Contact Us

K.K. Downing

Judas Priest’s Glenn Tipton: After K.K. Downing Left, I Truly Thought We Were Finished

Glenn Tipton
Bradley Kanaris, Getty Images

Despite Priest's active and rejuvenated status, guitarist Glenn Tipton reveals that he truly thought the band was dead after Downing's exit.

Read More

Filed Under: , , Category: Metal, News

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.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: Metal, News

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.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: Metal, News

Former Judas Priest Guitarist K.K. Downing Talks Collaboration With Geoff Tate’s Queensryche

K.K. Downing
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing recently took to his official blog to write about his personal contribution to Geoff Tate's Queensryche's new album, 'Frequency Unknown.' Much criticism and controversy is currently whirling around the head of Tate, and Downing addresses his reasoning for the new collaboration, along with a funny story about nearly being killed by a couch.

Read More

Former Judas Priest Guitarist K.K. Downing Returns to Music as a Promoter

K.K. Downing
Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images

Guitarist K.K. Downing may have officially retired from Judas Priest in 2011, but the rocker apparently isn't one to stray too far from the stage. After spending time in the last few years pursuing various business opportunities, Downing is returning to the music scene as a promoter.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: Metal, News

Former Judas Priest Guitarist K.K. Downing Thriving With New Golf Venture

KK Downing
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Fans holding out hope that retired Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing might find himself missing the stage and return to the band should probably put that notion to bed. Downing, who gave up his career with Judas Priest to focus on his love for golf and developing a multi-million dollar sporting complex complete with luxury hotel and world class golf course, seems to be pretty happy with his current venture.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: News

Ex-Judas Priest Guitarist K.K. Downing To Develop Luxury Hotel + Sporting Complex

KK Downing
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

While Judas Priest fans are still missing the presence of longtime guitarist K.K. Downing since his departure from the band last April, Downing is moving into the next stage of his career which will now center around developing a multi-million dollar sporting complex that will include a luxury hotel with a spa, indoor swimming pool and restaurant in addition to his world class golf course.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: News

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://loudwire.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Loudwire quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Loudwire quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!