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JUDAS PRIEST's 'Firepower' Has Been Met With 'An Overwhelming Wave Of Positivity' From Fans

JUDAS PRIEST guitarists Glenn Tipton and Richie Faulkner, along with bassist Ian Hill, were recently interviewed by Forrest of the Boise radio station 96.9 The Eagle. The full conversation can be streamed below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether they knew, once they finished recording JUDAS PRIEST's new album, "Firepower", that ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist K.K. DOWNING Unveils Cover Art For U.S. Edition Of 'Heavy Duty' Autobiography

The cover art of the U.S edition of former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing's forthcoming autobiography can be seen below. "Heavy Duty: Days And Nights In Judas Priest" will be released on September 18 via Da Capo Press. The book was co-written by the Scottish author and journalist Mark Eglinton, whose previous collaborations include "Official ...

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RICHIE FAULKNER On Joining JUDAS PRIEST In 2011: 'I Didn't Have To Change Who I Was As A Guitar Player'

Brian Orlando of Long Island radio station 94.3 The Shark recently conducted an interview with JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Richie Faulkner. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the band's new studio album, "Firepower", will affect their stage show and setlist: Richie: ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD On ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME: 'We Just Want To See Some More Metal In There'

JUDAS PRIEST members Rob Halford (vocals), Richie Faulkner (guitar) and Glenn Tipton (guitar) were recently interviewed by BUILD Series. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the strong first-week sales of the group's new album, "Firepower": Rob: "We can't get to where we get to, and ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Rejoined By Guitarist GLENN TIPTON At Newark, New Jersey Concert: Video, Photos

Guitarist Glenn Tipton rejoined his JUDAS PRIEST bandmates on stage Tuesday night (March 20) at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey to perform the concert's three-song encore: "Metal Gods", "Breaking The Law" and "Living After Midnight". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Also available are photos of the show. Rumors ...

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Watch JUDAS PRIEST Perform In Uniondale, New York

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST played the third show of their "Firepower" world tour Saturday night (March 17) at at NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, in Uniondale, New York. The trek is the band's first since guitarist Glenn Tipton announced that he was retiring from the road due to his ...

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RICHIE FAULKNER Says ANDY SNEAP Was 'First Choice' To Step In For GLENN TIPTON In JUDAS PRIEST

JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Richie Faulkner says "Firepower" producer Andy Sneap was "the first choice" to replace Parkinson's disease-stricken guitarist Glenn Tipton. Sneap, who is also known for his work in NWOBHM revivalists HELL and cult thrashers SABBAT, played his first show with PRIEST on March 13 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Tipton was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Kicks Off 'Firepower' World Tour In Wilkes-Barre (Video)

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST kicked off their "Firepower" world tour earlier tonight (Tuesday, March 13) at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The concert marked the band's first performance since guitarist Glenn Tipton announced that he was retiring from the road due to his battle with Parkinson's disease. He is being replaced on ...

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