Yesterday (Nov. 5), Judas Priest have been lastly inducted into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame after successful the Musical Excellence award. Whereas the band’s inclusion was definitely thrilling, followers have been simply as thrilled to see the present line-up reunite and play alongside ex-guitarist Ok.Ok. Downing after greater than a decade aside.
After all, Downing wasn’t the one onetime member to be inducted, as the distinction additionally went to late percussionist Dave Holland (who performed with Priest from 1979 – 1989) and drummer Les Binks (who performed with Priest from 1977 – 1979 and likewise carried out final evening). That stated, Downing’s lengthier tenure (1970 – 1992 and 1996 – 2011) meant that he understandably stole the highlight.
In truth, dozens of enthusiastic reactions have already made it to numerous social media platforms. As an example, a Fb consumer declared: “All hail the Priest! Excited to see the reunion with Ok.Ok. Downing yesterday.” Likewise, somebody on Instagram wrote, “Good too see KK and Ritcie facet by facet , thrilling efficiency 🔥❤️,” whereas one Twitter fan replied to a submit shared by Downing: “Ken, that you must be completely again within the band you based!”
You possibly can see extra reactions beneath. Additionally, tell us what you considered their extremely anticipated reunion!
Oh, and remember to try the group’s acceptance speech and knockout efficiency on the 2022 Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame ceremony.