HALFORD, the band fronted by JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford, will release a new album in Japan on October 28. Entitled "Three - Holidays", the set will apparently include a new song and covers of winter songs.For more information, visit CDJapan. HALFORD's last studio album, "Crucible", came out in 2002. "Metal God Essentials, Vol. 1", a 2007 collection containing 15 songs spanning Rob Halford's solo career, featured two new songs, "Forgotten Generation" (see video below) and "Drop Out". Halford's Metal God Entertainment recently launched Metal God Records — a new music label providing global physical and digital distribution services for the world's rock and metal performers. "It's been a long desire of mine to be a co-owner and participate in the operation of a label focused on supporting the rock and metal communities," Halford said in a statement. "The infrastructure we have been assembling at Metal God Entertainment now allows myself and other artists to benefit from Metal God Records global physical and digital distribution networks, promotion and marketing services, apparel products and a broad range of Artist & Repertoire services." Metal God Entertainment and Rob Halford also announced several new strategic relationships aligned with Metal God Records beginning with ADA Global / Warner Music Group for the world excluding Japan; which is under license with Sony Music Japan; Canada operating under license with Conveyor / Universal Music Canada and in the USA where Metal God Records is working with Fontana / Universal Music Group. Metal God Records will debut HALFORD "Crucible World Tour - Live In Anaheim" DVD and Blu-ray this fall. For more information, visit www.MetalGodRecords.com.