Judas Priest – 2011 WNCX Hall of Fame Nominee

Scott Travis, Rob Halford, and Glenn Tipton of Judas Priest (Photo: Kevin Winter / Getty Images)

Hailing from Birmingham, England, leather-clad Judas Priest were one of the pioneers and mainstays of the heavy metal genre. Despite limited success in the U.K. in the band’s earlier years, the group achieved rock immortality in the U.S. as it shed its earlier bluesy sound for a decidedly heavier tone – British Steel, anyone? Continue reading