'Revolver' magazine's fifth-annual Golden Gods Awards, held last night, featured Metallica as the night's headliners. They were joined onstage by special guest Rob Halford, who led the metal giants through a surprise performance of Judas Priest's 'Rapid Fire'.
Having recently gotten off the road from their ‘Epitaph’ world tour a few months ago, Judas Priest will soon begin the process of writing and recording the follow-up to 2008′s ‘Nostradamus.’
Judas Priest fans, of which there are many, will have something to look forward to early next year. when the metal gods will release a DVD featuring the final night of their ‘Epitaph’ world tour.
Before Rob Halford became Judas Priest‘s frontman, Al Atkins held the position in the band’s prefame years. And even though Atkins didn’t sing a note on Priest’s first two albums, 1974′s ‘Rocka Rolla’ and 1976′s ‘Sad Wings of Destiny,’ he made his presence felt as a co-writer of ‘Victim of Changes,’ among other songs.
Had Atkins remained a member of Priest, surely the course of the band’s history
Since early 2011, there’s been plenty of talk about a star-studded Ronnie James Dio tribute album.
Well, it looks like 2012 will be the year it finally arrives. And the list of artists lined up to honor the late solo singer and onetime Black Sabbath and Rainbow frontman is quite impressive: Rob Halford (Judas Priest), Ian Gillan (Deep Purple), Lemmy Kilmister (Motorhead) and Dave Grohl (Nirvana an
Not even the Metal God is immune to lawsuits. Judas Priest‘s leather clad vocalist Rob Halford is being sued by his longtime personal manager John Baxter. Baxter is suing Halford, other members of Priest and the band’s management team. It’s a legal clusterf— if there ever was one.
Judas Priest‘s Rob Halford and Ian Hill recently sat down with Ultimate Classic Rock’s hard-hitting brother site Loudwire for a lengthy chat, during which they talked about everything from new guitarist Richie Faulkner and the band’s current trek — possibly their last “major world tour” — to the ‘The Chosen Few’ compilation disc and plans for a new studio album.
Remember all that hoo-ha about Judas Priest retiring after their latest world tour? Don’t count them out just yet.
Speaking during a recent interview with Wave 100, Priest vocalist Rob Halford and guitarists Glenn Tipton and Richie Faulkner talked about the current state of the band – specifically, the injection of fresh energy they’re feeling now that Faulkner has replaced departing founding memb