Judas Priest was joined by guitarist Ok.Ok. Downing and drummer Les Binks for his or her Rock & Roll Corridor Of Fame Efficiency final evening, November 5 on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA, and you may try some fan-filmed footage under!
The band ripped by means of “You have Received One other Factor Comin'”, “Breaking The Regulation” and “Residing After Midnight” in a nine-ish minute medley and naturally they sounded nice. The efficiency was additionally Judas Priest‘s first with Downing since 2009 and the primary with Binks since 1979.
“They outlined the sound we all know of heavy metallic and their sound is unmistakable. And what are you able to say about Rob Halford‘s voice? By no means have screams lined such a variety. Is there any emotion that he cannot specific?” stated Alice Cooper in his induction speech for the band.
“They’re electrifying on stage and one of many hardest-hitting reside bands within the historical past of rock and roll. Priest has carried the flag of exhausting rock and heavy metallic proudly for one thing like 50 years, by no means wavering or following developments or pretending to be something however precisely what they’re,” Cooper stated. “They’re flying excessive tonight. A lot deserved and lengthy overdue.”
“I am the homosexual man within the band,” added Halford in his acceptance speech. “We name ourselves the heavy metallic neighborhood which is all-inclusive, it doesn’t matter what your sexual id is, what you appear to be, or what you imagine in or do not imagine in. All people’s welcome.”
“We should always get out one other 50 years, however the pleasure about music is that it lives endlessly. And that is the explanation why we’re right here. We reside for heavy metallic. We reside for music. And we’re dwelling for the Rock & Roll Corridor Of Fame.”
Halford additionally acquired to rise up on stage with Dolly Parton to carry out “Jolene,” which is not fairly the photobombing however we’ll take it! Now we simply want a Halford and Parton collaboration album as a result of come on – they sound superior.
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