Tag: JUDAS PRIEST

K.K. DOWNING On Leaving JUDAS PRIEST: 'I Just Wasn't Enjoying It Anymore'

Former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Kenneth “K.K.” Downing spoke to Midland Rocks about his shocking April 2011 announcement that he was leaving the band prior to their “Epitaph” world tour. Downing, who recently started a career as a rock promoter under the banner The Future Of Heavy Metal, says that, contrary to popular belief, he didn’t retire from the music business. “I’ll never get away …

FOZZY To Enter Studio In January, Says Singer

Jason Price of Icon Vs. Icon recently conducted an interview with FOZZY singer and WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Icon Vs. Icon: Is there musical ground you are anxious to cover? Chris: We have already started writing songs for the next record. We will be focusing …

JUDAS PRIEST Completes Writing New Album

Singer Rob Halford of British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST spoke to Billboard.com about the progress of the songwriting and recording sessions for the band’s long-awaited follow-up to 2008’s “Nostradamus”. “The writing process is complete,” he said. “Now it’s the painstaking work of making sure that you get every single note, every single nuance of …