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Tag Archives: Glenn Tipton

Judas Priest’s Glenn Tipton announces Parkinson’s foundation

Posted by on June 25, 2018

Judas Priest have been extensively touring in support of their latest effort Firepower. Earlier this year, Glenn Tipton announced he had to sit out from the road  aside from making a few appearances due to Parkinson’s disease as producer Andy Sneap has been filling in for him. Today (25th), Tipton has shared an update as […]

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Watch Glenn Tipton join Judas Priest on stage in New Jersey

Posted by on March 21, 2018

  Judas Priest’s North American tour has not only helped them earn their highest charting album with Firepower, it’s also the biggest tour to enjoy so far this year. We already loved  their performance in Washington DC. However, it was difficult to avoid Glenn Tipton’s absence due to Parkinson’s disease as we saw Andy Sneap […]

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Judas Priest’s Glenn Tipton health update: on good days he could “join the band on stage for a few songs”

Posted by on March 14, 2018

Last month, we were devastated to find out about Judas Priest’s Glenn Tipton’s health issues that gave him no choice but to sit out touring. We reacted to this by questioning if the band are still Judas Priest without Tipton performing live. Former guitarist K.K Downing also got involved, as he was offended they asked […]

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K.K. Downing clarifies his statement on Judas Priest producer Andy Sneap

Posted by on February 28, 2018

Earlier today, we reported that Judas Priest’s Rob Halford believed K.K. Downing’s comment on producer Andy Sneap was an insinuation on covering Glenn Tipton’s parts on their new album Firepower. Despite leaving out an explanation on why they didn’t ask Downing to rejoin the group for their tour, Halford didn’t seem too thrilled with his […]

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Rob Halford responds to K.K. Downing’s comments on Glenn Tipton’s involvement with ‘Firepower’

Posted by on February 28, 2018

Yesterday (27th), K.K. Downing expressed how he was “shocked and stunned” he wasn’t asked to rejoin Judas Priest for their tour following Glenn Tipton’s decision to retire from touring. During his statement, he also hinted that producer Andy Sneap did more than producing the band’s latest album Firepower, stating, “I have no doubt that his […]

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Rob Halford, Ian Hill open up about Glen Tipton’s diagnosis, say he’ll be on road with them

Posted by on February 13, 2018

Judas Priest’s Glenn Tipton revealed yesterday that he’d be missing the band’s Firepower tour due to the fact that he had Parkinson’s Disease that would keep him from performing. The band had known that he’d had the disease since he was 60, but in an interview with Rob Halford and sole remaining original member Ian Hill, […]

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Judas Priest’s Glenn Tipton sitting out tour due to Parkinson’s Disease

Posted by on February 12, 2018

  Aside from Rob Halford’s leather-lunged vocals, Judas Priest’s iconic sound was defined by the twin guitar attack of KK Downing and Glenn Tipton. In 2011, KK Downing stepped away from the band, with Richie Faulkner admirably filling his shoes. Today, it was announced that Glenn Tipton will be sitting out the band’s current tour, […]

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Album anniversary: Judas Priest’s ‘Screaming For Vengeance’ turns 34

Posted by on July 18, 2016

It’s hard to believe that Judas Priest wasn’t a commercial metal force to be reckoned with until 1982, but it wasn’t until 34 years ago yesterday that Judas Priest released their eighth album, Screaming For Vengeance. Sure, many Priest fans, especially in the U.K., had been following them from the beginning, and 1980’s British Steel was their […]

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Interview with Judas Priest: ‘We didn’t know whether it would work or not with Richie’: win a signed CD

Posted by on July 11, 2014

On Tuesday, Judas Priest’s 17th studio album, Redeemer of Souls was released. Over 40 years into the legendary metal band’s career, that’s an accomplishment, especially considering that there was a chance it might not happen. In 2011, guitarist K.K. Downing, who’d been in the band since 1970, left the band just before their Epitaph world tour, […]

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Judas Priest reveal another new single, ‘March of the Damned’

Posted by on May 19, 2014

We got a tease for a new Judas Priest song last week, and now we’re getting the whole thing. “March of the Damned” is the latest single of the band’s upcoming album Redeemer of Souls following the release of the title track. It’s pretty much a cut-and-dried midtempo Priest song and Glenn Tipton even says so, […]

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