Not only is Judas Priest’s latest studio triumph, Firepower, out today, as well as a new video for one of the album’s standout tracks, “Spectre” (watch below), but there is additional exciting news.
Judas Priest fans from around the northeast area will be able to meet the band at a New York City CD signing, there will also be an exclusive Judas Priest pop-up store at the same location, as well!
Starting on March 9th at 10 AM, if you purchase Firepower at Sony Square NYC (25 Madison Avenue in New York City), you will receive a wristband that will grant you access to the special event on March 19th at 6 PM. Wristbands are limited and will be distributed on first come first serve basis. This will be the only opportunity to meet the band while they are in the US. No posed photos allowed, and the band will sign copies of the new the album purchased during street week at the Sony Square NYC. Also please note, Sony Square NYC only accepts credit cards.
The Judas Priest pop-up store will also be at Sony Square NYC - located in the gallery at Sony Square NYC (25 Madison Avenue in New York City) from March 9th - 19th. Featured items include a gallery of rare band photos, a display of historic Judas Priest stage outfits, Judas Priest lyric sheets handwritten by Rob Halford, and other Judas Priest surprises. For sale at the pop-up store will be the brand-new album Firepower, as well as the band’s entire vinyl catalog and authentic Judas Priest merchandise.
Firepower is comprised of 14 tracks of pure and highly inspired metal. And to mark the occasion Priest has reunited with producer Tom Allom (the man behind the board for all of the band’s releases from 1979 - 1988, including such stellar classics as Unleashed In The East, British Steel, Screaming For Vengeance and Defenders Of The Faith) and with Grammy Award-winning producer Andy Sneap also helping to raise the sonic bar even higher.