Judas Priest live Rob Halford press shot header
The News

Judas Priest to celebrate 50th anniversary with massive boxset

Rob Halford calls Judas Priest’s upcoming boxset the ultimate treasure trove defining the band’s unwavering commitment to keeping and defending the heavy metal faith”.

Judas Priest have announced a huuuuuge limited-edition boxset celebrating their 50th anniversary.

The Birmingham metal legends will be sharing 50 Heavy Metal Years Of Music on October 15 via Sony, with the release including every official live and studio album to date, plus a whopping 13 unreleased discs.

Judas Priest’s curated box set representing 50 heavy metal years is the ultimate treasure trove defining the band’s unwavering commitment to keeping and defending the heavy metal faith,” enthuses Rob Halford.

Read this: Rob Halford: We still talk about sexual orientation, skin colour, My religion’s better than yours.’ You’d think we’d have moved on…”

Glenn Tipton adds: If there’s one boxset you should have in your heavy metal collection it should be this one – it’s immortal, proclaiming and truly representing metal for over 50 years, flying the flag and proudly leading the way inspiring many bands throughout the years. This 42-CD selection says it all – it’s a big part of metal history and as such will live forever…”

Amazing!” says Ian Hill. Fifty years of metal crammed into a small box!”

Check it out below.

Judas Priest 50th anniversary boxset

And listen to The Hellion / Electric Eye (Live at The Summit, Houston, 1986):

Posted on July 20th 2021, 12:29p.m.
Read More
Holding Absence in The K! Pit
Melodic post-hardcore crew Holding Absence hit The K! Pit in association with Nordic Spirit at Blondies, our favourite East London dive bar.
Svalbard in The K! Pit
Brit metallers Svalbard hit The K! Pit in association with Nordic Spirit at Blondies, our favourite East London dive bar.
Graspop Metal Meeting add 117 new artists to 2022 line-up

Deftones, Faith No More, A Day To Remember, Beartooth, Code Orange, Employed To Serve and loads more have been added to next year’s Graspop Metal Meeting!

Watch: Tom Hardy and Andy Serkis play 'symbiote or death metal band?'

Venom: Let There Be Carnage’s Tom Hardy and Andy Serkis try to figure out if the likes of Venom Prison, Mania and Grendel are death metal bands or Marvel symbiotes…