Saxon’s frontman Biff Byford will have to undergo an urgent heart surgery and as a consequence all the band’s show for 2019 are canceled. “As everyone knows now, we are going to have to reschedule some of the shows because I need an operation on my heart which should be happening next week. There is nothing more I can say, really. I am just sorry for causing all the disappointment to people’s plans for coming to see us. I know people are flying from all over the world to see the shows, but there is nothing I can do, so please wish me luck and send me some good vibes. We have to look positive on this and I will be coming back as strong as before, hopefully.” Says Biff on the following video message.

Affected shows are as follows:

Sep. 26 – Sweden, Stockholm – Grona Lund
Oct. 05 – The Netherlands, Eindhoven – Oktober Metal Fest
Oct. 18 – UK, Glasgow – Braehead Arena
Oct. 19 – UK, London – Eventim Apollo
Oct. 20 – UK, Manchester – O2 Apollo
Oct. 26 – Germany, Dusseldorf – Mitsubishi Electric Halle
Dec. 01 – Mexico, Mexico City – Forcefest
Dec. 06 – Colombia, Bogota – Knot Fest

The London Eventim Apollo show has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 28, 202, and the Manchester O2 Apollo for Sunday, March 29, 2020

The Glasgow Braehead Arena and Dusseldorf Mitsubishi Electric Halle shows will be rescheduled and new dates announced as soon as possible.

All existing tickets will remain valid for new dates, and in the case of a required refund, please visit point of purchase.