If Judas Priest had scheduled a film premiere 30 years ago, Rob Halford would have showed up on a Harley. But time stands still for no one -- not even a Metal God -- and Halford was rocking a decidedly different set of wheels at the New York screening of the band's 'Epitaph' DVD on May 14.
The departure of founding guitarist K.K. Downing obviously left a major hole in Judas Priest's lineup, but according to frontman Rob Halford, Downing's replacement, Richie Faulkner, is doing just fine.
When Judas Priest released their 11th album, ‘Ram It Down,’ 25 years ago today, few people outside of the band’s inner circle had an inkling that the storied British heavy-metal institution was standing at a crossroads.
'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'.
In 1990 Judas Priest were sued by the family of James Vance, who had shot himself in a suicide pact with a friend after reportedly drinking, smoking pot and listening to Priest all day. His family claimed the boys had been driven by "subliminal mes
Just in case metal fans needed a reminder of precisely how long Judas Priest have been slaying the masses, the band is gearing up to release ‘Epitaph,’ a live retrospective of the past four decades of their massive recording career.
When Judas Priest released its venerable fourth album, 'Stained Class,' 35 years ago, the British heavy metal standard-bearers could never have dreamed its musical merits would one day be co-opted and the album’s legacy almost destroyed by a hideous tragedy.
When you think metal, Judas Priest have to be one of the first bands that comes to mind, so we're going to celebrate their legacy by counting down their Top 10 songs. The band's subtle and charming style has woven its way into the fa
Kenneth "K.K." Downing, a founding member of heavy metal legends Judas Priest, celebrates his 61st birthday on Oct. 27.
Starting up the band in the early '70s, Downing became beloved by fans everywhere for his aggressive style of guitar playing, which for decades proved to be a unique match with the other Priest guitarist, Glenn Tipton.
The England-born Grammy winner retired from the group in 2011. While his former ba
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