Oliver Dawson Saxon – Saturday 25th April 2020
Graham Oliver and Steve Dawson – both founder members of the legendary British Heavy Metal Saxon – continue to rock audiences around the world as Oliver Dawson Saxon with a blistering live set chock full of iconic rock anthems, from some of the most classic albums in metal history.
After Saxon, Graham and Steve formed Son of a Bitch (Saxon’s original name) and recorded the album ‘Victim You’ with another former Saxon alumni Pete Gill, guitarist Haydn Conway and vocalist Ted Bullit. John ‘Wardi’ Ward joined in 2000 along with another former Saxon drummer Nigel Durham.
In 2010 the band released the ‘Motorbiker’ album to great reviews, and features the live favourite ‘Whipping Boy’.
In 2011 Seventh Son vocalist Brian Shaughnessy joined, alongside Paul Oliver on drums and recorded the live album ‘Blood and Thunder’.
After Haydn’s departure in 2016, Gav Coulson joined on lead guitar, and ODS were back writing new material in 2017, also playing a range of festival throughout the year, and have continue to please heavy rock fans around the world.