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On a dark Sunday night at KK’s Steel Mill in Wolverhampton the faithful gathered at the temple of the MegaPriest to witness a truly unique night of Heavy Metal. Beyond The Realms Of Deth Words: Johnny Churchill, Pictures: Steve Ritchie KK Downing, David Ellefson, Les Binks, Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens and …
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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 …

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 …

Since performing a stunning one-off set at The Steel Mill, Wolverhampton, K.K. Downing has been busy in the studio, working on the next chapter of his career and has now partnered  with Explorer1 Music Group who will work together in all aspects of K.K.’s career. “I am very much looking …
KK DOWNING, LES BINKS AND TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS TO PERFORM FULL-LENGTH SET OF JUDAS PRIEST CLASSICS

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson will embark upon a European solo tour in November, including a very special one-off show at KK’s Steel Mill in Wolverhampton on Sunday 3rd November. The night will include a full band set from Ellefson’s Sleeping Giants band, followed by a full-length set of Judas Priest …

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 …