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K.K. Downing Reveals Instances Where He Might Return to Judas Priest

Former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing made his exit from the band, but he says there are a couple of instances where he would be enticed to return.

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Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner Wasn’t Nervous Replacing K.K. Downing, Talks New Album

With some big shoes to fill, Judas Priest's Richie Faulkner wasn't nervous replacing K.K. Downing and discussed the possibility of another Priest record.

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YouTube: KKDowningSteelMill

Former Judas Priest Guitarist K.K. Downing Plays ‘Before the Dawn’ Solo + Improvises Shredding

Former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing uploaded a video playing the solo from 'Before the Dawn' before he broke into some insane improvised shredding.

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K.K. Downing on Leaving Judas Priest: ‘I Wasn’t Happy With the Band’s Live Performance’

K.K. Downing talks about leaving Judas Priest and the band's current lineup.

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Former Judas Priest Guitarist K.K. Downing Launches ‘Metal for Men’ Fragrance

Former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing has launched a new fragrance line.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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