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Defenders of the Faith

Judas Priest

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
January 24th, 1984
Catalog ID:
CBS 25713
Label:
Columbia
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
13 reviews (avg. 87%)
Side A
1. Freewheel Burning 04:24   Show lyrics
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2. Jawbreaker 03:27   Show lyrics
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3. Rock Hard Ride Free 05:36   Show lyrics
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4. The Sentinel 05:06   Show lyrics
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Side B
5. Love Bites 04:48   Show lyrics
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6. Eat Me Alive 03:35   Show lyrics
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7. Some Heads Are Gonna Roll 04:07   Show lyrics
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8. Night Comes Down 04:01   Show lyrics
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9. Heavy Duty 02:26   Show lyrics
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10. Defenders of the Faith 01:32   Show lyrics
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Band members
Rob Halford Vocals
Glenn Tipton Guitars
K. K. Downing Guitars
Ian Hill Bass
Dave Holland Drums
Miscellaneous staff
Mark Dodson Engineer
Christian Eser Engineering
Bruce Hensal Engineering
David Roeder Engineering
Ben King Engineering
Buddy Thorton Engineering
Doug Johnson Design
Bob Halligan, Jr. Music, Lyrics (track 7)
Tom Allom Producer
Rob Halford Vocals
Glenn Tipton Guitars
K. K. Downing Guitars
Ian Hill Bass
Dave Holland Drums
Mark Dodson Engineer
Christian Eser Engineering
Bruce Hensal Engineering
David Roeder Engineering
Ben King Engineering
Buddy Thorton Engineering
Doug Johnson Design
Bob Halligan, Jr. Music, Lyrics (track 7)
Tom Allom Producer
Read ICONS of the Faith 95% Xyrth July 31st, 2015
Read Heavy duty, indeed 91% Brainded Binky February 15th, 2015
Read Keep The Faith 74% Metal_Thrasher90 February 8th, 2015
Read This Is Consistent? 80% StainedClass95 July 6th, 2014
Read Thrusting to the hilt 90% autothrall May 8th, 2012
Read Some flaws in their... 82% hells_unicorn March 5th, 2012
Read Awesome, But It Falls On... 90% Metal_Jaw February 27th, 2012
Read A skullcrushing metal... 94% MetalSupremacy December 29th, 2010
Read Defenders of the Metal 88% Mikesn May 12th, 2007
Read Too Inconsistent to Own 73% DawnoftheShred January 5th, 2007
Read All Fear The Sentinel 98% drewnm156 January 1st, 2007
Read The last classic 89% OlympicSharpshooter August 24th, 2004
Read Their faith hath been... 91% langstondrive July 4th, 2004

Videos were made for the songs "Freewheel Burning" and "Love Bites".

"Freewheel Burning" was originally released as a single in 1983 shortly before the "Defenders of the Faith" album release. The 12" maxi-single features a dual-guitar intro to the song that didn't make the final cut of the album.

"Rock Hard Ride Free" was originally written around 1981-82 during "Screaming for Vengeance" sessions and was called "Fight for Your Life", but did not make the final cut on that album. The original version can be heard on the 2001 reissue of "Killing Machine".

All tracks by Halford, Downing, & Tipton (except track 7 by Halligan Jr.)

Recording information:

Recorded in Europe
Mixed at DB Recording Studios, Miami, Florida and Bayshore Studios, Miami, Florida
Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York

Identifiers:

Matrix / Runout (Runout, A-side etched): CBS.25713. A1
Matrix / Runout (Runout, B-side etched): CBS.25713. B1
Matrix / Runout (A-side label): CBS 25713 A٭
Matrix / Runout (B-side label): CBS 25713 B٭
Rights Society: MCPS / BIEM
Label Code: LC 0149
Other: CB 271
Other: 57

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