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Judas Priest Release ‘Breaking the Law’ Video From Upcoming ‘Battle Cry’ CD/DVD

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“Breaking the what? Breaking the what!?” One of the simplest yet most impactful heavy metal songs ever written, “Breaking the Law” is not just a Judas Priest anthem, but a fist-raising embodiment of the spirit of rebellion. A live staple and fan-favorite, the song is featured on the band’s forthcoming CD/DVD, Battle Cry and the video for “Breaking the Law” from the Wacken 2015 performance in Germany has just been unleashed!

The Metal God Rob Halford has been introducing “Breaking the Law” (video above) the same way for years, as described above, getting the 85,000 people in the crowd nice and noisy before tearing into the immortal opening riff. Judas Priest have been performing with a certain palpable intensity since adding guitarist Richie Faulkner, whose stage presence is remarkable. Halford, who is now 64, hasn’t missed a step and even adds some high screams into the song, which is traditionally delivered with a gritty vocal effort.

The DVD portion of Battle Cry boasts the entire 17 song concert from Priest while the CD contains 15 cuts to all fit onto one disc. Other hits include “Jawbreaker,” “Beyond the Realms of Death,” “Painkiller” and more. The release will be out on March 25 and will be available on Blu-ray as well. The DVD and Blu-ray will feature three bonus tracks, “Screaming for Vengeance,” “The Rage” and “Desert Plains” taken from a Dec. 10, 2015 show in Gdansk, Poland.

Judas Priest are expected to continue work on the successor to Redeemer of Souls as the band has reportedly been “raring to go” with Halford stating, “I’m sure there’ll be another Priest record in the not-too-distant metal future.”

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