JUDAS PRIEST Frontman ROB HALFORD Recalls Meeting ANDY WARHOL - "So I Took My Handcuffs Off, I Put One On His Wrist And One On My Wrist..."; Video

March 29, 2018, 6 months ago

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JUDAS PRIEST Frontman ROB HALFORD Recalls Meeting ANDY WARHOL - "So I Took My Handcuffs Off, I Put One On His Wrist And One On My Wrist..."; Video

During an exclusive Town Hall hosted by David Fricke, Rob Halford of Judas Priest recalls meeting Andy Warhol for the first time after their performance at Mudd Club and spending the night with the legendary artist, eventually losing him inside Studio 54.

In another clip from the same session, Judas Priest discuss what it means to be part of the metal community.

The North American leg of Judas Priest's Firepower tour, with support from Saxon and Black Star Riders, runs through May 1st before heading to Europe for the summer. North American dates are listed below.

March
30 - Orillia, ON - Casino Rama
31 - Detroit, MI - Detroit Masonic Temple

April
3 - Milwaukee, WI - Riverside Theater
5 - Green Bay, WI - Resch Center
8 - Bloomington, IL - Grossinger Motors Arena
10 - Casper, WY - Casper Events Center
11 - Loveland, CO - Budweiser Events Center
15 - Kent, WA - ShoWare Center
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

May
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.



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