The latest episode of the "Talking Metal Pirate Radio", featuring interviews hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with JUDAS PRIEST/HALFORD frontman Rob Halford and HALFORD guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak, as well as with Angel, a.k.a. The Metal Nurse, can be viewed in three parts below. The episode also includes a disscussion on the hottest chicks in metal with the editors of Revolver magazine. It was originally recorded in late 2009.
"Halford III - Winter Songs", the new album from Rob's HALFORD band, sold 1,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 26 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.
"Halford III - Winter Songs" is Rob's first solo release in more than seven years, and includes a collection of new Halford-penned tracks plus traditional holiday favorites presented with original arrangements by HALFORD (Rob Halford on vocals, Roy Z. on guitar, Metal Mike Chlasciak on guitar, Mike Davis on bass and Bobby Jarzombek on drums).
Written, arranged and recorded during 2008 and 2009, "Halford III - Winter Songs" celebrates one of the most exciting holiday periods of the year.
"Halford III - Winter Songs" debuts new HALFORD tracks "Get Into The Spirit", "When Christmas Comes For Everyone", "Light Of The World", "What Child Is This", "Oh Holy Night", "Come All Ye Faithful" and more.