DevilStar Tease Cover Of Judas Priest’s “Beyond The Realms Of Death”

DevilStar, the all-star project founded by producer/guitarist Paul Crook (Meat Loaf, ex-Anthrax, etc.), have recorded a cover of Judas Priest’s “Beyond The Realms Of Death” to commemorate the 40th anniversary of “Stained Class.” The full track, which also features former Judas Priest members K.K. Downing, Ripper Owens, and Les Binks, along with Joey Vera (Armored Saint, etc.), will be released on June 1 and a teaser can be found below. Crook commented: “We all put in the love, making sure Priest fans wouldn’t be disappointed. K.K. was very vocal about this point. He had final say on the mix. I can’t wait for everyone to hear it”


Rights To 130 Judas Priest Songs Are Going Up For Sale Following K.K. Downing’s Failed Golf Dream

According to Billboard, K.K. Downing‘s share of the royalty rights for 130 Judas Priest songs, including “Breaking The Law,” “Living After Midnight,” “Painkiller,” etc., are going up for sale after Downing’s golf resort in Shropshire, England fell into administration (similar to Chapter 11 insolvency in the U.S.). The rights to these tracks reportedly generate about $340,000 to $400,000 a year. You can read more about all that over at Billboard.

Judas Priest Perform “Tyrant” Live For The First Time In 35 Years

Judas Priest wrapped up their spring “Firepower” tour in San Antonio, Texas on May 1, and during the show the group performed the “Sad Wings Of Destiny” track “Tyrant” live for the first time since 1983. You can see footage of that below:

In This Moment Premiere “Black Wedding” Music Video Feat. Judas Priest’s Rob Halford

In This Moment have premiered a new video for their song “Black Wedding.” The track and video both feature Judas Priest’s Rob Halford. The song appears on In This Moment’s latest album “Ritual.”

In This Moment Tease “Black Wedding” Video Feat. Judas Priest’s Rob Halford

In This Moment have posted a teaser for their upcoming video for “Black Wedding.” The track and video both feature Judas Priest’s Rob Halford. The song appears on In This Moment’s latest album “Ritual.”

Deep Purple & Judas Priest Announce North American Co-Headlining Tour

Deep Purple and Judas Priest have announced a North American co-headlining tour. You can see the dates for that run below.

Tour Dates:

08/21 Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
08/22 Chicago, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
08/24 Detroit, MI – Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill
08/25 Mt. Pleasant, MI – Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort
08/27 Hamilton, ON – FirstOntario Centre
08/29 Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
08/30 Quebec City, QC – Centre Videotron
09/01 Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
09/02 Bethel Woods, NY – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
09/05 Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Amphitheater
09/06 Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
09/08 Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
09/09 Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
09/11 Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
09/12 Jacksonville, FL – Daily’s Place
09/14 Atlanta, GA – Verizon Amphitheatre
09/16 Biloxi, MS – Mississippi Coast Coliseum
09/18 Kansas City, MO – Starlight Theatre
09/20 Welch, MN – Treasure Island Casino
09/21 Council Bluffs, IA – Harrah’s Council Bluffs
09/23 Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
09/26 San Diego, CA – Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
09/27 Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheatre
09/29 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
09/30 Wheatland, CA – Toyota Amphitheatre

Glenn Tipton Joins Judas Priest Onstage In San Francisco, California

During Judas Priest’s April 19 at The Warfield in San Francisco, California, the band were rejoined by guitarist Glenn Tipton for a three song encore featuring “Metal Gods,“ “Breaking The Law,” and “Living After Midnight.” This was Tipton’s third live performance since stepping away from touring due to his struggles with Parkinson’s Disease. He previously joined the band onstage during their April 15 show in Kent, Washington and during their March 20 concert in Newark, NJ.