JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford will release his autobiography, "Confess", on September 29 via Hachette Books. Pre-orders are now available at Amazon. Known as "The Metal God" by his devoted, global fan base, Halford has always subverted the norm, and "Confess" will offer readers a compelling, heartfelt and honest look at the struggles Rob has faced with addiction and his sexuality as well as exploring his music and his many brushes with controversy. Written with Ian Gittin
More than 30 hard rock and heavy metal musicians from Long Island, New York have recorded a cover version of "Stars", the 1985 charity single for famine relief released under the HEAR 'N AID banner. "We're Stars" is a tribute to Long Island's COVID-19 front-line workers, with the song's accompanying video featuring images from Northwell Health's North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset and Stony Brook University Hospital. Executive producer and drummer Corrado Mazzuca fro
During their studio sessions for their latest album “Headbanging Forever”, Italian groove thrash metallers EXTREMA recorded a cover version of Judas Priest's “The Ripper”.
Adding to the cover track's release, with their home country of Italy hit hard by the Covid 19 pandemic, EXTREMA will be donating all profits from downloads and streams to the Italian Civil Protection, who are the frontlines in the battle against this virus, coordinating the nation’s pandemic response wit
One of heavy metal’s all-time greats, Judas Priest will be celebrating their 50th anniversary this year with a world tour coming to the US in the fall. The 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour will also feature Sabaton as openers and is being fueled by the highest charting album of Priest’s career ‘Firepower’ which peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200.
“Judas Priest are primed and ready to deliver the goods with our 50 Heavy Metal Years anniversary celebration stage show spectacular! Per
Former JUDAS PRIEST members K.K. Downing (guitar), Tim "Ripper" Owens (vocals) and Les Binks (drums) have joined forced in a new band called KK'S PRIEST. The group, which will pay homage to Downing's past the lineup, is rounded out by guitarist A.J. Mills (HOSTILE) and bassist Tony Newton (VOODOO SIX). "Forging ahead with KK'S PRIEST was not only inevitable but essential for me to perform and deliver everything that is expected from me and KK'S PRIEST," Downing said in a stat
Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton and Richie Faulkner have hit the studio to commence work on the writing sessions for Judas Priest’s 19th studio album. Guitarist Richie Faulkner, who replaced original axeman K. K. Downing in 2011, broke the good news sharing a photo of himself sitting next to Rob Halford and Glenn Tipton in the studio, Richie wrote: “Giving birth to new metal babies. #judaspriest writing sessions 2020 with grand master Tipton and the Mg RHRF DOTF #forgingthesteel” R
Three of metal’s finest vocalists, known collectively as THE THREE TREMORS - Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, DIO DISCIPLES), Harry "The Tyrant" Conklin (JAG PANZER, SATAN’S HOST, TITAN FORCE), and Sean "The Hell Destroyer" Peck (CAGE, DENNER/SHERMANN, DEATH DEALER) - Steel Cartel Records have announced the release of the 3-disc digipak, called ‘THE THREE TREMORS-THE SOLO VERSIONS,’ and have just unveiled a new video for the track ‘SONIC SUICIDE.’
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced that T. Rex, The Doobie Brothers, Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G. and Whitney Houston are all being inducted into the class of 2020. The six artists making the final cut were revealed this afternoon (Wednesday 15th January) and they will be officially inducted at a ceremony at Cleveland’s Public Hall on Saturday 2nd May. Of the 2020 inductees, T. Rex, Notorious B.I.G., Whitney Houston and the Doobie Brothers all