The lyrics are so epic

10 Sea of Life

This song is amazing. My absolute number one favorite from them and one of my favorite songs of all time.

Amazing compilation of riffs, solos and dramatic vocals. A masterpiece that should easily be in top 10. Personally, I grew up on Saxon and English metal - but Saxon got better with age.

My favorite Saxon song.

With all respect for the 80s classics, this “modern” song beats by far all other songs. A masterpiece by saxon. Sea of life has everything raw heavy metal riffs, a lot of soul and melody, and a killer solo and outro.

The Newcomers

? The Great White Buffalo
? Cut Out the Disease

The Contenders

11 Power and the Glory

First tune from these guys I ever heard, loved it!

Just listen...the best ever

Good stuff - EddieVanHalen2001

Best saxon song everr!

12 Never Surrender

Never surrender metal fans

This one has a nice intro. Check it out! - Jean666

13 Metalhead

This is my new favorite Saxon song!

14 Broken Heroes

Where are they now

A nice power ballad song from the band. Definitely awesome! Check it out! - Jean666

15 Lionheart

The pure speed and intensity rival many other "heavier" bands out there, this whole album shows how Saxon will never stop, they are the juggernaut of heavy metal!

16 Dallas 1PM

One of the greatest rock songs of all time which includes one of the greatest guitar solo, s of all time truely mesmerising still get chills after all these years

This is a stunning piece of brilliance...and the guitar solo that makes the hairs on the back of your neck extend my opinion Saxons greatest six minutes

Epitomises Saxon at there very best
Great intro, great riffs and awesome solo

17 The Return of the Lionheart
18 Ride Like the Wind

Wonderful Rock Ride!

19 The Eagle Has Landed

Excellent Metal song which caracterize successfully the British New wave of heavy metal


20 Requiem (We Will Remember)
21 Strong Arm of the Law

Such amazing Riffs, solos and lyrics

Song about getting pulled over by the traffic police for no reason. love the lyrics on this song.

22 20,000 Feet

One of their most energetic songs in my opinion

23 Attila the Hun
24 Taking Your Chances
25 Song for Emma
26 Unleash the Beast
27 To Hell and Back Again
28 Rock the Nations

Awesome anthem.

29 I've Got to Rock (To Stay Alive)
30 Dogs of War

Love this song.

31 Hammer of the Gods
32 Machine Gun

Just a great song all in all, has really good guitar riffs and vocals

33 Midnight Rider

Best guitar solo of all time

34 Live to Rock
35 Do It All for You
36 Frozen Rainbow
37 Suzie Hold On

Best one

My favourite song from Saxon since I knew them...long time ago...

38 Battle Cry
39 The Letter
40 Rainbow Theme
41 Street Fighting Gang
42 The Thin Red Line
43 Batallions of Steel
44 Refugee

A ballad anyone? The forgotten Jewel from the B-Side of Solid Ball Of Rock. Awesome song.

45 Krakatoa
46 Fire in the Sky
47 Freeway Mad

Has good riffs and lyrics good guitar slides and above all a good solo

48 Big Teaser
49 See the Light Shining
50 Hellcat
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Top Remixes (7)

1. Princess of the Night
2. Motorcycle Man
3. Wheels of Steel
1. 747 (Strangers in the Night)
2. Heavy Metal Thunder
3. Motorcycle Man
1. Princess of the Night
2. Crusader
3. 747 (Strangers in the Night)

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