Sunday, May 22 2011
Put as simply -- and starkly -- as possible, many beautiful babies were thrown out with the bath water by hidebound critics who were content to sniffingly dismiss the more ambitious (pretentious!) works that certain bands were putting out as a matter of course in the early-to-mid-‘70s.
Thursday, February 10 2011
What does it mean to be rocked? Often, it's just best to let the music overtake you.
Thursday, July 29 2010
Greatest hits albums don't offer much that's exciting to longtime fans. Greatest live hits albums offer even less, especially for fans of a band with as much recorded live material as Judas Priest.
Tuesday, June 17 2008
Part rousing classic metal, part Andrew Lloyd Webber hokum, this is a mixed bag to say the least.
Tuesday, February 26 2008
Galgberget is nothing revolutionary, but it's full of heart and commitment.
Thursday, June 22 2006
In the early 1980s, Judas Priest's brand of metal was punk for most Americans, the music you played to give the finger to the mainstream.
Thursday, December 1 2005
Do you wanna go, wanna go, wanna go Hot Rockin'? Come on, admit it, you do.
Thursday, March 3 2005
Rob Halford's first Judas Priest album in 15 years marks a return to the band's classic early '80s sound.
Sunday, August 8 2004
Over the course of 30 years, the mighty Priest has had an eventful journey as metal gods, with more than their share of peaks and valleys: they went from being regarded as metal progenitors, to a worldwide commercial success, scorned for being shameless sellouts, accused by witless parents of convincing kids to kill themselves, and coming out from it all as triumphant heroes.