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Les Binks

Les Binks

Real/full name:
James Leslie Banks
72 (born Apr 5th, 1951)
Place of birth:
United Kingdom (Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland)


According to K.K. Downing's 2018 autobiography "Heavy Duty", Les was not interested in the "rock star" lifestyle and left Judas Priest following an argument with the band's management, Arnakarta, about his fee for "Unleashed in the East".

Priesthood is a Judas Priest tribute band.

Les Binks' Priesthood

Drums (2018-present)

Axis Point

Drums (1979-?)



Judas Priest

Drums (1977-1979)

1978 Hell Bent for Leather (Single) Drums
1978 Exciter (Single) Drums
1978 Better by You, Better than Me (Single) Drums
1978 Stained Class Drums, Songwriting (track 8)
1978 Before the Dawn (Single) Drums
1978 Evening Star (Single) Drums
1978 Killing Machine Drums
1978 Take On the World (Single) Drums
1979 Diamonds and Rust (Single) Drums
1979 Hell Bent for Leather Drums
1979 Unleashed in the East (Live album) Drums
1979 Rock Forever (Single) Drums
1980 Living After Midnight (Single) Drums (track 2)
1981 Sinner (Single) Drums (track 1)
1981 Heading Out to the Highway (Single) Drums (tracks 2, 3)
1982 You've Got Another Thing Coming (Single) Drums (on "Exciter")
1983 Judas Priest (Compilation) Drums (Tracks 1-3, 6)
1984 Screaming '84 (Compilation) Drums (tracks 2, 5)
1987 Beyond Metal (Compilation) Drums
1988 Delivering the Goods (Compilation) Drums (tracks 2, 3, 6)
1989 British Steel / Killing Machine (Compilation) Drums (Disc 2)
1989 Trouble Shooters (Compilation) Drums (tracks 5, 9)
1995 Metal Gods Best (Compilation) Drums
1996 Prisoners of Pain (Compilation) Drums (tracks 4, 6, 8)
2021 Reflections: 50 Heavy Metal Years of Music (Compilation) Drums (tracks 10, 14)
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KK's Priest

Drums (2019-2021)


Drums (1981)


Drums (2019)

The Shortlist



Drums (1982)

1985 Rough Justice Drums

Judas Priest

1978 Stained Class Producer
Added by: Megadeth Modified by: joecubbie
Added on: 2011-04-09 15:10:47 Last modified on: 2023-01-16 10:46:10
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