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Saxon – Unleash The Beast – 180 Gram Gold Vinyl Record

 

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Saxon – Unleash The Beast – 180 Gram Gold Vinyl Record

Unleash The Beast is an album by the British heavy metal band Saxon, released in 1997. This album marks a significant moment in the band’s career, showcasing a return to a heavier and more aggressive sound that harkened back to their roots in the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) movement of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Unleash The Beast is Saxon’s thirteenth studio album and is often seen as part of the band’s resurgence in the late 1990s, following a period during which they experimented with a more commercial sound in the 1980s. With this release, Saxon embraced a darker and more powerful metal style, which resonated well with both old fans and new listeners.

The title track, “Unleash the Beast,” exemplifies the album’s theme with its powerful riffs and soaring vocals. The lyrics speak to breaking free from constraints and unleashing one’s inner strength, a common theme in metal that resonates with the genre’s emphasis on power and rebellion. Other standout tracks include “Terminal Velocity” and “The Thin Red Line,” which showcase Saxon’s ability to blend melodic elements with heavy metal aggression.

The production on Unleash The Beast was praised for its clarity and power, helping to bring Saxon’s music up to date with the contemporary metal scene of the late 1990s. It allowed the band to maintain their signature sound while also appealing to the sensibilities of the era’s metal audience.

Critically, the album was well-received, with many noting that it was a strong return to form for the band. It solidified Saxon’s standing in the metal community, proving that they could still produce relevant and compelling music decades into their career.

Unleash The Beast is often cited as one of the pivotal albums in Saxon’s discography, important not only for its musical content but also for its timing, coming during a revival of interest in traditional heavy metal. It helped pave the way for Saxon’s continued success into the new millennium, underscoring their resilience and adaptability in the evolving music landscape.

The album remains a favorite among fans for its raw energy and commitment to the heavy metal genre, embodying the spirit of Saxon’s enduring appeal and their contribution to the development of heavy metal.

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Track Listing
Gothic Dreams
Unleash The Beast
Terminal Velocity
Circle Of Light
The Thin Red Line
Ministry Of Fools
The Preacher
Bloodletter
Cut Out the Disease
Absent Friends
All Hell Breaking Loose

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