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Heavy Metal Judas Priest & Whitesnake Bands Rock Thomas & Mack Center


Heavy metal Judas Priest and Whitesnake bands rock Thomas & Mack Center last night Saturday, August 8, 2009. Judas Priest is continuing promotions on their 2008 release of “Nostradamus” and kicking off next year’s 30th anniversary tour with the release of “British Steel.”

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In 1969, Judas Priest was formed in Birmingham, England and is one of the most influential heavy metal bands, becoming most popular in the late ‘70’s and ‘80s.

‘British Steel,’ includes highlights, “Metal Gods,” as well as “United,” “The Rage,” “Rapid Fire,” “Grinder,” and other favorites.

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Frontman Rob Halford of Judas Priest is touring with the band this summer. Fear not, Priest fans, for the metal gods are scheduled to hit the road with Motorhead, Testament and more.

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Vinnie Paul, former Pantera drummer and brother of late heavy metal guitarist Dimebag Darrell, points to a tattoo of his brother on the arm of Pop Evil guitarist Tony Greve backstage at the Thomas & Mack August 8, 2009. Pop Evil was the opening act for Judas Priest.

The heavy metal band is touring around the country and made a stop in Las Vegas, Nevada. Last night they graced their heavy metal fans with favorites including “British Steel” in its raw entirety, a dream come true for the band. The fans went crazy with excitement. This is new in the history of the band and finished with Priest classics.

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