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Judas Priest vs. Iron Maiden – Classic Cage Match

Judas Priest vs Iron Maiden
Columbia / EMI

Judas Priest have made it two-for-two in their Classic Cage Match competitions. The band's 1980 single, 'Breaking the Law,' just took out Ozzy Osbourne's 'Crazy Train' to see another Classic Cage Match day. The song, with its driving guitar and in-your-face Rob Halford vocals, has become a metal staple over the years and will now move on to face another standout track from 1980.

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Judas Priest vs. Ozzy Osbourne – Classic Cage Match

Judas Priest vs Ozzy Osbourne
Columbia / Epic

It was a tight battle, but Judas Priest's 'Breaking the Law' emerged victorious over the returning champ, Motorhead's 'Ace of Spades,' in the latest Classic Cage Match. The hard-driving riffs of the 1980 classic alongside Rob Halford's very distinctive vocals have made 'Breaking the Law' a metal anthem over the years. But how will the song do against another '80s metal powerhouse?

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Motorhead vs. Judas Priest – Classic Cage Match

Motorhead vs Judas Priest
Mercury / Columbia

Motorhead are moving on, claiming victory over AC/DC in the last Classic Cage Match. The band's 1980 anthem 'Ace of Spades' emerged victorious, besting 'Back in Black' in a match-up of iconic rock songs. But do Lemmy and crew have what it takes to keep their Classic Cage Match streak alive?

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Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Talks Ronnie James Dio, ‘Man on the Silver Mountain’ + More

Rob Halford
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Judas Priest's Rob Halford was the recipient of the 'Man on the Silver Mountain' award Monday night (March 17) at the 3rd Annual Ronnie James Dio Awards and Loudwire was there to catch the festivities.

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Rob Halford: New Judas Priest Album Is ‘Finished’ and ‘F—ing Heavy’

Rob Halford
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

We caught up with Rob Halford on the red carpet of the 3rd Annual Ronnie James Dio Awards on Monday (March 17) in Los Angeles. The Judas Priest singer was on hand to receive the Man on the Silver Mountain Award for helping to raise awareness of the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund.

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‘The Simpsons’ Makes Amends for Calling Judas Priest ‘Death Metal’

The Simpsons Judas Priest
FOX

Judas Priest recently became the latest act to make a cameo on the long-running animated FOX series, 'The Simpsons,' but not everyone was chuckling when the episode made reference to the legendary band as "death metal."

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‘Death Metal’ Band Judas Priest Perform on ‘The Simpsons’ [Watch]

Judas Priest on 'The Simpsons'
Fox / JudasPriest.com

Last night, 'The Simpsons' paid homage to British heavy metal legends Judas Priest by immortalizing them as animated character's in the show's ever-growing list of guest stars. Priest were given a yellow makeover and featured on 'Steal This Episode' performing a unique version of their hit 'Breaking the Law,' and their brief appearance can be seen above in case you missed it.

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See the First Images of Judas Priest’s Rob Halford on ‘The Simpsons’

Judas Priest on 'The Simpsons'
Fox / JudasPriest.com

As we reported back in October, Judas Priest singer Rob Halford will go from being the Metal God to the Yellow God as he gets a new look courtesy of the hit cartoon show 'The Simpsons.' Plenty of musicians have been featured on the long-running show, but rarely do metalheads get a bonus treat when watching the long-running animated series. The payoff will come this Sunday, Jan. 5, at 8PM ET on Fox in the episode titled 'Steal This Episode,' and the first images (above and below) of the animated Halford and Priest have been unveiled.

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Megadeth vs. Judas Priest – Classic Cage Match

Megadeth vs Judas Priest
Capitol / Columbia

Megadeth just keep rolling through the Classic Cage Match. After victories over Slayer's 'Raining Blood' and Metallica's 'Master of Puppets' with their song 'Peace Sells,' Megadeth just added to their win streak as their 1990 track 'Holy Wars … The Punishment Due' defeated Pantera's 'Domination.'

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Judas Priest Confirm 2014 Release for New Album

Judas Priest
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

British metal legends Judas Priest want to wish their fans a very merry Christmas, and they did so by sharing some of the best news Priest fans could hope for. In the band's Christmas message, Judas Priest confirmed that a new album will see the light of day in 2014!

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