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Would Rob Halford like to be in the ‘Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame’? No… He’d LOVE to. Proof:
“I would love to be in the Hall Of Fame.” – Rob Halford
Full interview here.
I’m not one of those guys who criticizes award shows or other ceremonies for giving or not giving awards or honors. But let’s just say there are a lot of bands in the Hall of Fame that don’t deserve to be there before Priest.
Not that it matters too much, I don’t think you have anything to gain by being there, but a lot of people see it as a rite of passage of sorts so why not?
As a huge metal fan, I am surely a huge Judas Priest fan. Well the two are synonymous after all, because JP are in fact one of the very founders or our genre and not all metalheads today realize just how much they owe to Priest for their favorite bands sound!
It may have been Black Sabbath who introduced the world to dark / doom metal, but It was Judas Priest who were the first mainstream act to have the “Heavy” guitar double attack, they were the first along with Motörhead to bring the biker image to metal with the leathers and Rob’s Harley becoming a stage mascot. So even if you have never really gotten into this band, its well worth giving them a try and at least having something of theirs in your collection, because without them, there would simply not be the sounds that we know and love today and they have done some great songs through the decades.
Kill your pain! This song is so badass, it just skipped a day.
Ever wondered what Judas Priest‘s rig was like during their Epitaph tour? Well, me neither, but watch the video, dammit.
Another one after the jump.
You’d think the godfather of metal would be against a karaoke show like American Idol… But apparently not… Quite the contrary
“It was really special to be invited to that great show — and we call it a great show, because the essence of it is really important — it’s just a nice, big strong way to introduce new vocal talent to America.“
Read full article here.
You know, I want to make a gay joke or something, but I agree. The show is cheesy, but it is ultimately making people care a bit more about music, and a bit more about vocal talent, so it’s not a bad concept — just a bad show.
I did kinda defend the show earlier this year, so you might want to read that article. It involves another metal legend.