Tag Archives: Judas Priest

Louder Than Life: Metallica surprise fans with full ‘Black Album’ performance; Kirk Hammett joins Judas Priest on stage for “The Green Manalishi”

Posted by on September 27, 2021

    Metallica surprised their fans last night (26th), during their second set at the Louder Than Life festival performing their 1991 self-titled Black album in its entirety but backwards. These legends have continued to celebrate the record’s 30th anniversary while bringing unique sets during their festival appearances. These legends started the set with “Hardwired,” […]

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Judas Priest’s Rob Halford names “Paranoid” as his favorite metal song of all time

Posted by on September 22, 2021

  Rob Halford of Judas Priest contributed his input to Rolling Stone’s new “500 Greatest Songs Of All Time” list. Halford’s number one song was Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid.” He described it as a game changer and said that it, “took off like a heavy metal rocket.” He went on to name Slayer’s “Angel of Death” […]

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Judas Priest celebrate ’50 Metal Years’ in Reading, Pennsylvania

Posted by on September 13, 2021

  The Metal Gods are back!!! Metal Insider was thrilled to be at the first stop of the ’50 Metal Years’ tour by living legends Judas Priest this past Wednesday, September 8, 2021. The show kicked off in Reading, PA, a region still reeling from the massive floods and storm devastation that landed in the […]

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Rob Halford speaks on censorship and 50 years of Defending the Heavy Metal Faith

Posted by on June 24, 2021

  Legendary metal icon Rob Halford has historically paved the way for people to be comfortable and proud of who they are and not be afraid to share with the world. Halford more or less further explained this subject in a recent interview by Dr.Dot as he discussed his opinion on censoring music. The godfather, […]

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Judas Priest announce rescheduled North American Tour Dates

Posted by on June 7, 2021

  Judas Priest have announced the rescheduled tour dates of their North American 50 Heavy Metal Years tour. This fall, these legends will finally make their return and they’re bringing Sabaton with them. The trek is scheduled to kick off on September 8th in Reading, PA and will run through November 5th in Hamilton, ONT. […]

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Louder Than Life lives up to name; Metallica, Nine Inch Nails and KoRn to headline

Posted by on May 14, 2021

  In what was set to be a monumental year in 2020 on the American festival circuit. DWP made a major announcement that would see Metallica double headline multiple shows. Fans were drawn to ticket sales like a moth to a flame. In what turned out to be a disaster of a year, a global […]

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Headbangers Brawl: What do you think of the new KK’s Priest song “Hellfire Thunderbolt?”

Posted by on May 13, 2021

  KK’s Priest, the group, comprised of former Judas Priest guitarist KK Downing and former vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens, surprised us with a video yesterday (12) for the brand new song “Hellfire Thunderbolt.” The track is taken from the band’s upcoming debut album, Sermons of the Sinner, out August 20th via Explorer1 Music Group/EX1 Records […]

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Former Judas Priest drummer John Hinch has died

Posted by on April 30, 2021

  Former Judas Priest drummer John Hinch who played on the group’s debut album, Rocka Rolla, has died. He was 73-years-old. The news of his passing was confirmed by Judas Priest vocalist Rob Halford, who shared an image of the late drummer on his Instagram stories with the following caption “RIP.”   Halford issued the […]

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Judas Priest reschedule European Tour to 2022

Posted by on April 7, 2021

  Judas Priest were forced to reschedule their European tour (again) due to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic. The trek has been pushed to next summer.   Read the full statement below: “Unfortunately due to ongoing COVID-19 vaccine issues in Europe we have been advised that our 2021 dates will not be able to take […]

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Judas Priest announce rescheduled US tour dates

Posted by on July 10, 2020

  Judas Priest have partially rescheduled their US tour from 2020 to 2021. However, the group didn’t confirm whether Sabaton will be joining them. The trek will now take place in September and October of next year.   The group listed out in detail on the date changes as well as which shows are officially […]

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