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Judas Priest

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Birmingham, England
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1970
Genre:
Heavy Metal
Lyrical themes:
Dark Fantasy, History, Allegory, Independence, Rock/Metal, Sci-fi
Current label:
Sony Music
Years active:
1969-1970 (as Freight), 1970-present
Upper picture from L to R: Hill, Tipton, Halford, Downing, Holland.

Below picture from L to R: Travis, Hill, Halford, Tipton, Faulkner.

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 ...
Current
Ian Hill Bass (1970-present)
See also: ex-Freight
Rob Halford Vocals (1973-1992, 2003-present)
See also: Halford, ex-Fight, ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-Black Sabbath (live), ex-2wo, ex-Abraxas, ex-Athens Wood, ex-Hiroshima, ex-Lord Lucifer, ex-Thark
Glenn Tipton Guitars (1974-present)
See also: ex-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: Thin Lizzy, Racer X, ex-Fight, ex-Hawk, ex-Animetal USA, ex-The Scream
Richie Faulkner Guitars (2011-present)
See also: ex-Deeds, ex-Christopher Lee, ex-Lauren Harris, ex-Voodoo Six
Past
John Ellis Drums (1970-1971)
See also: ex-Freight
K. K. Downing Guitars (1970-2011)
See also: KK's Priest, ex-Freight, ex-Stagecoach
Al Atkins Vocals (1970-1973)
See also: Al Atkins, Atkins / May Project, Lyraka, ex-Holy Rage, ex-Blue Condition, ex-Freight, ex-Halfbreed, ex-Judas Priest, ex-Lion, ex-Sugar Stack, ex-The Bitta Sweet, ex-The Reaction
Alan "Skip" Moore Drums (1971-1972, 1975-1977)
Chris "Congo" Campbell Drums (1972-1973)
See also: ex-Machine, ex-Thunderbay Inn
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: KK's Priest, Les Binks' Priesthood, ex-Tytan, ex-Fancy
Dave Holland Drums (1979-1989)
(R.I.P. 2018) See also: ex-Al Atkins, ex-Finders Keepers, ex-Trapeze
Tim "Ripper" Owens Vocals (1996-2003)
See also: Beyond Fear, Charred Walls of the Damned, Spirits of Fire, The Three Tremors, Tim Ripper Owens, ex-Brainicide, A New Revenge, Dio Disciples, KK's Priest, TRED, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Killing Machine, ex-Winters Bane, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, ex-Carthagods (live), ex-Twist of Fate, ex-Arena, ex-British Steel, ex-Hail!, ex-Seattle, ex-Soulbender, ex-Trinity, ex-American Dog (live)
Current (Live)
Andy Sneap Guitars (2018-present)
See also: The Scintilla Project, ex-Godsend, ex-Sabbat, ex-Hell, ex-Acid Reign (live)
Ian Hill Bass (1970-present)
See also: ex-Freight
Rob Halford Vocals (1973-1992, 2003-present)
See also: Halford, ex-Fight, ex-Hear 'n Aid, ex-Black Sabbath (live), ex-2wo, ex-Abraxas, ex-Athens Wood, ex-Hiroshima, ex-Lord Lucifer, ex-Thark
Glenn Tipton Guitars (1974-present)
See also: ex-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: Thin Lizzy, Racer X, ex-Fight, ex-Hawk, ex-Animetal USA, ex-The Scream
Richie Faulkner Guitars (2011-present)
See also: ex-Deeds, ex-Christopher Lee, ex-Lauren Harris, ex-Voodoo Six
John Ellis Drums (1970-1971)
See also: ex-Freight
K. K. Downing Guitars (1970-2011)
See also: KK's Priest, ex-Freight, ex-Stagecoach
Al Atkins Vocals (1970-1973)
See also: Al Atkins, Atkins / May Project, Lyraka, ex-Holy Rage, ex-Blue Condition, ex-Freight, ex-Halfbreed, ex-Judas Priest, ex-Lion, ex-Sugar Stack, ex-The Bitta Sweet, ex-The Reaction
Alan "Skip" Moore Drums (1971-1972, 1975-1977)
Chris "Congo" Campbell Drums (1972-1973)
See also: ex-Machine, ex-Thunderbay Inn
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: KK's Priest, Les Binks' Priesthood, ex-Tytan, ex-Fancy
Dave Holland Drums (1979-1989)
(R.I.P. 2018) See also: ex-Al Atkins, ex-Finders Keepers, ex-Trapeze
Tim "Ripper" Owens Vocals (1996-2003)
See also: Beyond Fear, Charred Walls of the Damned, Spirits of Fire, The Three Tremors, Tim Ripper Owens, ex-Brainicide, A New Revenge, Dio Disciples, KK's Priest, TRED, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Killing Machine, ex-Winters Bane, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, ex-Carthagods (live), ex-Twist of Fate, ex-Arena, ex-British Steel, ex-Hail!, ex-Seattle, ex-Soulbender, ex-Trinity, ex-American Dog (live)
Current
Andy Sneap Guitars (2018-present)
See also: The Scintilla Project, ex-Godsend, ex-Sabbat, ex-Hell, ex-Acid Reign (live)
Added by: Morrigan Modified by: NordicFire74
Added on: 2002-07-17 02:11:46 Last modified on: 2020-10-24 13:36:52