Diamond Head’s Brian Tatler is Saxon’s new touring guitarist

Following the official announcement on March 10, 2023, that founding Saxon guitarist Paul Quinn will step down from touring duties, the band has announced that Brian Tatler from Diamond Head will appear with Saxon for shows in July.

“We welcome our good friend Brian Tatler aboard the Saxon battleship on our live journey across the world … Bring it on!” Saxon frontman Biff Byford said.

Tatler will join fellow guitarist Doug Scarratt, bassist Nibs Carter, bDrummer Nigel Glockler and Byford for shows starting July 7 in Athens, Greece. He also will continue to be a member of Diamond Head.

Saxon tour dates:

Friday July 7th – GREECE, Athens – Rockwave Festival
Monday July 8th – SWEDEN, Knislinge – Time To Rock Festival
Thursday July 13th – GERMANY, Balingen – Bang Your Head Festival
Saturday July 22nd – ITALY, Cremona – Luppolo In Rock Festival
Saturday July 29th – GERMANY, Pyras – Classic Rock Night Festival
Saturday August 5th – SWEDEN, Rejmyre – Skogsrojet Festival
Saturday August 12th – DENMARK, Horsens – Jailbreak Festival

Saxon’s latest album, “More Inspirations,” featuring a selection of cover tunes from bands that influenced the band over the years, is out now on Silver Lining Music.


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