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Review/Photos: Judas Priest brings their Firepower to Washington, DC

Posted by on March 19, 2018

As I wrote not too long ago, Judas Priest has returned to the metal world with an amazing new album, Firepower. Firepower, is the band’s highest charting record ever in the US and it’s no surprise why as its one their strongest in their entire catalog. The band recently launched a tour of North America […]

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Album Review: Judas Priest still pack a wallop of Firepower

Posted by on March 12, 2018

Judas Priest is like the opposite of a box of chocolates. You always know what you’re going to get. Unless, of course, you’re talking about Turbo or Nostrodamus. Of course, I love both Turbo and Nostrodamus so we can get that out of the way. This month the Metal Gods return with their latest full-length, […]

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Judas Priest are hell bent on returning to the studio in January

Posted by on November 3, 2016

  Looking forward to seeing Judas Priest on the road next year? You’re going to be disappointed. However, if you’re looking forward to hearing new music from the band, 2017 might be a good year for you. In an interview with Sweetwater Music, the band’s newest member, Richie Faulker, said that come January, they’ll be […]

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Judas Priest heading back into studio next year

Posted by on November 30, 2015

Last year’s Judas Priest album, Redeemer of Souls, was arguably the best Priest album since 1990’s Painkiller. And even though the band suggested that 2011’s Epitaph World Tour would be their last, they followed up that album with a tour that went on for the last year or so, playing to near-capacity or capacity crowds. With […]

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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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Hear some of Judas Priest’s ‘Battle Cry’

Posted by on June 19, 2014

With Redeemer of Souls coming out on July 8th, Judas Priest are continuing to preview the album. Several songs are already out there, including album opener “Dragonaut,” single “March of the Damned,” and the title track. Along with the preview of the song “Crossfire,” we’ve heard, here’s another snippet of a song from the album, courtesy […]

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Here’s Judas Priest’s ‘Dragonaut’

Posted by on June 13, 2014

You’ve already heard a snippet of “Dragonaut,” the song that kicks off Judas Priest’s Redeemer of Souls. Now Rolling Stone has premiered the whole song. It’s a pretty straightforward song, which means that it could fit in at pretty much any era of classic Judas Priest (basically, right around the Defenders of the Faith/British Steel era). It’s shredding […]

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Judas Priest releases new song, reveals details for new album

Posted by on April 28, 2014

Judas Priest started teasing fans last week that details regarding their long awaited new album were coming soon. And this morning, the Metal Gods lived up to their promise and unleashed a brand new song and revealed details about the new album. Titled Redeemer Of Souls, the album will be coming out in the U.S. […]

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Metal Insider top 5: Retirements that didn’t last

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Tomorrow is a big day for Mötley Crüe. At 3pm EST, they’re widely expected to announce their retirement 33 years after their formation. Then they’ll be playing Jimmy Kimmel Live! later that night. And while the Crüe stepping down makes sense (Mick Mars is 62, […]

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp enlists Judas Priest, Zakk Wylde and Geoff Tate

Posted by on August 22, 2013

Who says camp has to suck? The Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp in Vegas defies all traditions of the standard camp send-off with legit instruction from rock’s heaviest of hitters. Hosted by Judas Priest with special guests and camp counselors Zakk Wylde, Geoff Tate and Lita Ford, three days of instructional shredding and wailing will happen February […]

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