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Rob Halford

Rob Halford

Real/full name:
Robert John Arthur Halford
72 (born Aug 25th, 1951)
Place of birth:
United Kingdom (Birmingham, West Midlands, England)


Halford was born in Sutton Coldfield, but raised in Walsall, which was then a part of Staffordshire, a town to the northwest of Birmingham, in England's modern day West Midlands. He sang for numerous bands including Athens Wood, Lord Lucifer, Abraxas, Thark and Hiroshima.

Halford was introduced to co-founding Judas Priest member Ian Hill by his sister who was dating Hill at the time. Halford, a ...


In 1998, Halford came out as gay publicly on an interview with MTV News:

"I think that most people know that I've been a gay man all of my life, and it's only been in recent times it's an issue that I feel comfortable to address (...) something that I feel has a moment, and this is the moment to discuss it."

Halford temporarily fronted Black Sabbath in November 1992 at the Pacific ...


Vocals (1992, 1999-present)

1992 Light Comes Out of Black (Collaboration) Vocals
2000 Resurrection (Single) Vocals
2000 Night Fall (Single) Vocals
2000 Resurrection Vocals
2001 More Deth (Split) Vocals
2001 Live Insurrection (Live album) Vocals
2002 Crucible Vocals
2003 Fourging the Furnace (EP) Vocals
2004 Live - Disney House of Blues Concert (Live album) Vocals
2006 Forgotten Generation (Single) Vocals
2006 Silent Screams (Single) Vocals
2008 Resurrection World Tour - Live at Rock in Rio III (Video) Vocals
2009 Silent Night 1992 Recording (Single) Vocals
2009 Get into the Spirit (Single) Vocals
2009 Christmas for Everyone (Single) Vocals
2009 Oh Come O Come Emanuel (Single) Vocals
2009 Winter Songs Vocals
2010 Live in Anaheim - Original Soundtrack (Live album) Vocals
2010 The Mower (Single) Vocals
2010 Live in Anaheim (Video) Vocals
2010 Made of Metal (Single) Vocals
2010 Made of Metal Vocals
2011 Live at Saitama Super Arena - Original Soundtrack (Live album) Vocals
2011 Live at Saitama Super Arena (Video) Vocals
2012 Live in London (Live album) Vocals
2015 Extended Versions (Compilation) Vocals
2019 Celestial Vocals, Percussion
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Judas Priest

Vocals (1973-1992, 2003-present)

1974 Rocka Rolla (Single) Vocals
1974 Rocka Rolla Songwriting (tracks 2, 5, 6, 8, 9), Vocals, Harmonica (as "Bob Halford")
1976 Tyrant (Single) Vocals
1976 The Ripper (Single) Vocals
1976 Sad Wings of Destiny Songwriting (track 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9), Vocals (lead) (as "Robert Halford")
1976 Deceiver (Single) Vocals
1977 Dissident Aggressor (Single) Vocals
1977 The Best of Judas Priest (Compilation) Vocals
1977 Sin After Sin Vocals (as "Robert Halford")
1977 Diamonds and Rust / Dissident Aggressor (Single) Vocals
1978 Hell Bent for Leather (Single) Vocals
1978 Exciter (Single) Vocals
1978 Better by You, Better than Me (Single) Vocals
1978 Stained Class Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 1, 4-8) (as "Robert Halford")
1978 Before the Dawn (Single) Vocals
1978 Evening Star (Single) Vocals
1978 Killing Machine Vocals (as "Robert Halford")
1978 Take On the World (Single) Vocals
1979 Diamonds and Rust (Single) Vocals
1979 Hell Bent for Leather Vocals (as "Robert Halford")
1979 Unleashed in the East (Live album) Vocals
1979 Rock Forever (Single) Vocals
1980 Living After Midnight (Single) Vocals
1980 British Steel Songwriting, Lyrics, Vocals
1980 Breaking the Law (Single) Vocals
1980 United / Grinder (Single) Vocals
1981 Hot Rockin' / Troubleshooter - Live (Single) Vocals
1981 Heading Out to the Highway (Single) Vocals
1981 Sinner (Single) Vocals
1981 Hero, Hero (Compilation) Vocals
1981 Don't Go (Single) Vocals
1981 Point of Entry Vocals
1981 Hot Rockin' (Single) Vocals
1981 Heavy Metal Express (Split) Vocals
1982 (Take These) Chains (Single) Vocals
1982 World Tour '82 (Compilation) Vocals
1982 Screaming for Vengeance Vocals
1982 You've Got Another Thing Coming (Single) Vocals
1983 Judas Priest Live (Video) Vocals
1983 Judas Priest (Compilation) Vocals
1983 Freewheel Burning (Single) Vocals
1984 The Green Manalishi (With the Two-Pronged Crown) (Single) Vocals
1984 Love Bites (Single) Vocals
1984 + Heavy (Split) Vocals
1984 Screaming '84 (Compilation) Vocals
1984 Prime Cuts - Heavy Metal (Split video) Vocals
1984 Defenders of the Faith Vocals
1984 Some Heads Are Gonna Roll (Single) Vocals
1986 Parental Guidance (Single) Vocals
1986 Fuel for Life (Video) Vocals
1986 Turbo Lover (Single) Vocals
1986 Turbo Vocals
1986 Locked In (Single) Vocals
1987 Beyond Metal (Compilation) Vocals
1987 Priest... Live! (Live album) Vocals
1987 Priest... Live! (Video) Vocals
1988 Ram It Down / Heavy Metal (Single) Vocals
1988 Delivering the Goods (Compilation) Vocals
1988 Johnny B. Goode (Single) Vocals
1988 Ram It Down Vocals
1989 British Steel / Killing Machine (Compilation) Vocals
1989 Trouble Shooters (Compilation) Vocals
1989 The Collection (Compilation) Vocals
1990 Painkiller (Single) Vocals
1990 A Touch of Evil (Single) Vocals
1990 Black Sabbath / Judas Priest (Split) Vocals
1990 Painkiller Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 1-10)
1991 Painkiller (Video) Vocals
1991 The Ultimate in Heavy Metal (Split) Vocals
1991 Operation Rock & Roll (Split video) Vocals
1991 Top Heavy Metal Music Video (Split video) Vocals
1993 Night Crawler (Single) Vocals
1993 Metal Works '73-'93 (Video) Vocals
1995 Metal Gods Best (Compilation) Vocals
1996 Prisoners of Pain (Compilation) Vocals
1997 Loud & Proud - Six Pack (Six Great Hits) (Split) Vocals
2000 Genocide (Compilation) Vocals
2003 Electric Eye (Video) Vocals
2005 Angel of Retribution Songwriting, Vocals
2005 Rising in the East (Video) Vocals
2008 Visions (Single) Vocals
2008 Nostradamus EP (Single) Vocals
2008 Nostradamus Vocals
2009 A Touch of Evil: Live (Live album) Vocals
2013 Epitaph (Video) Vocals
2014 Redeemer of Souls (Single) Vocals
2014 Redeemer of Souls Vocals
2014 5 Souls (EP) Vocals
2016 Battle Cry (Video) Vocals
2016 Battle Cry (Live album) Vocals
2018 Firepower / Breaking the Law (Single) Vocals
2018 Firepower Vocals
2018 ファイアーパワー (EP) Vocals
2021 Reflections: 50 Heavy Metal Years of Music (Compilation) Vocals
2024 Invincible Shield Vocals
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Athens Wood


