Rivaled only by Black Sabbath and Judas Priest in regards to influence and impact on the early development of heavy metal, Iron Maiden took the burgeoning musical style to a new and very unique level, starting in the UK in the late-1970s, and soon after, all over the world. Formed in 1975 by bassist Steve [...]
by Wyatt Marshall Bart paying the price This coming August, all 24 seasons of The Simpsons will be available to stream on FXNOW, an on-demand video app for FX, FXX and FXM networks. As the longest-running show in television history,...
On a recent episode of The Simpsons, the show described the heavy metal band Judas Priest as “death metal“. This created an uproar online with fans. When the show’s writers caught wind of the mistake, they decided to apologize by having Bart Simpson repeatedly write “Judas Priest is not ‘death metal’” on the classroom blackboard [...]
The long-running FOX series The Simpsons gets away with plenty, partly due to the innocuous nature of animated fare. The show apparently went too far when it labeled a beloved heavy metal act as "death metal." The most recent Simpsons episode used its chalkboard gag feature to apologize to veteran rockers Judas Priest for the slam. Show More Summary
Above, Bart's "apology" on behalf of The Simpsons writers for referring to Judas Priest as "death metal" which infuriated the group's very vocal fans.
It's hard for most comedy writers to admit mistakes, especially when those mistakes are incredibly pedantic in nature. But that's what last night's episode of The Simpsons did, copping to a faulty few lines of dialogue that mis-genred (that's a thing, right? Judas Priest and upset a whole bunch of metal fans.
The show can now add Judas Priest fans to the list of people offended by the cartoon, which already includes Barbara Bush, Christians and the entire city of New Orleans.
Back in better days gone by, The Simpsons pissed off everybody: the city of New Orleans, first ladies, Fox, the Egg Council. Nothing was off-limits, and that rapscallion Bart Simpson was not only an underachiever and proud of it, man, he was the littlest of dickens. Show More Summary
Until very recently, Stereogum/Black Market contributor Aaron Lariviere worked at Gracie Films, in the same offices as The Simpsons production team. Frequently, when a notable celebrity would stop by, Aaron would inform me via Gchat. The only time he seemed genuinely flustered by the appearance of a star, though, was last July, when Judas Priest [...]
Classic heavy metal band Judas Priest made a guest appearance on last night’s episode of The Simpsons, which tackled the topic of illegal downloading and pirating. The band played a parody version of their hit song “Breaking The Law” entitled “Respecting The Law”. The Swedish... Read More
Judas Priest made a cameo on the January 5th episode of The Simpsons, performing “Breaking the Law” in an effort to lure Homer out of the Swedish embassy where he is holed up. The Priest weren’t the only guest stars; the episode also featured Channing Tatum, Will Arnett, director Judd Apatow, his wife Leslie Mann, and Paul Rudd. Show More Summary
Steal This Episode: Judas Priest's Rob Halford will appear on The Simpsons this coming Sunday (the 5th) in an episode concerning illegal downloading - wouldn't Metallica have been more appropriate? At Least One More, I Say: After the success of his autobiography, Autobiography, Morrissey is reportedly already penning a novel. Show More Summary
Jackson comes face-to-face with Rob Halford of Judas Priest and thankfully cooler heads prevail.
Cracked Piston Recordings2013Let me see if I've got this straight. We've got a Youngstown, Ohio band that's named after a Judas Priest track, plays like Danko Jones-lead punk rock and roll version of AC/DC and is signed to a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania record label? Is that what you're telling me? Yes? OK, works for me! With B.J. Show More Summary
For many, Thanksgiving Day means loading up the family truckster and "Heading Out To The Highway." In honor of such pilgrimages, we feature Judas Priest and Heading Out To The Highway which reached the Top 10 on the Mainstream Rock Charts in 1981.
by Doug Moore A bit of background first: unless you're well into your 40s, you probably don't remember the US Festivals. The US Fests were two huge music festivals thrown in 1982 and 1983 by Apple co-founder & kajillionaire Steve...
I like my metal heavy. I revere the Heavy Metal dinosaur progenitors Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath and Deep Purple; they are the 'old guard.' As the metal generations have grown up and grown into their own; we've seen Judas Priest, AC/DC,...Show More Summary
Hard rock/metal guitarist/producer Roy Z‘s soundtrack for the upcoming game Zombie Squash will be released digitally via Sumthing on October 29th. Roy Z is known for his work with Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Sebastian Bach, and Tribe Of Gypsies. Starring George A. Romero (Night Of... Read More
Courtesy wiki How would you like to spend this Halloween with the rock band KISS? How about AC/DC, Iron Maiden, Papa Roach, Judas Priest and Alice Cooper? For the ultimate rock-n-roll treat this holiday, tune in to AXS TV for 12-hours of continuous music from these legendary bands. The marathon kicks of with Judas Priest at 3:30 p.m. Show More Summary
By Stephen Simpson, CFA: "Up here in space, I'm looking down on you; My lasers trace everything you do." Judas Priest, "Electric Eye" The jury is still out as to whether or not DigitalGlobe (DGI) can build a strong business in satellite imaging outside of government defense and intelligence contracts. Show More Summary