Tag: British Steel

JUDAS PRIEST To Release 17-CD Box Set

Fans will get a chance to acquire all of Priest’s classics in one fell swoop. On January 24th, Columbia/Epic/Legacy will release the 17-CD box set, ‘The Complete Albums Collection,’ which contains every studio and live album that featured the classic line up of Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, K.K. Downing, and Ian Hill. Included will be …

ROB HALFORD on Dimebag Darrell: “If you took Dimebag out of the equation, metal would sound totally different right now”

Revolvermag.com  conducted an interview with Rob Halford who paid tribute to Dimebag Darrell.  Here are portions of that interview.  To read the complete interview go HERE. REVOLVER When did you first meet Dimebag Darrell? ROB HALFORD Priest was in Canada rehearsing for the Painkiller tour. I was doing an interview from the hotel room and …

At The Galaxy Theatre Sunday, October 2nd: SAXON, RUTHLESS, & ANGER AS ART

Saxon’s debut album, released in 1979, did not have a major impact on the music scene. Considering the Pop Charts were dominated by The Bee Gees, Split Enz (?), and The Village People, it pretty much appeared as if hard rock/metal was dead and buried.  But, by 1980, this “thing” called the New Wave of …

Author Neil Daniels Releases Fan Handbook “Judas Priest – British Steel”

  Neil Daniels has written another great book.  This book, “Judas Priest – British Steel,”  is the second in the series on ‘landmark’ rock albums and documents Judas Priest’s seminal 1980 pivotal album release British Steel. Judas Priest’s sixth studio album has rightly earned its place as one of the greatest heavy metal albums of …

JUDAS PRIEST Graces the American Idol Stage (Video)

No, your eyes did not deceive you – the one and only Judas Priest just debuted their new guitarist, Richie Faulkner, tonight on ‘American Idol’! Ripping through a medley that included kick ass renditions of two ‘British Steel’ classics (“Living After Midnight” and “Breakin’ the Law”) with major Priest fan – and this season ‘American …

Judas Priest Plan ‘Full-On Metal Extravaganza’ for Farewell Tour

As reported by Greg Prato of Rolling Stone Magazine, British metal stalwarts Judas Priest have an eventful few months ahead: The band recently announced a farewell tour and have welcomed a new guitarist, Richie Faulkner, to replace the recently retired KK Downing. “It’s not exactly the end of the band, it’s just the fact that …

JUDAS PRIEST’s Rob Halford talks Metal & ‘British Steel’ with InTheStudio

North American syndicated Rock radio show InTheStudio celebrates one of Metal’s landmark albums JUDAS PRIEST’s  British Steel.  Show producer/host Redbeard talks with lead singer Rob Halford prior to their final world tour this Summer about the explosive nature of Metal and how British Steel catapulted  JUDAS PRIEST into American arenas.  Halford comments, “To our feeling, …

Classic Rock Roll Of Honor 2010 Nominations

Classic Rock Magazine and Marshall presents Classic Rock Roll Of Honor will be held at  the London Roadhouse in London, England on Wednesday November 10. The ceremony will be hosted by Alice Cooper. The nominations and categories are below: Band of the year AC/DC KISS AEROSMITH BON JOVI RAGE AGAINST The Machine Jeff Beck Band Slash …

British Steel Re-Issue

Judas Priest are to release a deluxe edition of their iconic 1980 album British Steel on May 10. This will actually come in two formats. The ‘normal’ deluxe edition will have a bonus DVD, filmed last year (August 17) at the Seminole Hard Rock Arena in Hollywood, Florida, when the band played the whole of …

Judas Priest’s Ian Hill Speaks to French-Canadian Radio

Carl Forgues of Quebec city radio show Metal7080 has conducted an interview with JUDAS PRIEST bass player Ian Hill. Watch/listen below. Forgues and Hill talked about the British Steel tour, working with Tom Alom, bass instruments, and cars. The 13-minute interview was recorded on July 31. Ian Hill Of Judas Priest – A Metal7080 Interview

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