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Judas Priest
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Group Members Ian Hill
Rob Halford
Glenn Tipton
Scott Travis
Richie Faulkner
Past Group Members Al Atkins
Alan Moore
John Hinch
Les Binks
Dave Holland
Tim "Ripper" Owens
K. K. Downing
Music Genre (Text) Heavy metal
Music Genre Hard Rock
Origin Birmingham, England, UK
Year(s) Active 1969–present
Record Label Sony
Official Websites judaspriest.com
Associated Acts Fight
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Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. The band has sold over 45 million albums to date. MTV ranked them the second greatest metal band of all time. Despite an innovative and pioneering body of work in the latter half of the 1970s, the band struggled with indifferently-produced records, repeated changes of drummer and a lack of major commercial success or attention until 1980, when they adopted a more simplified sound on the album British Steel, which helped shoot them to rock superstar status. In 1989, they were named as defendants in an unsuccessful lawsuit alleging that subliminal messages on the song "Better By You, Better Than Me" had caused the suicide attempts of two young men.

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1980 Judas Priest: Breaking the Law -
2015 Drugaí Marú II -
2015 Copycat -
2014 Somewhere Over the Rainbow -
2013 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone -
2013 Metalhead -
2013 Dampfnudelblues -
2012 Revolution -
2011 Bad Teacher -
2011 Metal Evolution -
2011 Chikara JoshiMania Night I -


473 Songs »
1 Breaking The Law 1987
2 Painkiller 1990
3 Living After Midnight
4 You've Got Another Thing Comin' 1982
5 Electric Eye 1987
6 Night Crawler 1990
7 Metal Gods 1987
8 Turbo Lover 1986
9 A Touch Of Evil 1990
10 Hell Patrol 1990
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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