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Halford Credits 'Coming Out' With Helping Change Rock Fans' Views

JUDAS PRIEST frontman ROB HALFORD is adamant he helped change some rock fans' views of homosexuality after he 'came out' in 1998, but insists there's "still a lot of issues to be addressed".The rocker came...

Judas Priest Announce Final Tour

Rockers JUDAS PRIEST are preparing to hit the road for the band's last ever world tour next year (11).The heavy metal legends, who formed in 1969 and have sold 40 million albums, announced on Tuesday...

Cee Lo Green's Rock Image

Cee Lo Green wanted to look 'heavy metal' by wearing spikes when he was younger. The 'Forget You' soul singer said his early taste was very eclectic, and that he wanted to emulate the look...

Halford Demands School Officials Do More To Fight Teen Bullying

JUDAS PRIEST frontman ROB HALFORD has waded into the bullying debate - he's demanding school officials do more to educate youngsters about the dangers of taunting their peers.Teen bullying has hit headlines in the U.S....

Halford: 'Arizona Lawmakers Are Racist'

JUDAS PRIEST frontman ROB HALFORD has become the latest celebrity to protest Arizona's controversial new immigration laws, insisting the legislation is "racist".The rocker is a part-time Phoenix resident and he's appalled by the new law,...

Motley Crue And Halford Join Ozzy For Ozzfest 2010

OZZY OSBOURNE's Ozzfest is back after a year off with the rocker, MOTLEY CRUE and JUDAS PRIEST star ROB HALFORD teaming up to headline six shows in North America.The six-city Ozzfest 2010 tour will begin...

Drew Barrymore Praises Brave Ricky

Drew Barrymore has praised Ricky Martin for coming out as gay.The actress was one of many famous faces to rally around the singer - who revealed his sexuality last month - at the 21st annual...

Lemmy & Halford Named Golden Gods Top Honourees

MOTORHEAD star LEMMY and JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD are to be honoured with top prizes at the second annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards in April (10).Ace of Spades singer Lemmy will be the 2010 recipient...

Halford Gets Festive With Christmas Album

JUDAS PRIEST star ROB HALFORD has joined the early Christmas rush by announcing plans to challenge the likes of STING and BOB DYLAN in the charts this festive season (09).The heavy rocker will release his...

Coverdale Scraps Whitesnake Shows Over Throat Pain

Rockers WHITESNAKE have quit their U.S. tour with JUDAS PRIEST to allow singer DAVID COVERDALE to recover from throat problems.The Here I Go Again singer visited a throat specialist after experiencing pain during a show...

Halford Founds Record Label

JUDAS PRIEST frontman ROB HALFORD has launched his own record label.The heavy rocker plans to spot and promote up-and-coming metal bands using Metal God Records. Halford tells MetalHammer.co.uk, "It's been a long desire of mine...

Judas Priest Star To Turn Estate Into Five-star Golf Course

JUDAS PRIEST star K.K. DOWNING is to turn the Shropshire estate he bought in 1985 into a top new golf course. The guitarist bought stately Astbury Hall near Bridgnorth over 20 years ago and set about...

Coldplay Leads Brits Nominated For Grammies

Coldplay has been nominated in seven different categories at this year's Grammy awards including record of the year.The British band are one of 12 acts nominated for the music industry's most prestigious award. A British...

By on 06 December 2008

Judas Priest Praying For First Grammy To Mark Anniversary Year

British metal veterans JUDAS PRIEST are praying for their first Grammy Award in February (09), on what will be the band's 35th anniversary. The Breaking the Law hitmakers have been nominated for two prizes at...

Metal Hammer Reveals Award Finalists

JUDAS PRIEST, IRON MAIDEN and BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have picked up nominations for this year's (08) Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards. The bands will go head-to-head in the Best U.K. Band category at the...

Owen Auditions New Bandmates In Ohio Club

Former JUDAS PRIEST frontman TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS is forming a new band with the winners of a nightclub music battle in Ohio. The rocker is looking to recruit a bass player, a guitarist and a...

Heavy Rock Designer Creates High-end Women's Clothing Line

The man behind BON JOVI, METALLICA, JUDAS PRIEST and BLACK SABBATH's 'style' is to launch a new women's clothing line. Ray Brown, who created stage outfits for Priest's Rob Halford and heavy rock guitar greats...

Even Spread At Kerrang! Awards

There was an even spread of award winners at this years Kerrang! awards at the Brewery in London.US emo rockers My Chemical Romance and Fall Out Boy all scooped a gong, as did St Albans...

By on 24 August 2007

Plant Tops Heavy Metal Vocalists List

Former LED ZEPPELIN star ROBERT PLANT has been named heavy metal's top frontman in a new magazine poll. The KASHMIR singer claimed the top spot in Hit Parader's Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists. AEROSMITH's...

Godsmack Singer Defends Military Ad Music

GODSMACK frontman SULLY ERNA has hit out at a reporter who questioned his band's decision to allow two of its songs to be used for US Navy recruiting commercials. The singer became irritated during a...

Rock Icons Saluted At Vh1 Show

QUEEN, DEF LEPPARD, KISS and JUDAS PRIEST will be the rock acts honoured at the inaugural VH1 Rock Honors show, which will be taped for TV in Las Vegas, Nevada next month (25MAY06). The three...

Judas Priest Reject Reality Tv Offer

Rockers JUDAS PRIEST have snubbed the opportunity to appear in a reality TV show because they fear it will cast a shadow over their other achievements. The BREAKING THE LAW hitmakers were offered a show...

Halford Rubbishes Reports Of Priest Rift

JUDAS PRIEST frontman ROB HALFORD has dismissed rumours his 12-year hiatus from the group was caused by a major fall-out with his bandmates - insisting he wanted to venture out and try new things. The...

Halford Rues Lack Of Groupies

JUDAS PRIEST frontman ROB HALFORD is mystified by rock's promiscuous reputation - he's never had casual sex after performing live. The gay rocker insists he never indulged in groupies, male or female - and...

Slipknot Clean Up In Revolver Poll

Heavy rockers SLIPKNOT have slashed the competition for the 2005 annual readers' poll in rock magazine REVOLVER by claiming the major four prizes. The hardcore nine-piece claimed Best Band, Best Album (VOL 3: THE...

Halford Avoids Examining The Past

ROB HALFORD refuses to regret the 11 years he spent away from JUDAS PRIEST, because rock 'n' roll is about looking forward. The heavy rocker quit the band in 1992 to pursue new avenues...

50 Cent Back On Top With Record-breaking Massacre

Rapper 50 CENT is back on the top of the US album charts after selling 1.14 million copies of his new CD THE MASSACRE in just four days. The sales mark the biggest debut...

Halford Proud To Be The First Openly Gay Metal Star

JUDAS PRIEST frontman ROB HALFORD is proud he'll be immortalised in history as the first heavy metal singer to come out as a homosexual. Halford - who shocked fans in the mid-1990s by subtly...

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