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Judas Priest

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Birmingham, England
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1970
Genre:
Heavy/Speed Metal
Lyrical themes:
Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Sex, Independence, Rock/Metal
Current label:
Sony Music Entertainment
Years active:
1969-1970 (as Freight), 1970-present
Band picture: Halford (top left), Travis (middle), Tipton (top right), Faulkner (bottom left), Hill (bottom right)

The band "Freight" was formed by schoolmates Kenneth "K.K." Downing and Ian Hill in 1969. They quickly found drummer John Ellis, and decided that they needed a vocalist. In 1970, a band called Judas Priest had broken up, and Al Atkins was out of a job. He was quickly hired by Ian ...
Current
Ian Hill Bass (1970-present)
Rob Halford Vocals (1973-1992, 2003-present)
See also: Halford, ex-Fight, ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-Black Sabbath (live), ex-2wo, ex-Athens Wood, ex-Hiroshima, ex-Lord Lucifer, ex-Thark
Glenn Tipton Guitars (1974-present)
See also: Glenn Tipton, ex-Merlin, ex-Shave 'em Dry, ex-The Flying Hat Band, ex-Tipton, Entwistle and Powell
Scott Travis Drums (1989-present)
See also: Racer X, ex-Fight, ex-Hawk, ex-Animetal USA, ex-The Scream
Richie Faulkner Guitars (2011-present)
See also: Deeds, ex-Christopher Lee, ex-Lauren Harris, ex-Voodoo Six
Past
Bruno Stapenhill Bass (1970)
See also: Bittersweet, Blue Condition, Bullion, Halfbreed, Hole in the Head Band, Jug Blues Band, Kreem, Lion, Ram, Sugra Stack, Suicide, The Ryegee Explosion, The Wazzocks, ex-Al Atkins
John Partidge Drums (1970)
John Ellis Drums (1970-1971)
Ernie Chataway Guitars (1970)
See also: ex-Earth
K. K. Downing Guitars (1970-2011)
Al Atkins Vocals (1970-1973)
See also: Al Atkins, Atkins / May Project, Holy Rage, Lyraka, ex-Bittersweet, ex-Blue Condition, ex-Halfbreed, ex-Lion
Alan "Skip" Moore Drums (1971-1973, 1975-1977)
Chris "Congo" Campbell Drums (1972-1973)
See also: ex-Black Brothers
John Hinch Drums (1973-1975)
See also: ex-Hiroshima, ex-The Bakerloo Blues Line, ex-The Generation, ex-The Pinch
Les Binks Drums (1977-1979)
See also: ex-Tytan, ex-Fancy
Dave Holland Drums (1979-1989)
See also: ex-Al Atkins, ex-Iommi, ex-Finders Keepers, ex-Trapeze
Tim "Ripper" Owens Vocals (1996-2003)
See also: Beyond Fear, Charred Walls of the Damned, Tim "Ripper" Owens, ex-Brainicide, Project Rock, TRED, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Winters Bane, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-British Steel, ex-Dio Disciples, ex-Hail!, ex-Seattle, ex-American Dog (live)
Ian Hill Bass (1970-present)
Rob Halford Vocals (1973-1992, 2003-present)
See also: Halford, ex-Fight, ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-Black Sabbath (live), ex-2wo, ex-Athens Wood, ex-Hiroshima, ex-Lord Lucifer, ex-Thark
Glenn Tipton Guitars (1974-present)
See also: Glenn Tipton, ex-Merlin, ex-Shave 'em Dry, ex-The Flying Hat Band, ex-Tipton, Entwistle and Powell
Scott Travis Drums (1989-present)
See also: Racer X, ex-Fight, ex-Hawk, ex-Animetal USA, ex-The Scream
Richie Faulkner Guitars (2011-present)
See also: Deeds, ex-Christopher Lee, ex-Lauren Harris, ex-Voodoo Six
Bruno Stapenhill Bass (1970)
See also: Bittersweet, Blue Condition, Bullion, Halfbreed, Hole in the Head Band, Jug Blues Band, Kreem, Lion, Ram, Sugra Stack, Suicide, The Ryegee Explosion, The Wazzocks, ex-Al Atkins
John Partidge Drums (1970)
John Ellis Drums (1970-1971)
Ernie Chataway Guitars (1970)
See also: ex-Earth
K. K. Downing Guitars (1970-2011)
Al Atkins Vocals (1970-1973)
See also: Al Atkins, Atkins / May Project, Holy Rage, Lyraka, ex-Bittersweet, ex-Blue Condition, ex-Halfbreed, ex-Lion
Alan "Skip" Moore Drums (1971-1973, 1975-1977)
Chris "Congo" Campbell Drums (1972-1973)
See also: ex-Black Brothers
John Hinch Drums (1973-1975)
See also: ex-Hiroshima, ex-The Bakerloo Blues Line, ex-The Generation, ex-The Pinch
Les Binks Drums (1977-1979)
See also: ex-Tytan, ex-Fancy
Dave Holland Drums (1979-1989)
See also: ex-Al Atkins, ex-Iommi, ex-Finders Keepers, ex-Trapeze
Tim "Ripper" Owens Vocals (1996-2003)
See also: Beyond Fear, Charred Walls of the Damned, Tim "Ripper" Owens, ex-Brainicide, Project Rock, TRED, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Winters Bane, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-British Steel, ex-Dio Disciples, ex-Hail!, ex-Seattle, ex-American Dog (live)
Added by: Morrigan Modified by: Tueur
Added on: 2002-07-17 02:11:46 Last modified on: 2014-04-13 14:11:15
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