Rob Halford

15 of The Greatest LGBT Icons In Rock

These days there is a much greater acceptance of those in the LGBTQ community. But there have been many rock icons throughout the years that have helped pave the way for other members of the gay community to come forward and embrace their true selves. That is why we assembled a list of the greatest...
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Judas Priest Forced To Cancel Show Due to Rob Halford's Bronchitis

In the final month of their North American Firepower tour, Judas Priest announced that their show in Colorado Springs, CO on June 5th has been cancelled due to Rob Halford's bronchitis. The band said in a statement, "We are very sorry to say that Rob Halford has been fighting bronchitis for over a...
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Watch Rob Halford Kick A Smartphone Out of Fan's Hand During A Concert

As the debate rages on for whether audience members should be using their phones during a live concert, Rob Halford of Judas Priest made his point very clear to an unsuspecting fan during Judas Priest's concert at the Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont, IL. In the middle of their performance of "Judas...
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Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest discusses the Renaissance of Heavy Metal

Some bands feel a responsibility to further their style of music when they are considered to be legends. No matter how long they have been in the game, these groups just can't rest on their laurels and give up until their final performance. They have to keep creating, performing, and pushing the...
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Judas Priest To Open On Ozzy Osbourne's Rescheduled 2020 Tour

2019 has not been too kind to the Prince of Darkness. After he sustained injuries from a recent fall, Ozzy Osbourne was forced to postpone all of his dates for his "No More Tours 2" tour until February 2020 to allow himself to recover. Scheduled to open for Osbourne on his European tour was Judas...
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43 Years Ago: Judas Priest Reshapes British Metal with "Sad Wings of Destiny"

When Judas Priest released their debut album, Rocka Rolla , in 1974, they began to play their role in the new wave of British heavy metal bands that were destined to dominate the '70s and '80s. Then on March 23rd, 1976, they began to formulate their signature sound with the release of Sad Wings of...
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Rob Halford Confirms Judas Priest Is Working On A New Album

When Judas Priest released their 18th studio album Firepower in 2018, it burned up the charts by topping out at No. 5 in the US, the UK and Norway, No. 3 in Canada and Switzerland, No. 2 in Germany, and No. 1 in Sweden. Now, just over a year later, vocalist Rob Halford announced in an interview...
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Rob Halford Surprises Norman Reedus with His 'Walking Dead'-Inspired Jacket

In case you didn't know by now, The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus is a big fan of hard rock and heavy metal like Motörhead, Slayer and Judas Priest. As it turns out, Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford is also a fan of Norman Reedus' Walking Dead character Daryl Dixon. Halford is such a fan that...
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35 Years Ago, Judas Priest Releases "Defenders Of The Faith"

In the fall of 1983, after Screaming for Vengeance going platinum and a successful tour in support of the album, Judas Priest journeyed to Ibiza, Spain to start working on their follow-up album Defenders of the Faith. “35 years of DOTF! post your favorite songs maniacs” ------------power 2019 #...
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Judas Priest Allegedly Did "Horrendously" In The Rock Hall of Fame's Voting Committee

Despite being eligible since 1999, Judas Priest is one of the many bands that have continued to be snubbed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In an interview on the radio show Feedback , nominating committee member Alan Light offered some insight as to why Judas Priest went another year without...
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