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ROB HALFORD On JUDAS PRIEST's Upcoming LP: 'We Always Try To Make An Album That Stands Alone'

In a new interview with the Corpus Christi Caller Times, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford was asked about the inspiration for the band's upcoming follow-up to 2018's "Firepower" album. He responded: "We never really know. I don't think we've ever made a plan, per se. We did a little bit with 'Firepow...
November 26, 2022
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LES BINKS Says K.K. DOWNING And RICHIE FAULKNER 'Got On Really Well' At ROCK HALL, 'Especially On Stage'

Ex-JUDAS PRIEST drummer Les Binks, who was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame earlier in the month along with some of the other former and current members of the band, reflected on the experience in a new interview with Finland's Chaoszine. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We...
November 25, 2022
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ROB HALFORD On Singing With DOLLY PARTON: 'I Was Just Blessed And Honored And Thrilled'

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford joined country legend Dolly Parton on stage on November 5 at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony to perform her classic song "Jolene". Also appearing with them as part of a "super jam" performance were some of the other Rock Hall inductees, including Pat...
November 25, 2022
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ROB HALFORD On Performing With K.K. DOWNING At ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME: 'It Just Felt Like He Was Always There'

In a new interview with the San Antonio Current, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford was asked if performing with original PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame ceremony helped put aside some of the acrimony that K.K. has shown about not being in band for these last few tours....
November 24, 2022
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Watch LES BINKS Perform With Finnish JUDAS PRIEST Tribute Band

Fan-filmed video of former JUDAS PRIEST drummer Les Binks performing with the Finnish PRIEST tribute band PRIESTHOOD FINLAND on November 19 at the Classic Rock And Metal Meeting at On The Rocks in Helsinki can be seen below. Binks was among the PRIEST members who were inducted into the Rock And Roll...
November 23, 2022
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Watch Pro-Shot Video Of JUDAS PRIEST's Performance With K.K. DOWNING At ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST were reunited with guitarist K.K. Downing and drummer Les Binks for a performance at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony on November 5 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Pro-shot video of the performance as well as Alice Cooper's induction...
November 23, 2022
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THE WINERY DOGS Announce 'III' Album, Early 2023 Tour

The DOGS are finally back in town! THE WINERY DOGS, that is! It's been, well, a literal dog's age since the vibrant powerhouse trio known as THE WINERY DOGS — guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen, bassist/vocalist Billy Sheehan and drummer/vocalist Mike Portnoy — marked their recording territory with ne...
November 21, 2022
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RICHIE FAULKNER 'Offered To Opt Out' Of ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Performance: 'I Didn't Need To Be There'

In a new interview with Lauren "Lern" Elwell of the KSHE radio station, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke about Richie Faulkner's participation in the group's performance at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame even though the guitarist wasn't being inducted along with his bandmates. "He's a miracle m...
November 19, 2022
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RICHIE FAULKNER Clarifies 'Progressive' Comment About Upcoming JUDAS PRIEST Album, Says GLENN TIPTON Will Appear On The LP

In a new interview with Robert Cavuoto of Metal Rules, JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Richie Faulkner spoke about the musical direction of the band's upcoming follow-up to 2018's "Firepower" album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "You know what? The Internet seems to know everything these days...
November 16, 2022
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ROB HALFORD Says It Was 'Magical' Performing With K.K. DOWNING At ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

In a new interview with Lauren "Lern" Elwell of the KSHE radio station, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford was asked what it was like performing with former PRIEST members K.K. Downing and Les Binks at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony on November 5 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angel...
November 15, 2022
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KK'S PRIEST's Second Album Is Being Mixed: 'It's Imminent', Says K.K. DOWNING

On November 11, former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing spoke to Danny Stoakes about the status of the sophomore album from his KK'S PRIEST band. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's imminent, for sure. Everything's gonna be sticky-taped and glued together, and we'll fire it out ve...
November 14, 2022
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JUDAS PRIEST's Manager Explains Why RICHIE FAULKNER Wasn't Inducted Into ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

Jayne Andrews, who has been managing JUDAS PRIEST for 36 years, was a guest on a recent episode of "Gabbing With Girlfriends", the new podcast hosted by Gloria Butler, wife and manager of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler. During the chat, which can be seen below, Andrews spoke about the fact that...
November 11, 2022
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Watch JUDAS PRIEST Perform In Tucson During Fall 2022 '50 Heavy Metal Years' Tour

Fan-filmed video of JUDAS PRIEST's November 8 performance at the Tucson Convention Center in Tucson, Arizona can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows, according to Setlist.fm: 01. Electric Eye 02. Riding On The Wind 03. You've Got Another Thing Comin' 04. Jawbreaker 05. Firepower 06. Nev...
November 10, 2022
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RICHIE SAMBORA Doesn't Rule Out Reunion With BON JOVI: 'It's A Possibility'

Richie Sambora says it's a "possibility" he could reunite with BON JOVI for an appearance at a U.K. festival next year. The 63-year-old guitarist/vocalist addressed a possible renewed collaboration with his former bandmates while speaking to Metro on the red carpet of The Music Industry Trust Awards...
November 9, 2022
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Why Was Tampa Such A Breeding Ground For Death Metal In Late 1980s And Early 1990s? DAVID VINCENT Weighs In

In a new interview with Brazil's KazaGastão, former MORBID ANGEL frontman David Vincent spoke about the fact that the city of Tampa is still considered by some to be the unofficial capital of American death metal. Asked if there is anything special about the Florida town that makes it such a breedin...
November 8, 2022