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Judas Priest - Joining Deep Purple On Co-Headline Tour

Two British long running legends, Deep Purple and Judas Priest, will join their forces and play an epic co-headlining summer tour in North America. Produced by Live Nation, the outing will kick off August 21st in Cincinnati, Ohio and visit 25 cities across the U.S. and Canada before wrapping September 30th in Wheatland, California.

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Posted: 24.04.2018 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Judas Priest - Premiere 'Spectre' Video

Judas Priest's new opus Firepower has been unleashed unto the masses via Epic Records. The legendary metal gods celebrated the release with a new music video as well. This is the fourth single released from the record so far. Discover the tune "Spectre" below. Don't forget to check out the entire album.

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Posted: 11.03.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Judas Priest - Share New Lyric Video

With just one week left until the much anticipated release of Judas Priest's Firepower, which is due out on March 9th via Epic Records, the band premieres a third new song, called "Never The Heroes". Watch the lyric video below and tell us what you think.

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Posted: 02.03.2018 by nikarg | Comments (8)


Judas Priest - K.K. Downing Releases Statement About Tipton's Retirement (Update)

UPDATE: As predicted, K.K. Downing's statement regarding Judas Priest's Glenn Tipton retirement from the road has brought about some drama. Now, frontman Rob Halford has fired back at his words. He responded to the comments on The Freaks With Kenny and Crash radio show. After that, K.K. Downing felt the need to clarify his previous statement "as he feels parts of it was regretfully misinterpreted." Stay tuned for further chapters of this story...

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Posted: 01.03.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (17)


Judas Priest - Guitarist Glenn Tipton Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease

Judas Priest has shared some sad news today. The band is gearing up for some heavy touring in support of their new album, Firepower. However, the legendary guitarist Glenn Raymond Tipton won't be as involved as before after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Guitarist and producer Andy Sneap (Hell, Sabbat) will be stepping in for Tipton on the next tour. Original guitarist K.K. Downing had already retired back in 2011 and now they lose Tipton as well for the live shows but he doesn't rule out a comeback.

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Posted: 12.02.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (22)


Judas Priest - Reveal Title Track Of 'Firepower' Album

The title track of the new album from British heavy metal legends Judas Priest is now available for streaming below. The band has already released "Lightning Strike" from their upcoming studio effort, Firepower, due out on March 9th via Epic Records and this new song should give a better idea of what the album will be like. What do you think?

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Posted: 02.02.2018 by nikarg | Comments (16)


Judas Priest - Former Drummer Dave Holland Passes Away

Former Judas Priest and Trapeze drummer Dave Holland has reportedly passed away at age 69. The Spanish newspaper El Progreso reports the musician died on January 16th at Hospital Universitario Lucus Augusti in Lugo, Spain and while the cause of his death has not been revealed, his body has already been cremated, according to the newspaper.

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Posted: 22.01.2018 by Rot Teufel | Comments (15)


Judas Priest - Debut First Single From New Album

Judas Priest are back with a fiery new single! The legendary heavy metallers just debuted a brand new video for the single "Lightning Strike" which will appear on Firepower, their first new album in four years, due out March 9th via Epic Records. In the video, you can watch the band perform in all their glory.

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Posted: 05.01.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (25)


Judas Priest - Share New Album Teaser

After unveiling the title of their impending new album, Judas Priest now share the first teaser from Firepower. It features a small snippet of the album's title track as well as a glimpse into the artwork. The record is scheduled for a March 2018 release date, with the official date yet to be unveiled.

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Posted: 28.11.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Judas Priest - Unveil New Album Title, N. American Tour Dates

Iconic metallers Judas Priest, who are among the nominees for the induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2018, and for whom you can vote here, just revealed the title of their new album. The heavy metal group announced today that their new studio album is called Firepower and will be arriving in early 2018. It's their first album since 2014's Redeemer Of Souls. They are also happy to announce the first North American dates of their 2018 World Tour.

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Posted: 23.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame - Judas Priest, Rage Against The Machine Nominated

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame has announced its 19 possible inductees for next year's class and legendary metallers Judas Priest and Rage Against The Machine are among them. The list also includes Radiohead, Bon Jovi, Depeche Mode, Kate Bush, the Cars, Dire Straits, Eurythmics, J. Geils Band, LL Cool J, MC5, the Meters, the Moody Blues, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Nina Simone, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Link Wray and the Zombies.

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Posted: 05.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (17)


Judas Priest - In The Studio Recording New Album

Metal gods Judas Priest have officially started recording their new album. Mike Exeter, who produced 2014's well received Redeemer Of Souls and was involved in recent Black Sabbath releases, is in the studio with the band, along with Tom Allom, producer of every Judas Priest release from 1979's Unleashed In The East until 1988's Ram It Down. Last but not least, Andy Sneap, responsible for albums by Accept, Testament, Nevermore and Exodus (just to name a few) is also there to twiddle the knobs.

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Posted: 15.03.2017 by nikarg | Comments (14)


Judas Priest - To Release 'Turbo' 3CD Edition

British metal legends Judas Priest announced the reissue of their 10th studio album, Turbo, originally released in 1986. The album has been remastered and will be released via Sony Music on 3rd February 2017 on 3CD (the original album and 2 bonus discs) as well as 1LP 180g vinyl. Included on disc 2 and 3 of the CD reissue is Live in Kansas City, a live recording from the band's 1986 Fuel For Life tour in support of Turbo.

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Posted: 14.01.2017 by Azarath | Comments (6)


Judas Priest - Update On New Album, Start Recording In January

Dissident aggressors Judas Priest are working on a new album to follow Redeemer Of Souls (2014) and guitarist Richie Faulkner was recently interviewed by Sweetwater editorial director Mitch Gallagher during "Making Hard Rock Look Easy", a three-day recording master class which was held October 20-22 at Sweetwater's campus in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The band has been in the studio working on new songs but the actual recording will begin in January. The album is expected in 2017.

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Posted: 04.11.2016 by Bad English | Comments (16)


Judas Priest - To Start Working On New Material

Two years after their return with Redeemer Of Souls, iconic heavy metallers Judas Priest aren't resting anytime soon. The wheels keep on turning and the plan is to start working on new song ideas soon, according to guitarist Richie Faulkner. On March 25th, the band will release the concert film and live CD Battle Cry but they are already thinking about and preparing the band's next step.

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Posted: 22.03.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (9)