Bullring Brummies

Vocals (1994)


Vocals (1992-1995)

1993 Little Crazy (Single) Vocals
1993 Little Crazy (Acoustic) (Single) Vocals
1993 Nailed to the Gun (Single) Vocals
1993 War of Words Vocals
1994 Immortal Sin (Single) Vocals
1994 Christmas Ride (Single) Vocals
1994 Mutations (Compilation) Vocals
1995 Blowout in the Radio Room (Single) Vocals
1995 I Am Alive (Single) Vocals
1995 A Small Deadly Space Vocals
2007 War of Words - The Film (Video) Vocals
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Hear 'n Aid

Vocals (1985)

1986 Stars (Single) Vocals
1986 Hear 'n Aid: The Sessions (Video) Vocals



Lord Lucifer





Vocals (1996-1998)

Black Sabbath

Vocals (1992, 2004)


2023 Maximum Celebration - Strong and Proud (Compilation) Vocals (additional) (track 2)
2023 Conqueress - Forever Strong and Proud Vocals (tracks 3, 15)


1983 Headhunter Vocals (backing) (track 4)

Sacred Reich

2007 Ignorance & Surf Nicaragua EP (Compilation) Vocals (additional) (disc 1, track 10)
2012 Ignorance Vocals (track 6)
2012 Ignorance Vocals (track 10)
2013 Ignorance Vocals (track 10)

Skid Row

1992 Youth Gone Wild / Delivering the Goods (Single) Vocals (additional) (track 2)
1992 B-Side Ourselves (EP) Vocals (additional) (track 3)
1995 Subhuman Beings on Tour!! (EP) Vocals (track 2)
2005 Road Kill (Video) Vocals on track 12

Surgical Steel

1982 Demo '82 (Demo) Vocals (backing) (track 1)
1984 Surgical Steel (Demo) Vocals (track 6)


1993 Little Crazy (Single) Producer, Mixing, Mastering
1993 Judgment Day (Split) Producer (track 5)
1993 Nailed to the Gun (Single) Producer, Mixing, Mastering
1993 War of Words Producer, Mixing, Mastering, Layout, Design
1994 Immortal Sin (Single) Producer, Mixing, Mastering
1994 Mutations (Compilation) Producer
1995 Blowout in the Radio Room (Single) Producer, Mixing
1995 I Am Alive (Single) Producer, Mixing
1995 A Small Deadly Space Mixing, Producer
2006 K5: The War of Words Demos (Compilation) Producer
2007 War of Words - The Film (Video) Executive producer (DVD), Producer (CD)
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2000 Resurrection Songwriting (tracks 1-8, 10-12)
2002 Crucible Songwriting
2003 Fourging the Furnace (EP) Songwriting
2008 Resurrection World Tour - Live at Rock in Rio III (Video) Executive producer
2010 Live in Anaheim - Original Soundtrack (Live album) Executive producer
2010 Live in Anaheim (Video) Executive producer
2015 The Essential Halford (Split) Producer (CD1 tracks 1-6)

Judas Priest

1976 Sad Wings of Destiny Producer
1977 Sin After Sin Producer
1978 Stained Class Producer
1980 British Steel Producer
1984 Defenders of the Faith Original cover concept
1988 Ram It Down / Heavy Metal (Single) Producer
1988 Johnny B. Goode (Single) Producer
1988 Ram It Down Co-Producer
1990 A Touch of Evil (Single) Mixing
1990 Painkiller Cover art (concept), Recording, Mixing
1993 Night Crawler (Single) Mixing
2003 Electric Eye (Video) Liner notes
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