Sunday, May 26, 2013

Judas Priest singer wants band inducted into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Judas Priest singer Rob Halford says he wants his legendary heavy metal band to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

In a recent interview with Music Radar about the band’s new live DVD, “Epitaph,” Halford was asked about Rush’s recent induction into the Hall.

"Yes! Yes, I'm so happy for them,” he says. “I'm a huge fan and have been following those guys from day one."

Halford says the Rush induction gives him hope that Priest will be recognized someday.

"I hope so, sure,” he explains. “I think it's great. I would love to be in the Hall Of Fame. Are you kidding me? [Laughs] I think we're worthy contenders. Without standing on a soapbox, I think we meet all of the credentials. If and when that moment comes up, we'll be tremendously honored, and we'd be in the company of the world's greatest musicians from all walks of life.”

"Getting into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame is out of our control, really,”
Halford continued. “We won't know that it's happening till it does. But I can tell you this: if it does come about, you'll see some very happy metalheads in the UK – and worldwide, too. It would be such an affirmation for Priest and metal music."

Judas Priest wil release “Epitaph” on Tuesday; the project captures the final show of the band's last ever world tour, filmed at the Hammersmith Apollo London on May 26, 2012.

A full song list for the DVD can be seen here.

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