Are you ready for some new Judas Priest? The legendary U.K. metal band have unveiled several details about their upcoming studio album (their 17th), Redeemer of Souls. You can check out the album art and a stream of the title track below.
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Since joining Judas Priest in 2010, Richie Faulkner has been no stranger to the big stage. He made his live debut with the band on American Idol, played countless shows on Priest’s Epitaph tour and witnessed the debut of Priest’s Epitaph concert film on the big screen. Along the way, the guitarist has earned the respect and support of the band's loyal fan base.
Judas Priest will celebrate their 40th year as recording artists May 28 with the release of Epitath, a new concert DVD and Blu-ray. The release, which precedes a new studio album by the band (The guys are reportedly hard at work at the moment), will be issued through Legacy Recordings.
Members of Judas Priest, Dream Theater, Deep Purple, Mountain, Def Leppard, Yes, Asia and more are scheduled to appear on Who Are You: An All Star Tribute to The Who, which will be released October 2 via Cleopatra Records.
When Judas Priest convened at Ibiza Sound Studios in Ibiza, Spain to record the follow-up to the previous year's Point of Entry in early 1982, the band were not yet the heavy metal juggernaut that would play to over three-hundred thousand fans just over a year later.