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The band Saxon was founded in 1976. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Barnsley. Generally, music journalists would define Saxon’s style within the genre/s of heavy metal, and other rock music.

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Accept

Accept is a German heavy metal band from the town of Solingen, formed in 1976 by guitarist Wolf Hoffmann and former members Udo Dirkschneider (vocals) and Peter Baltes (bass). Their beginnings can be traced back to the late 1960s, when the band got its start u... [wikipedia]
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Judas Priest

Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in West Bromwich, West Midlands in 1969. They have sold over 50 million copies of their albums, and are frequently ranked as one of the greatest metal bands of all time. Despite an innovative and pioneering b... [wikipedia]
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Dio

Dio was an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 and led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio. Dio left Black Sabbath with intentions to form a new band with fellow former Black Sabbath member Vinny Appice, the band's drummer. The name Dio was chosen because it mad... [wikipedia]
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Running Wild

Running Wild is a German heavy metal band, formed in 1976 in Hamburg, Germany. They were part of the German metal scene to emerge in the early to mid-1980s. Over the course of their career, they have released sixteen studio albums, three live albums, five comp... [wikipedia]
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Tygers Of Pan Tang

Tygers of Pan Tang are a heavy metal band, part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement. They formed in 1978 in Whitley Bay, England, and were active until 1987. The band reformed in 1999 and continue to record and perform. The name is derived from Pan... [wikipedia]
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Grim Reaper

Grim Reaper are a British heavy metal band from the new wave of British heavy metal era. The band was formed in 1979 in Droitwich, England, by guitarist Nick Bowcott.... [wikipedia]
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Tokyo Blade

Tokyo Blade are an English heavy metal band, active since 1982. Tokyo Blade is one of the many acts considered part of the new wave of British heavy metal (NWOBHM) movement from the late 1970s / early 1980s. Tokyo Blade went through many changes of formation a... [wikipedia]
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Raven

Raven are an English heavy metal band, formed in 1974 by the Gallagher brothers, bassist and vocalist John and guitarist Mark. They have released thirteen studio albums to date, and had a hit with the single "On and On". Often referred to as "athletic rock", t... [wikipedia]
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Grave Digger

Grave Digger is a German heavy metal band that was first formed in 1980 by Chris Boltendahl and Peter Masson.... [wikipedia]
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Halford

Halford is an American heavy metal band formed in 1999 by British singer Rob Halford, who is best known as the lead vocalist for Judas Priest. Halford formed the band to return to his heavy metal roots. His two previous projects were a "street metal"-style ban... [wikipedia]
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Wasp

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Twisted Sister

Twisted Sister was an American heavy metal band originally from Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, and later based in Long Island, New York. Twisted Sister's best-known songs include "We're Not Gonna Take It" from the movie Gung Ho and "I Wanna Rock", which had music vide... [wikipedia]
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Angel Witch

Angel Witch are a British heavy metal band which formed in London, England in 1976 as part of the new wave of British heavy metal (NWOBHM) movement.... [wikipedia]
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Riot

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Krokus

Krokus are a hard rock and heavy metal band from Switzerland. They enjoyed great success in North America during the 1980s.... [wikipedia]
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Udo

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