The tracks that Judas Priest has been offering the public as a prelude to the official July 8, 2014 release date of their 17th album overall, \’Redeemer of Souls,\’ are stirring up quite a buzz within the heavy metal community. And on June 17, eager fans will be able to sample another winning metallic rocker from the legendary band, when \”Dragonaut\” is made available for purchase via iTunes and other digital retailers.
In the mean time, you can listen to \”Dragonaut\” via the Rolling Stone site, which has premiered the track:
And you can pre-order the deluxe album version via these links:
Also, the band has confirmed that the night before the release of \’Redeemer of Souls,\’ Glenn Tipton, Rob Halford, and Richie Faulkner will appear on the Rockline radio program. Joining host Bob Coburn on Monday July 7, 2014 at 8:30 PT / 11:30 ET, fans are encouraged to speak with Judas Priest at 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For a station near you and for information regarding how to log onto the Internet for the broadcast go to www.RocklineRadio.com The show will be streamed for free on the Rockline website beginning the evening after the day of broadcast.
And on the day of the album\’s release, Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton and Richie Faulkner will appear on Sirius XM\’s \’Town Hall\’ program. Fans are being asked to submit questions that winners will be able to ask the band in person:
Comprised of Rob Halford (vocals), Glenn Tipton (guitar), Richie Faulkner (guitar), Ian Hill (bass), and Scott Travis (drums), Judas Priest is responsible for some of heavy metal\’s all-time classic songs (\”Living After Midnight,\” \”Breaking the Law,\” \”You\’ve Got Another Thing Coming,\” etc.) and albums (\’British Steel,\’ \’Screaming for Vengeance,\’ \’Painkiller,\’ etc.
The countdown to the release of Priest\’s latest studio triumph has officially begun, and \”Dragonaut\” provides further proof that \’Redeemer of Souls\’ will be a prime slice of Judas Priest metal.