Judas Priest members previous and current joined forces onstage on the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame induction ceremony, commemorating the band’s induction by way of the Musical Excellence Award.
Their lively lineup — singer Rob Halford, bassist Ian Hill, drummer Scott Travis and guitarist Richie Faulkner performed alongside former guitarist Ok.Ok. Downing and drummer Les Binks.
Additionally collaborating was guitarist Glenn Tipton, who continues to be an official member however retired from the highway in 2018 on account of his Parkinson’s analysis. Touring guitarist Andy Sneap sat out.
The leathered-up expanded lineup started with “You’ve got Bought One other Factor Comin’,” earlier than transferring into “Breaking the Regulation.” They concluded with “Dwelling After Midnight.”
Binks, Downing and late drummer Dave Holland had been all inducted with Halford, Tipton, Hill and Travis. Faulkner has not been within the band lengthy sufficient to be eligible.
Downing earlier instructed UCR that he’d don’t have any bother transitioning again into the band. “It is virtually like cracking a beer, not to mention using a motorcycle,” he stated, after taking part in with Judas Priest from 1970 till 2011. “It is embedded in me; it is what I do. So it will be fairly one thing to look ahead to, simply to stand up there and crank the amps up and simply do it as soon as once more, for that brief second in time.”
Binks confirmed his involvement shortly afterward, saying the multigenerational efficiency was “going to be one for the books. … You’ve by no means seen something like that earlier than, and also you’re not more likely to see it once more, I believe.”
Judas Priest is the third metallic act to be inducted into the Rock Corridor, following Black Sabbath in 2006 and Metallica in 2009.
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