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Sound Seduction

12:00 am 7:00 am

Current show

Sound Seduction

12:00 am 7:00 am

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Judas Priest

Rob Halford discussed the “miscommunication” that resulted in his departure from Judas Priest, which he said led to a “breakdown that lasted a decade.” He quit the band in 1992 after a tumultuous period. Judas Priest were accused of placing subliminal messages in their music, leading two fans to shoot themselves. The resulting trial forced them […]

Rob Halford has told the story of his 1992 arrest for public indecency in a washroom and revealed how he remained angry that gay men were made to “live in fear” at the time. The Judas Priest singer was closing in on his departure from the band when one of his trips to a well-known location in […]

Rob Halford recalls how Judas Priest received a lifetime ban from Madison Square Garden in an exclusive excerpt from his memoir Confess: The Autobiography. The British band’s performance at the legendary New York venue in 1985 was its second visit, and singer Halford hoped it wouldn’t be the last. But after fans rioted and caused hundreds of […]

Rob Halford may literally have metal in his blood, he suggested in a new interview. The Judas Priest singer is promoting his memoir, Confess: The Autobiography, which comes out this week. Speaking to BBC Radio 4, he recalled his experience of going to school in the industrial midlands of England. “I was living and breathing heavy metal before […]

Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford believes his band and other metal acts should be in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Speaking to NME, Halford took a diplomatic approach, saying, “I’ve always admired it. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame isn’t any different from those other institutions they have in America, like the one […]

Rob Halford gained control of his issues with drink and drugs decades ago. But that doesn’t mean he’s free of every bad habit. “I love my movies and my Netflix,” Halford tells GQ, “but don’t get me on my Amazon Prime at three in the morning when I can’t sleep! My other half, Thomas, will […]