In preparation for their Epitaph farewell tour, Judas Priest released two compilation packages for fans, with the hopes that the releases (plus their sprawling back catalog) will tide their followers over until Judas Priest return to the studio to complete their next album.
After all the fanfare surrounding the Big Four -- which included an epic Guitar World cover -- it seems natural that other bands might want to cash in on the idea of having an amazing lineup get together for a few magical shows.
Last Wednesday saw the metal gods Judas Priest kick off the North American leg of their Epitaph World Tour in San Antonio, Texas. High-quality footage from the band's entire show has been posted online, and can be seen below.
As previously reported, Judas Priest took the stage on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon this past Friday night, playing "Breaking the Law" and "You've Got Another Thing Comin'." You can check out video from the performance below.
I don't know if it's something in the air -- or the fact that it seems like everyone is on tour or releasing an album right now -- but there have been a lot of great musical performances on late-night TV lately
Guitarist Richie Faulkner really got called into the gig of a lifetime: replacing long-time Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing for the band's final world tour and album. In a recent interview with Geeks of Doom, Faulkner talks about being welcome into the Priest fold.