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Judas Priest
Judas Priest onstage in Moline, Illinois.
Background information
Origin The Black Country, England
Genres Heavy metal
Speed metal
Hard Rock
Years active 1969-present
Members
Rob Halford
Glenn Tipton
Richie Faulkner
Ian Hill
Scott Travis
Past members
Including:
K. K. Downing
Al Atkins
Les Binks
Dave Holland
Tim 'Ripper' Owens

Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band. They formed in The Black Country, England in 1969. They are famous for having two guitar players, named Glenn Tipton and K.K. Downing. The singer, Rob Halford, left the band in the early 1990s because of problems with the other people in the band. He went back to the band in 2003.

On 7 December 2010, the band said they would play their last concert tour during 2011, But they are still a band, and have made a new album called Redeemer of Souls.


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