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Big Teasers From Barnsley: Saxon

Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 18 August 1979

HERE'S A challenge to sort the men from the boys. From new "grassroots English heavy metal band" Saxon to the latest American skullcrushers to go megastar and megahype, Van Halen — an eating contest.

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