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Judas Priest Guitarist Richie Faulkner Recalls First Rehearsals

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Richie Faulkner is not a household metal name yet, but he is the guitarist who stepped into replace K.K. Downing in Judas Priest. Those are massive boots to fill, but Faulkner, who also played with Lauren Harris, the daughter of Iron Maiden bassist Steve, is taking it all in stride. With this sort of pedigree, Richie Faulkner is a name that will become even more familiar to headbangers.

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Rob Halford Talks Touring and Upcoming Judas Priest Album

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Rob Halford Chats With Full Metal Jackie

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Rob Halford’s Ex-Manager Files $50 Million Lawsuit Against Singer and Judas Priest

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Rob Halford's former manager John Baxter to Judas Priest and their management: You've got another thing comin'.

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Rob Halford Shares His Views on the PMRC and Censorship

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During our recent interview with Judas Priest about the band's new compilation 'The Chosen Few' and upcoming album, we also asked frontman Rob Halford for his thoughts on the now defunct Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC) and the infamous subliminal message accusations against Priest. Halford passionately and energetically addressed the past incidents while sharing his current beliefs on censorship in the entertainment industry. Here is how he answered our questions on that topic:

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Judas Priest Defend ‘American Idol’ Appearance on ‘Headbangers Ball’

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Many metalheads maligned Judas Priest for appearing on 'American Idol' last spring to perform with the show's resident rocker James Durbin. Even Slayer's Kerry King was shocked that Priest went so mainstream. However, in a recent sit down with 'Headbangers Ball' host Jose Mangin, Rob Halford and Glenn Tipton reveal they considered 'Idol' a golden opportunity not just for them but for the metal genre.

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Watch Rob Halford Discussing ‘The Chosen Few’

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Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford recently sat down and discussed the most recent addition to the Priest discography, 'The Chosen Few.' Posted on the official Judas Priest YouTube page, the wailing legend speaks about the concept of 'The Chosen Few' and his personal friendships with the bands that contributed to it.

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Judas Priest’s Rob Halford and Ian Hill Talk ‘Chosen Few,’ Upcoming Album + More

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Rob Halford and Ian Hill Talk All Things Judas Priest

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Judas Priest Answer Loudwire Readers’ Questions

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Judas Priest Answer Questions From Our Readers

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Judas Priest’s Glenn Tipton: We Have One or Two Albums Left in Us

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British metal icons Judas Priest are out on the U.S. run on of their Epitaph Tour, and the tour reaches Japan in 2012. In an interview with ClassicRockRevisited.com, guitarist Glenn Tipton talked about the massive tour, their new guitarist Richie Faulkner and the future of the band.

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Judas Priest, ‘The Chosen Few’ – Album Review

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As Judas Priest rampage across North America on their "farewell" world tour, Sony/Legacy releases what is perhaps the ultimate tribute to the legendary metal gods—'The Chosen Few,' a collection of 17 choice Priest cuts handpicked by peers like Ozzy Osbourne, Pantera's Vinnie Paul, Slayer's Kerry King, Korn's Jonathan Davis and more who have felt the influence of frontman Rob Halford & Co. during their nearly 40-year career.

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