Rob Halford, the lead singer of Judas Priest and one of the greatest heavy metal vocalists of all time, has participated in his share of Pride events over the years. I just happen to be attracted to people of my own sexuality. Halford is also very concerned about bullying and recently shot a TV spot that he hopes will help bullied LGBT youth find the support they need.
Bohemian Rhapsody 's success has got Rob Halford thinking. Judas Priest's lead singer believes the British heavy metallers' almostyears-of-history would be ideal fodder for a Hollywood biopic. It's a great feeling for me to finally let go and make this statement.
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T he most striking thing about meeting Rob Halford is the sheer disparity between the way he looks and the way he sounds. The man whose fans call him the Metal God — a title he has trademarked — is clearly one of that select breed of rock star who's never off duty, at least sartorially. Opening the door of his Las Vegas hotel suite he's there to mentor amateur musicians in something called a Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp he looks much the same as he does on stage, fronting Judas Priest: a 6ft figure, clad entirely in black, his long goatee beard dyed to match, his head shaved and tattooed, his eyes hidden behind a pair of aviator sunglasses.
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This is awesome. No bullshit, I got a little verklempt looking at this. It was a pretty cool moment to see my band on his jacket, after his band adorned my walls for so long Halford was one of my earliest singing influences not that you would ever know it by how I singbut I literally spent a year trying to mimic his inflections, his moves in his videos, his style I can still do damn good "You Got Another Thing Comin'" impersonation.
Thursday 03 October Shares. Rob Halford, best known for being the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Judas Priest was found unresponsive in his San Diego home at PM. He was taken to the nearest hospital and is receiving treatment. Investigators found Opiates not too far from where Halford was laying.
Former Judas Priest guitarist K. Downing discusses his new book, 'Heavy Duty,' and what he thinks of the band now. Downing recalls having a revelation at some point in the mid-Seventies.