Is Saxon one of the most under rated of heavy metal bands of all time? In my opinion, yes they are. Saxon has been flying the heavy metal flag since 1976, and yet aren’t anywhere near as appreciated as their NWOBHM counterparts Def Leppard, Iron Maiden, or Judas Priest. Maybe they haven’t had the hits that these other bands have had, but there is a huge catalog of music worth exploring. Check out the title track from the 2001 album Killing Ground below.