Judas Priest

Judas Priest

Judas Priest are pioneers of the Heavy Metal genre, and arguably created the "Metal" look. Priest were one of the bands that helped spur the heavy metal genres evolution by discarding most of its blues influence and created a "metallic" sound which inspired generations of metal bands to come. Judas Priest were one of the first heavy metal bands and are considered one of the most influential bands in the genre, helping the evolution of speed and thrash metal in the 80s.

Vintage Magazines with Judas Priest

Screamer Magazine September 1990

Screamer Magazine September 1990
Issue: September 1990. Featuring: Anthrax. Also Included Every Mother's Nightmare, Queensryche, Vixen, Annihilator, Cry Wolf, Mother Love Bone, Savatage, Shy England, Yngwie Malmsteen and Much More.

Screamer Magazine October 1988

Screamer Magazine October 1988
Issue: October 1988. Featuring: Ratt. Also Included Femme Fatale, Jetboy, Britton, Overkill and Much More.

Screamer Magazine April 1988

Screamer Magazine April 1988
Issue: April 1988. Featuring: Great White. Also Included Faster Pussycat, White Lion, D'Molls, Silent Rage, Hans Naughty and Much More.

Articles with Judas Priest


  Who doesn’t like to learn about the stories behind our favorite rock songs from throughout the years? We all do! In the just-released book, Facts on Tracks: Stories Behind 100 Rock Classics, author/journalist Greg Prato is prepared to guide readers through 100 bona fide classic songs from a multitude of rock genres – heavy… Read more »

Watch: Judas Priest Unleash Music Video For “No Surrender”

Judas Priest’s latest studio album, Firepower, was released March 9, 2018, via Epic Records. Co-produced by Tom Allom and Andy Sneap, the 14-track album has become one of the most successful of the band’s entire career – landing in the “top-5” of 17 countries (including their highest chart placement ever in the U.S.), and scoring their highest… Read more »


Leather Leone, Chastain’s ripping, roaring female throat of the ‘80s and early ‘90s blasts speakers with her second solo release, II.  The sonic, guttural, gravel licking rasp that made her a microphone reaping presence continues, blasting through 11 new tracks.  Like the Cruella de Vil of metal, Leather has been compared to powerhouses Dio, Bruce… Read more »

Deep Purple and Judas Priest Announce Summer Co-Headline Tour

Legends will collide late this summer when Deep Purple and Judas Priest embark on a co-headlining North American tour.  Produced by Live Nation, the outing will kick off August 21 in Cincinnati, OH and visit 25 cities across the U.S. and Canada before wrapping September 30 in Wheatland, California.   Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday,… Read more »

JUDAS PRIEST – Firepower

British metal legends Judas Priest are set to release album 18, Firepower, March 9.  The leather-clad legends are still cranking out new, heavy, valid metal.  With a 40-year library of classic albums, not many bands can say they were part of metal’s formation. Lightning Strike and Firepower are the first tastes of new electricity from… Read more »

Judas Priest Unleash Title Track From ‘Firepower’

The buzz surrounding legendary metal band Judas Priest’s forthcoming album, ‘Firepower,’ is undeniably growing louder – on the strength of the video clip for the track “Lightning Strike,” as well as many of the attractive/limited edition purchasing options made available for fans via PledgeMusic already being sold out. And it will soon reach a fever pitch… Read more »


One of heavy metal’s most legendary acts will be hitting the road in 2018 in support of their new studio album, ‘Firepower.’ The ‘Judas Priest: Firepower 2018 Tour’ will kick off on March 13th in Pennsylvania, and wrap up on May 1st in Texas.  The new album (which was produced by Andy Sneap and Tom… Read more »

JUDAS PRIEST – Judas Priest: Road to Valhalla – mobile game

Sony Music Entertainment and legendary heavy metal band Judas Priest have announced the release of Judas Priest: Road to Valhalla, a new mobile game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, is now available in the App Store. The app is a joint collaboration between Judas Priest, Sony Music Entertainment, Trinifold Management LLC UK and Babaroga, a leading mobile game studio. The… Read more »

Judas Priest- Fueled For Life 30 Years Later

For those that were too young to remember or not around yet, the ’80s was largely known and celebrated as a time of decadence, debauchery and decibels.  MTV was born, the Sunset Strip scene ruled L.A. and Judas Priest cranked out six fist raising, foot stomping, riff slamming albums.  The monumental British Steel started the… Read more »


The ‘80s saw Judas Priest put out six records, from the iconic British Steel to Ram It Down.  The band covered in leather that bled adrenaline and sweat with power chords and razor-teethed riffs experimented with synthesizers on their 10th album, Turbo. To some fans it was just an odd misstep and sign of the… Read more »

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