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21 Years Ago: Rob Halford Joins Black Sabbath – Temporarily

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Robert Cianflone/Jo Hale,Getty Images

In the fall of 1992, despite the fact that his career was riding high on the strength of the 'No More Tears' album,  Ozzy Osbourne decided to announced his retirement. He committed to play two farewell shows, Nov. 14 and 15, in Costa Mesa, California and asked his old band, Black Sabbath, to do the honors of opening the shows. But that's not how things worked out.

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Rob Halford to Appear on Star-Studded Episode of ‘The Simpsons’

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Countless celebrities have made cameo appearances on 'The Simpsons' over the past 25 seasons. We can now add Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford to the list.

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10 Years Ago: Rob Halford Returns to Judas Priest

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After more than a decade apart, on July 11, 2003, Judas Priest announced that they had reunited with the "Metal God" himself -- lead singer Rob Halford.

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Rob Halford Suffers Back Injury, Promises ‘The Metal God Will Be Bouncing Back’

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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.

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Rob Halford Joins Metallica Onstage for Judas Priest Cover

James Hetfield and Rob Halford
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'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'.

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Judas Priest’s Rob Halford on Gap T-Shirt Controversy: ‘It’s Very Naughty of Them’

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With Judas Priest's landmark album 'Screaming for Vengeance' celebrating its 30th anniversary, frontman Rob Halford has been out making the publicity rounds discussing the record's classic songs -- and, as he did in a recent interview with the Quietus, talking about the controversy surrounding the Gap's decision to sell a t-shirt that looks suspiciously like the album cover.

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Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Looks Back on ‘Screaming for Vengeance,’ Talks Band’s Future

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Don't look now, metal fans, but another one of the genre's classic records just celebrated a once impossible-seeming milestone: Judas Priest's 'Screaming for Vengeance,' which gave the band its big commercial breakthrough in the U.S., turned 30 last month.

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Rob Halford Thinks Chick-Fil-A Debate is ‘a Wonderful Thing’

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Jo Hale,Getty Images

Metal god Rob Halford is the latest to comment on the Chick-fil-A controversy. A firestorm erupted when the fast food chain's president, Dan Cathy, expressed his opposition to gay marriage in a radio interview. As a result, there has been some public outcry and protests of the chicken chain across the country.

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Metallica Joined By Rob Halford and Glenn Danzig During Third Night of Anniversary Gigs

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The guest parade continued Friday night when Metallica hit the stage of San Francisco's Fillmore Theater for the third of four special concerts there to celebrate the band's 30th anniversary. Following two other star-studded gigs earlier in the week, Metallica were joined onstage this time around by Judas Priest singer Rob Halford, Danzig / Misfits frontman Glenn Danzig and Lynyrd Skynyrd's Gary Rossington.

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Rob Halford, Bruce Kulick To Perform During Alice Cooper’s Annual Christmas Pudding

Alice Coopers Solid Rock, Facebook
Alice Coopers Solid Rock, Facebook

Alice Cooper has invited Rob Halford of Judas Priest and Bruce Kulick formerly with Kiss to perform at the 11th annual 'Christmas Pudding' show. Taking place at the Comerica Theatre in Phoenix, Ariz., on Dec. 17, the show will benefit Solid Rock and Cooper's new teen center 'The Rock,' opening in Spring of 2012.

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