Favorite Rob Halford Judas Priest Album – Readers Poll
On Aug. 25, 1951, the world welcomed the screaming pipes of Rob Halford. Years later, the Judas Priest frontman has been crowned the “Metal God” for his powerful vocal prowess. This Readers Poll asks you to name which Judas Priest album from the singer’s two stints in the band is your favorite.
It all started in 1974 for Judas Priest with their ‘Rocka-Rolla’ album. The rest of the decade yielded 1976′s ‘Sad Wings of Destiny,’ 1977′s ‘Sin After Sin,’ 1978′s ‘Stained Class’ and ‘Killing Machine/Hell Bent for Leather.’
In the ’80s, Judas Priest really hit their stride with the classic discs ‘British Steel,’ ‘Point of Entry,’ ‘Screaming for Vengeance,’ ‘Defenders of the Faith,’ ‘Turbo’ and ‘Ram It Down.’ The band’s final album with Halford from his first stint with the group was 1990′s ‘Painkiller,’ after which he split for a variety of projects. In 2005, Halford returned to the group for the ‘Angel of Retribution’ album. Their most recent studio album was 2008′s ‘Nostradamus.’
That’s 14 albums that Halford has been a part of with Judas Priest, thus solidifying the band’s spot in metal history. Now comes the hard part. You’ve got to pick your favorite album from Rob Halford’s tenure with the band. Vote in the Readers Poll below.