June 27

Judas Priest to play Gwinnett Arena this fall


By: Deanna Allen

Published: Friday, June 27, 2014

Heavy metal icons Judas Priest are releasing a new album July 8. The question of whether the band will embark on a supporting tour has been answered, and the list of locations for the fall tour includes Gwinnett — Judas Priest will rock the Arena at Gwinnett Center on Oct. 28.

The band is Rob Halford on vocals, Glenn Tipton on guitar, Richie Faulkner on guitar, Ian Hill on bass and Scott Travis on drums. “Redeemer of Souls” is their 17th studio album release and their first new album in six years.

The band is known for some of heavy metal’s all-time classic songs, including “Living After Midnight,” “Breaking the Law,” “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming” and other tracks.

Tickets for the concert will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, July 11. Gwinnett residents can purchase tickets at GwinnettCenter.com, the Arena at Gwinnett Center Box Office or by calling 1-888-9-AXS-TIX.