Heavy metal trailblazers Judas Priest will roll into San Antonio for 50th anniversary

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Believe it or not, Judas Priest, an old school rock band, are still breaking the law 50 years later.

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Judas Priest will be playing two shows in Alamo City, Tuesday, November 22nd and Wednesday 23rd due to San Antonio's reputation as the "heavy metal capital".

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The band's 2018 album Fiery has been hailed as the best-selling album in its career. 

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Queensryche, a fellow rock band, will be joining Judas Priest for their 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour.

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The group was formed in 1970 in Birmingham (England) and has since helped to pioneer a whole genre.

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The band has been through many changes over the years and is well-known for their hits "British Steel" (and "Screaming for Vengeance") that brought them to worldwide prominence.

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They were among the first to be accepted by MTV early on and are well-known for their leather and studs-adorned wardrobe.

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In a press release, Hill, Tipton and Halford all expressed their thoughts about the return to the stage. Halford stated, "Defending heavy metal faith for fifty year, the Priest is back!"

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Tipton said, "Time to put on the leather and studs, and get out the Priest Machine – celebrating our 50 Heavy Metal Years."

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