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Rob Halford vs. Bobby Blitz – Greatest Metal Frontman, Round 1

Rob Halford vs. Bobby Blitz
Dave Etheridge-Barnes, Getty Images / Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Here we have two very different singers, but each is a master of their craft. Rob Halford has laid down some of the most devastating shrieks with Judas Priest while Bobby Blitz of Overkill ceases to age and sings with utmost conviction.

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Judas Priest, ‘The Ripper’ – Video of the Day

Glenn Tipton
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Legendary Judas Priest guitarist Glenn Tipton has hit the double-sixes, the boxcars, the almost-number of the beast! What we mean is that today (Oct. 25) is Tipton's 66th birthday. To celebrate the iconic shredder, we've named 'The Ripper' our Video of the Day!

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Filed Under: Category: Metal, News, Songs, Video of the Day, Videos

Kids Perform Judas Priest’s ‘Hell Patrol’ During School Halloween Festival – Best of YouTube

Kids Perform Judas Priest
YouTube: SFrockproject

Alright, it's a safe bet that none of us were this cool in elementary school. While everyone else was singing 'The Wheels on the Bus,' these kids were busy practicing some Judas Priest as part of the San Francisco Rock project.

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Filed Under: Category: Best of YouTube, Metal, Videos

Judas Priest’s Rob Halford to Make Animated Appearance on ‘The Simpsons’

Rob Halford
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

For many musicians, being transformed into a 'Simpsons' character is an honor outweighed only by a Nobel Prize. Many of rock and metal's most iconic figures have been turned yellow by 'Simpsons' animators, and Judas Priest singer Rob Halford is the latest to receive the cartoon treatment.

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Judas Priest and Rob Halford’s Former Manager Settle Legal Matters

Judas Priest
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Judas Priest and Rob Halford are rocking in harmony, but behind the scenes there had been some issues between the band's management and Halford's longtime rep John Baxter, who took legal action against the group claiming breach-of-contract. However, Law360.com reports that the two sides have settled their differences.

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K.K. Downing on Leaving Judas Priest: I Did Not Retire, I Quit

K.K. Downing
Bradley Kanaris, Getty Images

Former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing has been relatively quiet since his departure from the iconic heavy metal act in 2011. After 41 years of making heavy metal, Downing put down his axe and bid farewell to Judas Priest, which he recently addressed in a new interview.

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Video Rewind: Stone Temple Pilots, Nine Inch Nails, Judas Priest + Tool

Stone Temple Pilots
StoneTemplePilots.com

Loudwire has teamed up with Consequence of Sound's Rock It Out! Blog to bring you the biggest and best hard rock and heavy metal news all in one place! In this first video recap, we speak with Rock It Out! Blog's Sami Jarroush about Stone Temple Pilots, Nine Inch Nails, Judas Priest and Tool!

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Judas Priest Finish Writing New Album, Band Members Join Fantasy Camp Lineup

Judas Priest at The Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk

Metal fans rejoice! British titans Judas Priest have officially completed the writing process for their new album and have started the recording process, producing the album themselves. In addition to this good news, the band has also joined the ranks for the next edition of Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp, which already boasts a host of other metal gods like Zakk Wylde, Rudy Sarzo, Lita Ford and Vinny Appice.

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Five Finger Death Punch Discuss Jamming with Judas Priest’s Rob Halford

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Five Finger Death Punch took a bit of time to sit down before their recent Walmart Soundcheck performance. In this exclusive video, the five-some detailed the experience of working with legendary Judas Priest singer Rob Halford.

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Three Kids Sing Judas Priest in a Car – Best of YouTube

Judas Priest Kids
YouTube: Amanda Pulliam

Those family vacations spent stuck in a car for two days just got a whole lot better! Not content with the 'Wheels on the Bus' song, these three youngsters sing the Judas Priest classic '(Take These) Chains.' Seatbelts can get pretty uncomfortable after a fe

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Filed Under: Category: Best of YouTube, Funny, Metal, Videos

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