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Heavy Duty: Days and Nights in Judas Priest Memoir by the cofounder and former lead guitarist of heavy metal giants Judas PriestJudas Priest formed in the industrial city of Birmingham England in With its distinctive twin guitar sound studs and leather image and international sales of over million records Judas Priest became the archetypal heavy metal band in the s Iconic tracks like Breaking the Law Living after Midnight and You ve Got Another Thing Coming helped the band achieve extraordinary success but no one from the band has stepped out to tell their or the band s story until nowAs the band approaches its golden anniversary fans will at last be able to delve backstage into the decades of shocking hilarious and haunting stories that surround the heavy metal institution In Heavy Duty guitarist KK Downing discusses the complex personality conflicts the business screw ups the acrimonious relationship with fellow heavy metal band Iron Maiden as well as how Judas Priest found itself at the epicenter of a storm of parental outrage that targeted heavy metal in the s He also describes his role in cementing the band s trademark black leather and studs image that would not only become synonymous with the entire genre but would also give singer Rob Halford a viable outlet by which to express his sexuality Lastly he recounts the life changing moment when he looked at his bandmates on stage during a concert and thought This is the last show Whatever the topic whoever s involved KK doesn t hold backWith the band at the beginning through his retirement in and even still as a member of the band s board of directors Downing has seen it all and is now finally at a place in his life where he can also let it all go Even if you re a lifelong fan if you think you know the full story of Judas Priest well you ve got another thing coming

  • Kindle
  • Heavy Duty: Days and Nights in Judas Priest
  • K.K Downing
  • English
  • 07 July 2016
  • 0306903318

About the Author: K.K Downing

Ken KK Downing is a guitarist and founding member of heavy metal band Judas Priest He formed the band at the age of sixteen after getting kicked out of his home by his abusive father and the band eventually found success during the New Wave of British heavy metal in the late 1970s and into the 1980s KK retired from the band in 2011 and lives in Shropshire EnglandMark Eglinton is a freuent cowriter whose previous collaborations include Official Truth 101 Proof with Rex Brown of Pantera and Confessions of a Heretic with Behemoth s Adam Nergal Darski along with the solo project So Let It Be Written The Biography of Metallica s James Hetfield Eglinton divides his time between Scotland and the Pacific Northwest

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