Rob Halford

40 Years Ago: Judas Priest Get Hell Bent For Greatness with 'Hell Bent For Leather'

The year was 1978. The bluesy, psychedelic influences of Jimi Hendrix, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath had paved the way for a new era of music. Denim was on its way out, and studded leather jackets were on their way in. And Judas Priest were leading the charge. On October 9th, 1978,...
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Judas Priest Considering New Replacement Guitarist For Glenn Tipton

Before Judas Priest kicked off their Firepower tour, they made the startling annoucement that longtime guitarist Glenn Tipton had stepped down from touring due to being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Filling in for him during their tour would be Firepower 's producer Andy Sneap. Now there's a...
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Judas Priest Launches Parkinson's Foundation In Honor Of Glenn Tipton

Judas Priest has announced the start of the "Glenn Tipton Parkinson's Foundation" which will raise funds for many Parkinson's-related charities in honor of guitarist Glenn Tipton, who had to step down from participating in the band's Firepower tour full-time due to his own battle with the disease...
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10 Isolated Rock Vocals That Will Give You Chills

We all know that rock is home to some of the greatest, most powerful vocalists in music history. Whether they are in a giant stadium singing to thousands, or if they are in a smaller local venue with a few hundred in attendance, everyone is paying attention. But to prove just how talented they are...
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Wendy Dio Gives Rob Halford A Ring That Used To Belong To Ronnie James Dio

Part of keeping the legacy of Ronnie James Dio alive doesn't just involve spreading the joy and power of his music, it's through sharing memories with those most dear. That's why his widow Wendy Dio, revealed on her Twitter page that gave Judas Priest's Rob Halford the ring she originally bought...
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Watch Glenn Tipton Make A Surprise Cameo With Judas Priest During New Jersey Concert

When it was revealed by Judas Priest that guitarist Glenn Tipton had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease , his role within the band was going to be limited. With the band's Firepower tour already underway, Tipton's ability to tour full-time was also in jeopardy. Judas Priest said in a statement...
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Judas Priest's Rob Halford Addresses Glenn Tipton's Departure

Fans of heavy metal Icons JUDAS PRIEST are still reeling from the recent announcement that longtime guitarist GLENN TIPTON will "step back" from the band due to the advancing effects of Parkinson's disease on his performing and playing.
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Judas Priest Guitarist Glenn Tipton Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease

In a shocking announcement made by Judas Priest, the band revealed that guitarist Glenn Tipton has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. In a statement released by the band on their Facebook page, Tipton's diagnosis will result in him having to miss a few dates on their upcoming "Firepower" tour...
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Judas Priest Unleash Blistering New Track "Firepower"

The heavy metal legends have released the title track from their new album, 'Firepower,' which drops March 9.
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Hear The Blazing New Title Track From Judas Priest's Upcoming Album "Firepower"

For four decades, Judas Priest has been setting eyes, ears and faces aflame with raw, untethered rock. Now with their 18th studio album Firepower ( due out Feb 18th ) under wraps, the band has released the title track with guns blazing. Listen to "Firepower" below! Video of Judas Priest - Firepower...
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