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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 (11)


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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Source: guitarworld.com
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Posted: 22.03.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Judas Priest - To Release Live DVD/Blu-Ray

English heavy metal icons Judas Priest will release a new live album/DVD/Blu-ray this year. Entitled Battle Cry, it will be available on March 25th, 2016 and was recorded live on August 1st, 2015 at Germany's Wacken Open Air festival in front of an audience of 85,000 people. It shall be available on a 15-track CD, with the entire show on Blu-ray and DVD (running over 94 minutes), as well as digital audio and video formats. The DVD and Blu-ray also contains three bonus tracks shot in Poland on December 10th, 2015 at The Ergo Arena, Gdańsk, Poland. The setlist features a few songs from their latest album Redeemer Of Souls and many classics as well.

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Posted: 16.02.2016 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Judas Priest - Confirm New North American Tour Dates

Judas Priest have announced new shows in the U.S. and Canada. The legendary heavy metal band will be playing at Slipknot's Knotfest 2015 in October. Around that time, the group will also make a few shows with support from Mastodon, who recently cancelled a bunch of tour dates in Europe. Sounds like a winning combination.

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Posted: 28.07.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Knotfest 2015 - Announce Judas Priest, Cannibal Corpse, At The Gates

Knotfest is returning to San Bernardino, California this October. The festival curated by Slipknot now in its third year has announced many of the performers already and it will take place on October 23rd (pre-party), 24th, 25th, 2015 on five stages. The biggest names confirmed so far apart from Slipknot of course, are Judas Priest, Korn, Mastodon, At The Gates, Cannibal Corpse and many more. See all the details below.

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Source: knotfest.com
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Posted: 29.06.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Judas Priest - To Release 'Defenders Of The Faith' Expanded Edition

This year marks the 30th anniversary of one of Judas Priest's best albums: Defenders Of The Faith. On March 9th 2015, a newly expanded 3CD version of the heavy metallers 1984 album Defenders Of The Faith will be unleashed. This special 30th Anniversary Edition includes the original ten-track album, fully remastered and a complete live recording from the Defenders tour, recorded at the Long Beach Arena in California on 5th May, 1984.

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Source: judaspriest.com
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Posted: 11.12.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Arch Enemy - Stream Judas Priest Cover

Currently on tour in North America in support of their new album War Eternal, Arch Enemy will be releasing a 7" split with Kreator, who are direct support on the run. Arch Enemy, now fronted by Alissa White-Gluz, covered the Judas Priest classic "Breaking The Law" for this special release. To hear their version of the track, just click play on the Soundcloud player available below.

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Source: centurymedia.com
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Posted: 25.10.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Judas Priest - Announce U.S. Tour With Steel Panther

Heavy metal icons Judas Priest will be unleashing their 17th studio album overall, Redeemer Of Souls, next month, and Priest will be touring the US in the fall, with dates running throughout October and for most of November. Steel Panther will be the special guests for all the dates. Recently, the band has also released previews of two other new tracks: "Metalizer" and "Battle Cry". You can check them out below as well.

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Source: judaspriest.com
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Posted: 27.06.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (9)