Dissident aggressors Judas Priest are working on a new album to follow Redeemer Of Souls (2014) and guitarist Richie Faulkner was recently interviewed by Sweetwater editorial director Mitch Gallagher during "Making Hard Rock Look Easy", a three-day recording master class which was held October 20-22 at Sweetwater's campus in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The band has been in the studio working on new songs but the actual recording will begin in January. The album is expected in 2017.
Two years after their return with Redeemer Of Souls, iconic heavy metallers Judas Priest aren't resting anytime soon. The wheels keep on turning and the plan is to start working on new song ideas soon, according to guitarist Richie Faulkner. On March 25th, the band will release the concert film and live CD Battle Cry but they are already thinking about and preparing the band's next step.
English heavy metal icons Judas Priest will release a new live album/DVD/Blu-ray this year. Entitled Battle Cry, it will be available on March 25th, 2016 and was recorded live on August 1st, 2015 at Germany's Wacken Open Air festival in front of an audience of 85,000 people. It shall be available on a 15-track CD, with the entire show on Blu-ray and DVD (running over 94 minutes), as well as digital audio and video formats. The DVD and Blu-ray also contains three bonus tracks shot in Poland on December 10th, 2015 at The Ergo Arena, Gdańsk, Poland. The setlist features a few songs from their latest album Redeemer Of Souls and many classics as well.
Knotfest is returning to San Bernardino, California this October. The festival curated by Slipknot now in its third year has announced many of the performers already and it will take place on October 23rd (pre-party), 24th, 25th, 2015 on five stages. The biggest names confirmed so far apart from Slipknot of course, are Judas Priest, Korn, Mastodon, At The Gates, Cannibal Corpse and many more. See all the details below.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of one of Judas Priest's best albums: Defenders Of The Faith. On March 9th 2015, a newly expanded 3CD version of the heavy metallers 1984 album Defenders Of The Faith will be unleashed. This special 30th Anniversary Edition includes the original ten-track album, fully remastered and a complete live recording from the Defenders tour, recorded at the Long Beach Arena in California on 5th May, 1984.
Currently on tour in North America in support of their new album War Eternal, Arch Enemy will be releasing a 7" split with Kreator, who are direct support on the run. Arch Enemy, now fronted by Alissa White-Gluz, covered the Judas Priest classic "Breaking The Law" for this special release. To hear their version of the track, just click play on the Soundcloud player available below.
Heavy metal icons Judas Priest will be unleashing their 17th studio album overall, Redeemer Of Souls, next month, and Priest will be touring the US in the fall, with dates running throughout October and for most of November. Steel Panther will be the special guests for all the dates. Recently, the band has also released previews of two other new tracks: "Metalizer" and "Battle Cry". You can check them out below as well.
After several snippets of new songs, Judas Priest finally give us today another full new song from Redeemer Of Souls. The heavy metallers just premiered "Dragonaut" which is also the song that opens the album. All you have to do is click play on the video available below and enjoy the song.
Judas Priest just revealed today another preview of a new song from Redeemer Of Souls. This time, you can listen below to a sample of "Dragonaut". In the last few days, the band also revealed previews of the songs "Crossfire" and "Halls Of Valhalla", which you can also hear here now if you still haven't.
Today you get to listen to Judas Priest's second single off Redeemer Of Souls, their long-awaited new album which follows Nostradamus. The band already released a snippet of the song "March Of The Damned" but now you can enjoy it in full. Just click play on the YouTube clip available below which also features an introduction from guitarist Glenn Tipton. Are you pleased with the song?
It turns out that the artwork revealed by Judas Priest so far was just for the single Redeemer Of Souls as today the heavy metal legends unveil the full cover art that will grace their new album of the same name. Just yesterday, the band released a preview of their new song "March Of The Damned." Take a look at the shiny album cover art here.
After releasing the first single of their new Redeemer Of Souls album recently, today Judas Priest lifts the veil on another new song to be featured on the album. This one is called "March Of The Damned" and you can hear a snippet of it on the video below. Don't forget that the forthcoming album Redeemer Of Souls will be available on July 14th in the UK and July 15th in the US.
British metal legends Judas Priest start this week with a bang. They have unveiled the artwork for their upcoming new album, Redeemer Of Souls which is set for a July 11th-16th release in various territories throughout the world. In addition to the revealing of the album title and artwork, the band have also released the title track for listening on their official website. The artwork and the new track are found below.