Saxon was making their mark in the hard rock realm around the time of AC/DC's ascendence, and you can feel a bit of their current on this track. In our interview with Biff Byford
, he said: "I was heavily into AC/DC's first album, and a few of their bootleg things that we found. I turned the band on to AC/DC. And I think although that track doesn't sound like AC/DC, it's a bit more rugged, I suppose. 'Wheels of Steel' has definitely got an AC/DC influence in that."