Where ’70s British blues-rock and proto-metal meet, there’s a sweet spot—and Saturn makes that place its home. Inspired by the sometimes galloping, sometimes moody, bygone sound of Budgie and early Judas Priest, Saturn’s debut album Ascending (Live In Space) is a tour de force of leathery riffage and wailing melodicism. Show More Summary
One of the biggest heavy metal bands to this day is getting the audiophile treatment from Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab not once, but three times. 1982?s mammoth album Screaming For Vengeance will be mailed out from some stores today (Wednesday, July 23rd) so it’s your chance to hear the clarity of “Hellion/Electric Eye”, “Devil’s Child”, […]
The Judas Priest singer looks back at a surprisingly robust career ? and says he wants to be on 'The Walking Dead'
Every week Apple adds tons of new media content on iTunes — music, books, movies and more. It's impossible to keep up with all of it, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! This week we've got amazing music...Show More Summary
Judas Priest is heavy metal personified. The most important innovator in the genre’s progression after Black Sabbath and Deep Purple, Judas Priest’s influence looms immensely on not only heavy metal’s music, but its visual presentation as well. Historically, the Birmingham band fits neatly in the genre’s second wave alongside Scorpions, UFO, Rainbow, and KISS, a [...]
“A Thousand Deaths” and “Judas Priest” (season four, episodes 11 and 12; originally aired 5/31/2005 and 6/7/2005) (Available on Hulu and Amazon Instant Video.) The series wasn’t put on hold for Monica and Antwon, but there’s a strong sense of getting things back in gear for the overall story as the case of the cop-killers spirals out of control. Show More Summary
A Conversation with Neal Schon Mike Ragogna: Neal, what is it creatively that satisfies you, playing solo or with Journey? Neal Schon: Well, Journey is more about well-crafted songs and well recorded and produced songs, and I think that...Show More Summary
by Ian Chainey Electric Wizard at MDF 2012 (More by Fred Pessaro) UK doomers Electric Wizard announced a new album. This one is called Time to Die and the title plays into a theme, according to singer/guitarist Jus Oborn: "All...
Two teenage boys, one heavy metal album, and one sawed-off shotgun produced a lethal combination. Was Judas Priest to blame?
by Ian Chainey Judas Priest Judas Priest are hitting the road in support of their new album Redeemer of Souls starting in October. The tour will cover the States through November, including stops at the previously announced Louisville's Louder Than...
To quote heavy metal rock gods Judas Priest, if Universal think they’re going to get the multi-claim copyright infringement Section 6 lawsuit from MGM and James Bond producer Danjaq easily dismissed, the plaintiffs just told them they’ve got another thing coming. Show More Summary
If you’ve never seen Jeff Krulik’s seminal and frequently bootlegged Heavy Metal Parking Lot, stop what you’re doing and go watch it right now. Then go buy the DVD, because Judas Priest songs don’t license themselves. If you have seen...Show More Summary
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By Ian Chainey Origin and friend Fun fact: Do you know what happened 20 years ago today (5/16)? It was a Monday! Who says things aren't better in the future? (What, were you expecting a retrospective?) Anyway, we've got a...
By Ian Chainey Judas Priest @ Izod Center, 2011 (more by Kurt Christensen) Was metal busy this week? You bet, but in a mostly good way. Mostly. Unlike your work week, metal didn't drag on like a run-on Dagon answer....
by Ian Chainey Redeemer of Souls album art Iconic UK heavy metallers -- and totally not 'death metal' -- Judas Priest unveiled a song and accompanying artwork for their next album Redeemer of Souls, due out in the US on...
UK heavy metal legends Judas Priest have released a stream of “Redeemer Of Souls”, the title track to their new upcoming studio album, which comes out July 15th in the US (July 14th in the UK). It is the first new album from Priest since 2008?s Nostradamus, which was met with lukewarm critical reception. In […]
Pinpointing the moment when fashion at summer music festivals became absurd is not an exact science, but let's say it was April 18, 2009, when Drew Barrymore attended a Coachella performance by M.I.A. wearing a Judas Priest shirt, Japanese-floral sweatpants, a feathery hairpiece, an un-knotted skinny tie, and, confusingly, a... More »
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