Judas Priest Announce 2014 U.S. Tour in Support of ‘Redeemer of Souls’


Story by Charles Ken

Judas Priest will take ‘Redeemer of Souls’ on the road this fall

Metal gents Judas Priest are set to release a new album, “Redeemer of Souls,” this summer, and the group has announced a full tour in support of the new songs. Rob Halford and company will set off on the trek Oct. in Rochester, N.Y., and for now, the tour is on target to closer out Nov. 18 in Salt Lake City, although more dates are expected to be announced. Spoof ‘80s hard rock band Steel Panther will appear as a special guest on select dates of the trek.

The 13-track “Redeemer of Souls” will arrive in traditional stores and online outlets on July 14. For more information on the upcoming run, visit Judas Priest’s official website.

In other Judas Priest news, the group was recently confirmed to headline the inaugural Louder than Life festival coming up Oct. 4 and 5 in Louisville, Kenn. Five Finger Death Punch, Korn, Limp Bizkit, Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington and Kid Rock, are just a selection of the other bands slated to appear.

Judas Priest Fall 2014 Tour Dates:

10/1 – Rochester, N.Y., Main Street Armory
10/3 — Hammond, Ind., The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
10/4 — Louisville, Ky., Louder Than Life Fest at Champions
10/9 — Brooklyn, N.Y., Barclays
10/10 — Atlantic City, N.J., Harrah’s
10/11 — Mashantucket, Conn., MGM Grand Theater at Foxwood’s
10/14 — Lowell, Mass., Tsongas Center at UMass
10/15 — Allentown, Pa., PPL Center
10/17 — East Rutherford, N.J., Izod Center
10/19 — Detroit, Mich., Fox Theatre
10/24 — Baltimore, Md., Pier Six Pavilion
10/28 — Duluth, Ga.,  The Arena at Gwinnett Center
10/30 — Hollywood, Fla., Hard Rock Live Arena
11/6 — Allen, Texas, Allen Event Center
11/7 — Austin, Texas, FunFunFun Fest
11/10 — Los Angeles, Calif., Club Nokia
11/12 — Phoenix, Ariz., Jobing Arena
11/13 — Highland, Calif., San Manuel Casino
11/14 — Las Vegas, Nev., The Pearl
11/16 — San Jose, Calif., City National Civic
11/18 — Salt Lake City, Utah, Maverik Center

Photo: Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford by Anne Erickson



Posted by Charles Ken | Metal, Music, Rock News

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