Friday, October 14, 2011

VIDEO: Judas Priest launch North American tour

It’s been months in the making, but Judas Priest returned to the States this week to kick off the North American portion of their Epitaph world tour.

Priest headlined the triple-threat event Wednesday at San Antonio’s AT&T Center, as they were joined by openers Thin Lizzy and Black Label Society.

The show marks the first of four dates in Texas, as well as America’s in-person introduction to new guitarist Richie Faulkner, who joined Priest following the retirement of K.K. Downing.

The band will play 35 shows on the continent, wrapping up December 3 at the Hard Rock Biloxi Hotel & Casino in Biloxi, MS.

Earlier this year, Priest rocked 30 million viewers as they teamed up with James Durbin on the American Idol season finale.

Without a new studio album to promote, the band has just released “The Chosen Few,” a collection of their tracks selected by fellow rockers including Ozzy Osbourne, Slash, Metallica's James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, Alice Cooper and Slipknot's Corey Taylor, among others.

Judas Priest
AT&T Center – San Antonio, TX – October 12, 2011

01. Rapid Fire
02. Metal Gods
03. Heading Out To The Highway
04. Judas Rising
05. Starbreaker
06. Victim Of Changes
07. Never Satisfied
08. Diamonds & Rust (Joan Baez cover)
09. Dawn Of Creation
10. Prophecy
11. Night Crawler
12. Turbo Lover
13. Beyond The Realms Of Death
14. The Sentinel
15. Blood Red Skies
16. The Green Manalishi (With The Two Pronged Crown) (Fleetwood Mac cover)
17. Breaking The Law
18. Painkiller


19. The Hellion
20. Electric Eye
21. Hell Bent For Leather
22. You've Got Another Thing Comin'

Encore 2:

23. Living After Midnight

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Judas Priest – Rapid Fire / Metal Gods
AT&T Center - San Antonio, TX – October 12, 2011

Judas Priest – You’ve Got Another Thing Coming
AT&T Center - San Antonio, TX – October 12, 2011

Judas Priest – Living After Midnight
AT&T Center - San Antonio, TX – October 12, 2011

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