JUDAS PRIEST Kicks Off 'British Steel' 30th-Anniversary Tour; Video, Photos Available

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST kicked off their "British Steel" 30th-anniversary tour last night (Monday, June 29) at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The band's setlist was as follows:

01. Rapid Fire
02. Metal Gods
03. Breaking The Law
04. Grinder
05. United
06. You Don't Have To Be Old To Be Wise
07. Living After Midnight
08. The Rage
09. Steeler
10. The Ripper
11. Prophecy
12. Rock Hard Ride Free
13. Victim Of Changes

Encore:

14. Freewheel Burning
15. Diamonds And Rust
16. You've Got Another Thing Comin'

Check out photos at this location.

In his review of the concert, David Lindquist of IndyStar.com writes, "Sporting tattoos on each side of his head and a studded denim vest over a leather jacket, [Rob] Halford pronounced the evening as the 'world premiere of 'British Steel' live.' The show served as an amped-up dress rehearsal for PRIEST's summer tour, which begins Wednesday in a Missouri basketball arena with WHITESNAKE on board as the opening act.

"Monday's performance began at 7:50 p.m., and a relieved Halford said, 'We made it,' when the nine songs of 'British Steel' concluded 40 minutes later.

"The novelty then shifted from one landmark album to one cozy venue. In the context of the 2,400-capacity Murat, audience members saw old-school green lasers bounce around the room, the evolution of Halford's costume changes and occasional moments when bass player Ian Hill appeared to be winded."

Read the entire review at IndyStar.com.

Fan-filmed video footage of JUDAS PRIEST's June 29, 2009 concert at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis, Indiana can be viewed below.

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