Paul Quinn

  • Saxon

About Paul Quinn

Formed in 1976 in Barnsley, Yorkshire, Saxon were one of the leading lights in the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. They had huge success in the 1980s with 8 UK Top 40 albums including 4 UK Top 10 albums. Saxon also had numerous singles in the Top 20 singles chart. Between 1980 and 1987 Saxon established themselves as one of Europe's biggest metal acts, they also had success in Japan and in the USA. In Japan, the single "Motorcycle Man" stayed in the charts for over 5 months. They still tour heavily and regularly. Their latest tour is their largest in the UK since the late 1980s. Saxon have sold more than 13 million albums worldwide and heavily influenced bands such as Metallica, Megadeth, Sodom and Running Wild.

Other than vocalist Biff Byford, Quinn is the only remaining member of the original line up, and is present on every release.

Paul is also an accomplished songwriter, contributing to every Saxon album.

Paul Quinn is lead guitarist and the current and founding member of the Heavy Metal band, Saxon.