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Ryan J. Downey is a regular contributor to MTV News, Alternative Press, MovieWeb and Loudwire. His writing has appeared in Decibel, Circus, Metal Maniacs and more. He's worked as writer, reporter, producer and host for MTV, MSNBC, IFC and Current. He has also appeared on programs on Fuse, VH1 and more. He's the founder of an artist management company representing a handful of bands.

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Judas Priest Assemble ‘The Chosen Few’ With Help From Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne + More

Judas Priest have influenced generations of heavy metal bands. Heck, Anthrax even named a song 'Judas Priest' on their forthcoming album, 'Worship Music.' So when it came time to assemble a new definitive collection of classic material, who better than guys like Metallica and Slash to pick the tracks?

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