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Judas Priest

Judas Priest performin in 2005
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Oreegin Birmingham, Ingland
Genres Hivy metal, hard rock
Years active 1969–present
Labels Sony, Epic,
Columbia/CBS, SPV,
CMC, Atlantic, Gull
Wabsteid judaspriest.com
Members
Members Rob Halford
Ian Hill
Glenn Tipton
Scott Travis
Richie Faulkner
Past members See umwhile members section

Judas Priest are an Inglis hivy metal baund frae Birmingham, Ingland formed in 1968. They hae been citit as an influence on mony hivy metal muisickers an baunds. Their popularity an status as ane o the definitive hivy metal baunds haes earned them the nickname "Metal Gods" frae their sang o the same name. They hae sauld ower 35 million albums warldwide.

Line-up[eedit | eedit soorce]

Current members[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Ian Hill – bass, backin vocals (1969–present)
  • Rob Halford – lead vocals (1973–1992, 2003–present)
  • Glenn Tipton – lead an rhythm guitars, keybuirds, synthesizer, backin vocals (1974–present)
  • Scott Travis – drums, percussion (1989–present)
  • Richie Faulkner – lead guitars, rhythm guitars (2011–present)

Umwhile members[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Al Atkins – lead vocals (1970–1973)
  • John Ellis – drums, percussion (1970–1971)
  • Alan Moore – drums, percussion (1971–1972, 1975–1976)
  • Chris Campbell – drums, percussion (1972–1973)
  • John Hinch – drums, percussion (1973–1975)
  • Les Binks – drums, percussion (1977–1979)
  • Dave Holland – drums, percussion (1979-1989)
  • Tim "Ripper" Owens – vocals (1996–2003)
  • K. K. Downing – rhythm an lead guitars, backin vocals (1969–2011)

Studio albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Rocka Rolla (1974)
  • Sad Wings of Destiny (1976)
  • Sin After Sin (1977)
  • Stained Class (1978)
  • Killing Machine/Hell Bent for Leather (1978)
  • British Steel (1980)
  • Point of Entry (1981)
  • Screaming for Vengeance (1982)
  • Defenders of the Faith (1984)
  • Turbo (1986)
  • Ram It Down (1988)
  • Painkiller (1990)
  • Jugulator (1997)
  • Demolition (2001)
  • Angel of Retribution (2005)
  • Nostradamus (2008)

Fremmit Airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]