Judas Priest have released a short teaser of their new track Children Of The Sun.
The video snippet features frontman Rob Halford, with the full song included on their new record Firepower. The band’s 18th studio album will launch tomorrow (March 9).
Speaking with the Metal Hammer podcast earlier this week, Halford and bassist Ian Hill said they couldn’t see the band calling it a day any time soon.
Halford said: “I cannot conceive of us ever saying, in 2022, at 3 o’clock, on a Wednesday afternoon, July, we’re gonna end. I think more than ever now, we’re so joyed and grateful that we’ve been able to get this far from the support of our fans that you don’t say a farewell tour, you don’t say retire.
“I think slowly but surely we’ll just play less and less and less, but I can’t see that for the foreseeable future.”
The podcast is available to download via iTunes (opens in new tab), while Halford and Black Sabbath icon Tony Iommi are the cover stars of the latest edition of Metal Hammer magazine, which is on sale now (opens in new tab).
Priest will head out on the road in support of the new album from next week. Find full details below.
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Judas Priest Firepower tracklist
- Lightning Strike
- Evil Never Dies
- Never The Heroes
- Children Of The Sun
- Rising From Ruins
- Flame Thrower
- Traitors Gate
- No Surrender
- Lone Wolf
- Sea Of Red
Judas Priest 2018 Firepower tour dates
Mar 13: Wilkes Barre Mohegan Sun Arena At Casey Plaza, PA
Mar 15: Youngstown Covelli Centre, OH
Mar 17: Uniondale Nassau Coliseum, NY
Mar 18: Washington The Anthem, DC
Mar 20: Newark Prudential Center, NJ
Mar 22: Uncasville Mogehan Sun Arena, CT
Mar 25: Ottawa The Arena At TD Place, ON
Mar 27: London Budweiser Gardens, ON
Mar 28: Oshawa Tribute Communities Centre, ON
Mar 30: Rama Casino Rama, ON
Mar 31: Detroit Masonic Temple, MI
Apr 03: Milwaukee Riverside Theater, WI
Apr 05: Green Bay Resch Center, WI
Apr 08: Bloomington Grossinger Motors Arena, IL
Apr 10: Casper Events Center, WY
Apr 11: Loveland Budweiser Events Center, CO
Apr 15: Kent ShoWare Center, WA
Apr 17: Portland Veterans Memorial Coliseum, OR
Apr 19: San Francisco The Warfield, CA
Apr 22: Los Angeles Microsoft Theatre, CA
Apr 24: Phoenix Comercia Theatre, AZ
Apr 26: Tulsa BOK Center, OK
Apr 28: Dallas Bomb Factory, TX
Apr 29: Sugarland Smart Financial Centre, TX
May 01: San Antonio Freeman Coliseum, TX
Jul 19: Athens Rockwave Festival, Greece
Jul 21: Plovdiv Hills Of Rock Festival, Poland
Jul 31: Munich Zenith, Germany
Aug 08: Dortmund Westfallenhalle, Germany
Aug 10: Bloodstock Festival, UK