Judas Priest are previewing the expanded 30th anniversary edition of their 1984 album, “Defenders Of The Faith.”
Singer Rob Halford, bassist Ian Hill and guitarist Glenn Tipton share their memories of the original release in a new video, and the group are streaming audio of the track “Night Comes Down” from the package.
Due March 9 (March 10 in North America), the 3CD set will include a remastered version of the album along with a complete live recording from the ‘Defenders’ tour, captured at the Long Beach Arena in California on May 5, 1984.
The original album went platinum in the US with sales of more than 1 million and featured the singles "Freewheel Burning", "Some Heads Are Gonna Roll" and "Love Bites."
Judas Priest were named the No. 9 Rock News Artist Of The Year as part of the 5th annual hennemusic Rock News Awards.
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