American Idol season 10 finalist James Durbin has been recording material for his debut album with Mötley Crüe guitarist Mick Mars. After Mars revealed, via Twitter, that he was in the studio with Durbin working on a “killer track,” Durbin responded with a picture of the pair and the following comment: “That’s right! That’s Mick [...]
American Idol season 10 finalist James Durbin–who performed on the show with Zakk Wylde and Judas Priest, exhorting viewers to “give metal a chance,” and is featured in the September/October issue of Revolver–is releasing his debut album in November on Wind-up Records. Titled Memories of a Beautiful Disaster and produced by Howard Benson (Papa Roach, [...]
American Idol season 10 finalist James Durbin–who performed on
As the resident metalhead on this year’s season of American Idol, James Durbin brought the soaring sound of Judas Priest to one of the biggest TV audiences in the country—advancing to the coveted Top 13 via his version of “You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’” and even performing with Priest themselves for the season’s blowout finale. [...]
The members of Judas Priest recently held a press conference—in advance of their show-stopping American Idol guest spot last night—to discuss the future of the band, and what guitarist K.K. Downing’s departure means for the band. Check out what they had to say below.
No, really. Watch the evidence after the jump.
Last night, Wednesday, April 13, Black Label Society frontman Zakk Wylde made a surprise appearance on American Idol, performing the Sammy Hagar classic “Heavy Metal” with Idol contestant James Durbin. You may remember Durbin as being the first American Idol contestant to ever sing a Judas Priest song on the show, when he belted out [...]
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