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Photo of Richie Faulkner from Gibson TV

Gibson, the iconic brand formally launched in 1902, have announced that a new original series, ‘Riff Lords’, will be launched for free. Hosted on the Gibson website and YouTube, ‘Riff Lords’ is a ‘how to’ series offering a exquisite chance to learn from the professionals themselves.  The two current episodes …
Halford and Downing, of Judas Priest

Former Judas Priest guitarist KK Downing has made a statement via his official website regarding his departure from the band earlier this week. You can read the full statement below. Benjamin Baudelot of Rock Hard magazine spoke to Rob Halford yesterday (Thursday 21st April). Halford said; “K.K. leaving was his …
Photo of Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner

Richie Faulkner. Metal God. Sensational news from the Judas Priest camp this morning. KK Downing has retired and Richie Faulkner has replaced him. The band have released a full statement which you can read below. “It is with regret that Judas Priest announce that KK Downing has formally retired from the …
Photo of Richie Faulkner, Judas Priest

Judas Priest have been blazing across North America in support of the blistering new album ‘Firepower’. Words and Pictures: Jeff Kunze The record has been received with open arms across the globe and is already revered as the album that returned Judas Priest to their Metal throne. Since this date …
Bloodstock Festival poster. Catton Park. 2020

Bloodstock Open Air Festival, who this year are celebrating their 20th anniversary over the weekend of 6-9th August, have revealed that this years charity partner will be the mental health charity Mind.  Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem, and campaign to improve services …
Judas Priest announce 50 HEAVY METAL YEARS of the USA

Judas Priest have announced a string of September and October North American dates in celebration of their 50th anniversary this year. The ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour will also feature Sabaton as openers. The band said in a statement: “Judas Priest are primed and ready to deliver the goods with …

K.K Downing, founding member of Judas Priest, has today announced the name of his new band – ‘KK’s PRIEST’. K.K. is joined by two other ex-Judas Priest members. Tim “Ripper” Owens, who fronted the band for eight years and recorded two studio albums and Les Binks, who was the drummer on the …

It’s finally here. ‘Firepower’, the most hotly anticipated Metal album of 2018 has arrived and it lives up to and surpasses all expectations. Judas Priest: ‘Firepower’ Released: 9th March 2018 (Columbia) Words: Johnny Churchill Judas Priest’s eighteenth studio album brings together the sound and fury of classic albums past into …

Judas Priest’s tenth studio album, ‘Turbo’, has received a thirty-year anniversary boost with a 3-CD box set, featuring the original nine track album re-mastered and an unreleased live concert recording from the ‘Fuel For Life’ tour in Kansas City. There’s also dynamic new cover art, featuring the original classic imagery …

As part of their farewell ‘Epitaph’ tour Judas Priest are once again unleashed in the East, playing a handful of dates in Japan and ending the Far Eastern tour by playing a date in Singapore for the very first time in their long history. Fans have travelled from afar, including …