Sci-fi podcast To the Manor Borne by Robots have posted a special Christmas podcast, which features none other than the Metal God himself, Rob Halford, narrating a story titled ‘Fronsty the Snowman.” As Halford explains at the beginning of the story, Fronsty is “Frosty’s stupid country cousin.” The To the Manor Borne by Robots website […]
Just because it’s Christmas time, that doesn’t mean you’re automatically destined for another year of watching the Yule log on TV as grandpa listens to Bing Crosby croon “Silent Night.” Instead, try out these ten metal-approved Christmas songs and get your holiday started right. 1. King Diamond – “No Presents for Christmas” Released in December 1985, […]
Duets are a mainstay in popular music, but they don’t always have to feature two singers getting all sappy on a big power ballad. In particular in hard rock and heavy metal, singers can join forces to up the throat-shredding factor, make things get a little weird…or, every once in a while, get all sappy […]
On March 10, 2015, the mighty Judas Priest will be releasing an expanded three-CD version of their classic 1984 album, Defenders of the Faith. The package will include the original ten-track album (remastered by producer Tom Allom), as well as two discs featuring the complete live recording of their May 5, 1984 performance at California’s […]
In our continuing series of isolated vocal takes from some of heavy music’s best singers, here are the vocals only for Judas Priest’s “Painkiller,” as delivered by the Metal God himself Rob Halford. Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments. For more isolated vocals, check out: Corey Taylor’s […]
Yesterday would have been the Pantera guitarist’s 48th birthday. Here, his longtime friend remembers him
See Priest live at the first-ever Louder than Life festivals October 4-5 in Louisville, Kentucky!
Rob Halford, Cristina Scabbia, and Morbid Angel’s David Vincent Pick Their Favorite Songs off Pantera’s ‘Cowboys from Hell’
Twenty-four years ago on this day, July 24, Pantera released their fifth album, Cowboys from Hell. This landmark album contained now-classic songs such as “Primal Concrete Sledge,” “Cemetery Gates,” “Domination,” “Psycho Holiday,” and the ripping title-track. Here, Rob Halford of Judas Priest, Cristina Scabbia of Lacuna Coil and David Vincent of Morbid Angel talk about […]
Heavy-metal legends Judas Priest are streaming their new album, ‘Redeemer of Souls’, right now on iTunes Radio. Listen to it here. The album will be out July 8 via Epic Records. Also, check out some of the song preview videos here, where band members discuss the tracks.
Video: Five Finger Death Punch Accept the Song of the Year Award, Presented by Randall Amplifiers, at the Revolver Golden Gods
The 2014 Revolver Golden Gods went down a little over a month ago, and the VH1 Classic highlights special just premiered last weekend. Unfortunately, not all of the action from the four-hour award show could make the hour-and-a-half special–so over the next few days, we’ll be posting exclusive video from the show that hasn’t been […]