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.
As previously reported, longtime Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing officially retired from the band yesterday, right before the band was to embark on their final world tour. At the time, no official reason had been given for his departure. Since then, however, the former Priest guitarist has issued the following statement: “Dear friends, It is […]
Judas Priest have just announced that original guitarist K.K. Downing has made the decision to retire from the band ahead of what was to be their final tour. The official statement from the band reads: “It is with regret that Judas Priest announce that K.K. Downing has formally retired from the band and will therefore […]