January 8, 2019 — What a glorious year in metal we just experienced. After the sheer amount of quality albums that were released in 2018, there is no question that the genre is as healthy and full of life as ever.
February 12, 2018 — In absolutely shocking news, JUDAS PRIEST have just announced that guitarist Glenn Tipton has battling Parkinson’s Disease for the past decade. All seemed normal in the world with the band’s new album, Firepower, set for a March 9, 2018 release date via Epic Records.
December 8, 2011 — Today marks the seventh anniversary of PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist Dimebag Darrell’s murder. I’m sure we all remember where we were when we heard the news. Friends of mine received eyewitness accounts of what happened that fateful night in Ohio and it’s just absolutely tragic.
April 21, 2011 — In shocking news, legendary JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing has retired from the band. Here is the band’s official statement: “It is with regret that JUDAS PRIEST announce that K.
December 9, 2010 — After storming the world for nearly 40 years and taking their very special brand of heavy metal to all four corners of the planet, JUDAS PRIEST -one of the most influential heavy metal bands of all time, have announced this will be their final world tour!
May 20, 2010 — Metal God Records and Rob Halford are pleased to announce an intimate HALFORD concert performance Saturday, July 17th at The Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, California.
March 31, 2009 — JUDAS PRIEST will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of their album British Steel with a U.S. tour this summer in which they’ll perform the album in its entirety.
July 11, 2008 — TESTAMENT, who are about to hit the road with JUDAS PRIEST, have announced a few in-store signing sessions on their trek. Currently scheduled signings: 07/24/08 Scrape Records - Vancouver, BC - CANADA (time n/a) 08/05/08 Vintage Vinyl – Fords, NJ @ 6:00PM 08/10/08 Looney Tunes – W.
June 14, 2008 — While supplies last, when you purchase any configuration of the initial pressing of JUDAS PRIEST’s double disc concept album, Nostradamus (release date – June 17th), specially marked CD’s will contain an insert with a exclusive code inside the CD package for one free lawn ticket to see JUDAS PRIEST on selected dates of the Metal Masters Tour this summer.
April 21, 2008 — Think “Double vinyl, gatefold sleeve concept album,” and some of rock’s all-time classic recordings come to mind. But in the realm of heavy metal, there has never been a double vinyl (now disc!
April 21, 2008 — After weeks of speculation, Live Nation has put together a killer package that is bound to go down as the heavy metal event of 2008 - JUDAS PRIEST, HEAVEN AND HELL, MOTORHEAD and TESTAMENT will be touring together for the first time.
April 14, 2008 — Cannibalised’s opening track, “Fallen in Fear,” is a fitting intro to this highly anticipated album. The song immediately erupts with a maddening fury of swelling symphonics that blow right into a ripping thrash-fest powered by vocalist John K’s searing, Halford-2000 wails.