Judas Priest announces dates for rescheduled 50th anniversary tour

Judas Priest has announced the 2021 North American dates for its rescheduled "50 Heavy Metal Years Tour." Sabaton will join the trek as the opening act. Produced by Live Nation, the North American tour--which will run throughout September (kicking off Sept. 8 in Reading, Pennsylvania) and November (concluding Nov. 5 in Hamilton, Ontario), will feature a... Continue Reading →

Korn, Rob Zombie, Tool to headline 2019 Welcome to Rockville

The ninth annual edition of Welcome to Rockville will take place Friday, May 3, Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, Florida, and will feature must-see headlining sets from Tool, Korn, Rob Zombie, Incubus, The Prodigy, Shinedown and Judas Priest. General admission and VIP tickets, as well as hotel and camping packages, for Welcome To Rockville go on sale at noon ET Friday, Dec. 7, at... Continue Reading →

Judas Priest scores highest U.S. chart debut of career with ‘Firepower’

Judas Priest's 18th studio album, "Firepower" (read Live Metal's review), released March 9, has debuted at number 5 on the Billboard 200 chart—its highest chart placement ever in the United States. “This is incredible news, that our band Judas Priest—of nearly 50 years standing, can stay popular and relevant enough to gain our highest first... Continue Reading →

LIVE RECAP: Judas Priest – 03/18/18 – The Anthem – Washington, D.C.

LIVE PHOTOS: Judas Priest, Saxon, Black Star Riders ----- Review by Greg Maki ----- First, in 2011, guitarist K.K. Downing retired, and in response, Judas Priest didn’t just continue; the venerable metal act flourished with the addition of new axe-slinger Richie Faulkner. Then in early 2018, the band’s other longtime guitarist, Glenn Tipton, announced he... Continue Reading →

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