GLENN TIPTON Back On Stage With JUDAS PRIEST In Kent, Washington; Video
April 16, 2018, 3 days ago
The North American leg of Judas Priest's Firepower tour continues, landing in Kent, Washington last night (Sunday, April 15th). Guitarist Glenn Tipton, who announced earlier this year that he would be unable to tour with the band due to complications from Parkinson's Disease, rejoined the band on stage for their encore - "Metal Gods", "Breaking The Law" and "Living After Midnight". Fan-filmed video can be seen below:
The Firepower tour, with support from Saxon and Black Star Riders, runs through May 1st before heading to Europe for the summer. Remaining North American dates are listed below.
17 - Portland, OR - Veterans Memorial Coliseum
19 - San Francisco - The Warfield
22 - Los Angeles, CA - Microsoft Theater
24 - Phoenix, AZ - Comerica Theatre
26 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center
28 - Dallas, TX - The Bomb Factory
29 - Sugarland, TX - Smart Financial Centre
1 - San Antonio, TX - Freeman Coliseum
Judas Priest debuted at #5 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with Firepower, marking the group’s highest charting album ever.
The album surpasses the group’s previous chart high, logged when 2014’s Redeemer Of Souls debuted and peaked at #6. In the UK, Firepower landed at #5, marking the band's highest ranking since British Steel in 1980.