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Dream Theater's John Petrucci Performs Judas Priest Song with His Wife's Band, Judas Priestess

Everyone eventually sits in with their spouse's Judas Priest cover band—and Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci is no different!

Below, watch Petrucci perform Judas Priest's "Beyond the Realms of Death" with Judas Priestess, a tribute band that features his wife, Rena Sands, on guitar.

Of course, Judas Priestess is an all-female band; before this gig, Sands played guitar with Meanstreak, another all-female metal band.

The performance was shot December 6, 2014, at Club Revolution in Amityville, New York. That's on Long Island, for all you non-New Yorkers!

Note that Sands' guitar solo starts at 3:20; Petrucci's solo starts at 6:10 (Note: These times refer to the top video only). Enjoy!

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.