Video footage filmed by fans of JUDAS PRIESTThe September 16 performance at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan can be seen below.
The British heavy metal legends, who are celebrating their 50th anniversary, have added several seldom-played songs to their set, including “A blow to the glory” and “Invader”, as well as several songs that hadn’t been played for a long time, such as “Rocka Rolla”, “The Hell Patrol”, “A touch of evil” and “Blood red sky”.
The group’s setlist was as follows:
01. A blow to glory
03. You have another thing to come
04. Burning freewheel
05. Turbo lover
06. hell patrol
07. The Sentinel
08. A touch of evil
09. Rocka rolla
ten. Victim of changes
11. Desert plains
12. Blood red sky
14. Pain killer
15. Hell / Electric Eye
16. Hell folded for leather
17. Break the law
18. Live after midnight
JUDAS PRIEST launched its first tour in the era of the pandemic, the rescheduled “50 years of heavy metal” North American Trek September 8 at Santander Arena in Reading, Pennsylvania.
JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Richie faulkner Recount Lana morgan of 102.9 The Pig radio station on the “50 years of heavy metal” setlist: âIt’s always a challenge to embark on a new tour, to create a setlist. They have, like, a million songs. You’re always going to miss someone’s favorite song. it’s dynamic, it flows, there are good peaks and troughs, tension and drama – and you put a setlist together like that – and you also have to tap on the old songs and the new songs, everything. kind of stuff. âWe’ve put together what we think is the most dynamic, exciting, and dramatic set. And it looks like it’s going really well. And as we go through the tour, if we go back to the USA or if we do different markets around the world, we’re not averse to putting new songs in there – different songs, I should say. We could re-evaluate the setlist a bit and make it a bit bigger. exciting, change it.
âThe reaction we’re getting to the setlist right now has been very positive, and there are some really surprising tracks in there – some that the band haven’t played in a long time and some that the band haven’t played in a long time. has never played liveâ¦ until this point, âhe continued. “So as a fan myself, it’s great to be out there playing these songs and seeing the band playing these songs for the first time in some cases.”
October 15, JUDAS PRIEST will release “50 years of heavy metal music”, a gigantic limited edition box which will include all official live and studio albums to date as well as 13 unreleased records. This is the most comprehensive release of previously unreleased music the band has made from their extensive archives – a real treat for fans. Restored and mixed by Tom allom To La Cucina W8 and mastered by Alex wharton To Abbey Road Studios, this special version will be available via Sony Music.
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