Judas Priest to Release New Compilation Album Chosen by Metal Peers

Legendary British metallers Judas Priest are to release a new compilation album, but with a twist: The featured songs have been selected by the band’s friends and peers from the hard rock/metal community. Artists whose picks feature on The Chosen Few include: Ozzy Osbourne, Slash, Metallica’s James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor, Alice Cooper, guitarist Zakk Wylde, and Korn frontman Jonathan Davis. The album is set for release on October 11, with explanations given for all of the song choices featured. Full track-listing below:

01. “Diamonds and Rust” (1977) – chosen by Joe Elliott (Def Leppard)
02. “Dissident Aggressor” (1977) – chosen by Steve Vai and Geoff Tate (Queensrÿche)
03. “Exciter” (1978) – chosen by Accept
04. “Beyond the Realms of Death” (1978) – chosen by Lars Ulrich (Metallica)
05. “Delivering the Goods” (1979) – chosen by Kerry King (Slayer)
06. “The Green Manalishi” (with the Two-Pronged Crown) (1979) – chosen by David Coverdale (Whitesnake) and Randy Blythe (Lamb of God)
07. “The Ripper” (1979) – chosen by Ozzy Osbourne
08. “Victim of Changes” (1979) – chosen by James Hetfield (Metallica)
09. “Breaking the Law” (1980) – chosen by Lemmy (Motörhead)
10. “Rapid Fire” (1980) – chosen by Vinnie Paul (Pantera, Hellyeah)
11. “Grinder” (1980) – chosen by Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society)
12. “Living After Midnight” (1980) – chosen by Alice Cooper and Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath)
13. “Screaming for Vengeance” (1982) – chosen by Slash (Guns N’ Roses)
14. “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming” (1982) – chosen by Klaus Meine (Scorpions) & Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour)
15. “The Sentinel” (1984) – chosen by Chris Jericho (Fozzy)
16. “Turbo Lover” (1986) – chosen by Jonathan Davis (Korn)
17. “Painkiller” (1990) – chosen by Joe Satriani

 

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  • Leenie

    More musicians should do this.

  • Dxcg54

    Wow. I wish more bands did this. that is awesome. Judas Priest!!!!

  • Dxcg54

    Wow. I wish more bands did this. that is awesome. Judas Priest!!!!

  • Painkiller

    Hail to the gods