Tag Archives: Richie Faulkner

Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner feeling “Very strong and positive” in his recovery from heart surgery

Posted by on November 18, 2021

  Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest suffered an acute cardiac aortic dissection during a performance at the Louder Than Life festival. The incident occurred on September 26th while he was onstage with the band performing, oddly enough, “Painkiller.” Luckily for him the venue was just a short distance from Rudd Heart and Lung Center at […]

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Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner suffered an aortic aneurysm at Louder Than Life festival

Posted by on October 7, 2021

  Guitarist Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest talked about his health issues, ultimately resulting in emergency heart surgery. the guitarist suffered an aortic aneurysm during his performance with the band at the Louder Than Life festival in Louisville, KY on September 26th. Judas Priest has postponed shows moving forward while he recovers. On October 5th […]

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Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner in stable condition after emergency heart surgery

Posted by on September 29, 2021

  Yesterday (28th), Mariah Lynch posted an update on guitarist Richie Faulkner’s condition after it was revealed on Monday that the Judas Priest guitarist had to undergo emergency heart surgery. In an Instagram post Lynch, who is Faulkner’s significant other, posted: “Thank you to everyone for all your messages 🙏🏼 I will try to get […]

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Judas Priest postpone tour due to guitarist Richie Faulkner hospitalized with heart condition

Posted by on September 28, 2021

  Judas Priest have been forced to postpone the remaining dates of their 50th anniversary tour, due to guitarist Richie Faulkner being hospitalized with a heart condition. The group issued the following statement: “It is with deep regret that we have to postpone the rest of our US Tour – Richie has major medical heart […]

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Review/Photos: Judas Priest brings their Firepower to Washington, DC

Posted by on March 19, 2018

As I wrote not too long ago, Judas Priest has returned to the metal world with an amazing new album, Firepower. Firepower, is the band’s highest charting record ever in the US and it’s no surprise why as its one their strongest in their entire catalog. The band recently launched a tour of North America […]

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Album Review: Judas Priest still pack a wallop of Firepower

Posted by on March 12, 2018

Judas Priest is like the opposite of a box of chocolates. You always know what you’re going to get. Unless, of course, you’re talking about Turbo or Nostrodamus. Of course, I love both Turbo and Nostrodamus so we can get that out of the way. This month the Metal Gods return with their latest full-length, […]

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Judas Priest are hell bent on returning to the studio in January

Posted by on November 3, 2016

  Looking forward to seeing Judas Priest on the road next year? You’re going to be disappointed. However, if you’re looking forward to hearing new music from the band, 2017 might be a good year for you. In an interview with Sweetwater Music, the band’s newest member, Richie Faulker, said that come January, they’ll be […]

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Judas Priest heading back into studio next year

Posted by on November 30, 2015

Last year’s Judas Priest album, Redeemer of Souls, was arguably the best Priest album since 1990’s Painkiller. And even though the band suggested that 2011’s Epitaph World Tour would be their last, they followed up that album with a tour that went on for the last year or so, playing to near-capacity or capacity crowds. With […]

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Interview with Judas Priest: ‘We didn’t know whether it would work or not with Richie’: win a signed CD

Posted by on July 11, 2014

On Tuesday, Judas Priest’s 17th studio album, Redeemer of Souls was released. Over 40 years into the legendary metal band’s career, that’s an accomplishment, especially considering that there was a chance it might not happen. In 2011, guitarist K.K. Downing, who’d been in the band since 1970, left the band just before their Epitaph world tour, […]

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Hear some of Judas Priest’s ‘Battle Cry’

Posted by on June 19, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/jq8kwk8288A[/youtube] With Redeemer of Souls coming out on July 8th, Judas Priest are continuing to preview the album. Several songs are already out there, including album opener “Dragonaut,” single “March of the Damned,” and the title track. Along with the preview of the song “Crossfire,” we’ve heard, here’s another snippet of a song from the album, […]

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