Tag Archives: Richie Faulkner

Here’s Judas Priest’s ‘Dragonaut’

Posted by on June 13, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/shwOv_J7QGo[/youtube] You’ve already heard a snippet of “Dragonaut,” the song that kicks off Judas Priest’s Redeemer of Souls. Now Rolling Stone has premiered the whole song. It’s a pretty straightforward song, which means that it could fit in at pretty much any era of classic Judas Priest (basically, right around the Defenders of the Faith/British Steel era). It’s […]

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Judas Priest releases new song, reveals details for new album

Posted by on April 28, 2014

Judas Priest started teasing fans last week that details regarding their long awaited new album were coming soon. And this morning, the Metal Gods lived up to their promise and unleashed a brand new song and revealed details about the new album. Titled Redeemer Of Souls, the album will be coming out in the U.S. […]

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Metal Insider top 5: Retirements that didn’t last

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Tomorrow is a big day for Mötley Crüe. At 3pm EST, they’re widely expected to announce their retirement 33 years after their formation. Then they’ll be playing Jimmy Kimmel Live! later that night. And while the Crüe stepping down makes sense (Mick Mars is 62, […]

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp enlists Judas Priest, Zakk Wylde and Geoff Tate

Posted by on August 22, 2013

Who says camp has to suck? The Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp in Vegas defies all traditions of the standard camp send-off with legit instruction from rock’s heaviest of hitters. Hosted by Judas Priest with special guests and camp counselors Zakk Wylde, Geoff Tate and Lita Ford, three days of instructional shredding and wailing will happen February […]

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Video: Judas Priest Perform First Concert With New Guitarist

Posted by on June 9, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3-rNQdTrl4[/youtube] Last night (June 7), Judas Priest kicked off their Epitaph world tour in Tilburg, Holland. While new guitarist Richie Faulkner technically made his debut with the band during their American Idol appearance, this marked the first full concert Priest performed with their new guitarist. Fan filmed videos taken from the show have already swamped […]

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Video: Judas Priest Performs On American Idol Season Finale

Posted by on May 25, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRpnq-ZvKB0[/youtube] In what was probably one of the worst kept secrets of the day, Judas Priest performed on the season finale of FOX’s American Idol with James Durbin earlier tonight (May 25). Priest and the elimated contestant, who earlier in the season performed Priest’s “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming” and Sammy Hagar’s “Heavy Metal” with […]

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Video: Judas Priest Hell Bent For Press

Posted by on May 25, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hq2qYUBQuaY[/youtube] Judas Priest’s upcoming North American tour with Thin Lizzy and Black Label Society wasn’t the only thing that they discussed at their press conference in Hollywood yesterday. The band also took time to discuss their “farewell” tour and new album, introduce their new guitarist Richie Faulkner, and announced plans to release a CD singles […]

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Wait, Is Judas Priest Actually Bidding Farewell Or Not?

Posted by on May 12, 2011

The metal world was stunned when Judas Priest announced plans to embark on a farewell tour, only to be equally shocked by K.K. Downing’s departure from the group. It definitely seemed unimaginable to see the Metal Gods calling it a day, especially without Downing. Yet if you read recent interviews with members of Priest, you […]

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First Judas Priest Picture With New Guitarist Released

Posted by on May 9, 2011

As they are about to embark on their Epitaph farewell tour, Judas Priest unveiled a new “band picture,” the first the feature new guitarist Richie Faulkner (Lauren Harris, Dirty Deeds). At first glance, the picture (which can be seen off to the side) made us think about two things: Though Faulkner is only 31 years old, and […]

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Judas Priest Farewell Tour To Take Place Without K.K. Downing

Posted by on April 20, 2011

Judas Priest announced their farewell Epitaph tour late last year, stating that after they release a studio album next year, they’ll tour the world one last time. Well, today, they announced that the tour will take place without founding guitarist K.K. Downing. The 59 year-old founding member of the band stated that he’s retiring. In […]

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