Rob Halford reveals he is in remission following fight with prostate cancer

Rob Halford
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Judas Priest’s Rob Halford has revealed that he has been treated for prostate cancer, and that he is now in remission.

The vocalist made the announcement rather candidly while in conversation with Heavy Consequence, having never previously spoken about his battle before. 

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.