Judas Priest at 50: New Album, Tour, Unmatched Legacy

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On the heels of this news below, it is worth noting that venerable metal band Judas Priest can now brag the distinction of being the very first heavy metal band to release studio albums 50 years apart. Invincible Shield, as indicated below with the news of the band’s releasing their 19th studio album, successor to 2018’s Firepower, marks this milestone…

Invincible Shield is a raging slab of electrifying metal, brought to you by one of the most iconic bands in the world. Tracks released so far have amassed a whopping 15 million streams and created a phenomenal global buzz of excitement from their loyal fanbase. Not only that, but the critics are raving about Invincible Shield, with universal acclaim pouring for the body of work. The 11 tracks highlight exactly how the band, 50-plus years in, is at the height of their powers in 2024.

In honor of the legendary band’s 19th studio album, Judas Priest will embark on a world tour this year, the European leg kicks off in Glasgow next Monday, March 11th before taking on North America in April and May. See below for full North American tour routing and head to http://judaspriestinvincibleshield.com/ for tickets.

Over the past 50 years Judas Priest have sold over 50 million albums worldwide and headlined the world’s biggest stages. With their evolving music and live performances also came a powerful unique identity, a look which has both defined the group and influenced future generations of metal bands the world over. With each year the Judas Priest legend continues to grow; 2022 saw them inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and complete a sold-out rescheduled world tour in support of their 50th Anniversary. As we continue to roll into 2024, Judas Priest continue to retain their crown as one of the biggest and best British bands in the world.

Invincible Shield, out via Epic Records, can be bought, HERE.


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