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The Metal world was shaken when Judas Priest sensationally announced the departure of founding guitarist KK Downing in April 2011 and although both KK and the band did not go into specific detail about the split at the time, KK did say: “There had been an on-going breakdown in working …

Judas Priest at the cinema? Oh yes. For one night only at the exclusive Soho Hotel screening room in central London, I was privileged to watch the new Judas Priest: ‘Epitaph’ DVD on the big screen in impressive surround sound. Judas Priest: Epitaph (DVD) UK release: Monday 27th May 2013 (Sony …

Judas Priest bassist Ian Hill talks to MetalTalk.net’s Jonathan Churchill about American Idol, producing Priest’s next studio album, and the music industry today. This has been a year of headlines for Judas Priest. Initially with the announcement of their final ever world tour, then the retirement of founder-member KK Downing, …

It’s Saturday night and the Priest is back! The Epitaph stage curtain is glowing red. The house lights are down. The crowd’s chanting “Priest, Priest, Priest” and I feel out of place because I’m not standing in my usual spot! Tonight is a special night for various reasons. KK Downing …

Huge news has rocked the Metal world recently as KK Downing, half of Judas Priest’s legendary twin-guitar attack, has announced his retirement! The underlying reasons are not clear, but KK refers to an ongoing breakdown with band members and management in his official press release. With a World Tour booked …