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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

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

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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Five Finger Death Punch Talk Current Hit ‘Lift Me Up’ Featuring Rob Halford in New Webisode

Five Finger Death Punch
Prospect Park

As Five Finger Death Punch near the finish line to the release date for ‘Volume 1’ of their forthcoming double-album 'The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell,’ the band is getting fans pumped up with the latest edition of their new webisode series that walks through the songs track-by-track.

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Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Talks ‘Epitaph’ DVD, Upcoming Album, Five Finger Death Punch + More

Judas Priest
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Legendary Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. Halford spoke all about the band’s new concert DVD, ‘Epitaph,’ as well as the band’s plans for a new studio album. He also spoke about his journey as a vocalist with Judas Priest, as well as his collaboration with Fiver Finger Death Punch on the single ‘Lift Me Up.’ If you missed Full Metal Jackie’s show, check out her interview with Rob Halford below:

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Former Judas Priest Guitarist K.K. Downing Helps Local Bands With New Promotions Venture

KK Downing
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

After more than two years away from the legendary Judas Priest, guitarist K.K. Downing has become a concert promoter. With the goal in mind of helping young bands reach the heights of iconic acts such as Judas Priest, Downing has created The Future of Heavy Metal promotions.

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