Who died from the band Judas Priest?

Who died from the band Judas Priest?

On 14 May 2014, the band’s original guitarist Ernie Chataway died at the age of 62 from cancer, as reported by vocalist Al Atkins.

What happened to the drummer of Judas Priest?

On 22 January 2018, Spanish newspaper El Progreso reported that Holland had died on 16 January at Hospital Universitario Lucus Augusti in Lugo, Spain. Holland had been living in the nearby town of A Fonsagrada. The newspaper reported that Holland’s remains had been cremated.

Are any members of Judas Priest still alive?

Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band from Birmingham….Lineups.

Period Members Releases
January 2022 – present Ian Hill – bass Glenn Tipton – guitars (recording) Scott Travis – drums Rob Halford – lead vocals Richie Faulkner – guitars, backing vocals Andy Sneap – guitars (touring and production) None

How old is Judas Priest drummer?

John Hinch, the drummer who played on Judas Priest’s debut album, Rocka Rolla, has died at the age of 73.

Why did KK leave Judas Priest?

Downing officially left Judas Priest on April 20, 2011, telling fans he was stepping away from the British metal legends due to “an on-going breakdown in working relationships between myself, elements of the band and management for some time.” Since Downing returned to the spotlight with his current band, KK’s Priest.

What does the Judas Priest cross mean?

AC: The Priest symbol of a pitchfork/cross first appeared on the cover of your second album, 1976’s Sad Wings of Destiny, around the neck of a fallen angel. It’s come to symbolize the triumvirate of two guitars and you.

Who is the current lead singer of Judas Priest?

Rob Halford
Tim OwensAl Atkins
Judas Priest/Lead singers

Are K.K. Downing and Glenn Tipton friends?

Judas Priest guitarist Glenn Tipton has spoken to Guitar World about the fractious relationship between the band and their former guitarist KK Downing, revealing that he’s chosen to break his silence on the simmering feud as his former friend has been levelling “sillier and sillier” accusations at both Priest, and …

What does KK stand for in K.K. Downing?

Kenneth Keith Downing Jr.

K. K. Downing
Born 27 October 1951 West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
Genres Heavy metal, hard rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitar

What is the Judas Priest logo?

The logo, like the whole ‘bottlecap’ artwork used in the cover, was designed by John Pasche, Gull Record’s graphic designer, who had also made designs for the Rolling Stones earlier in his career. In fact, the ‘bottlecap’ artwork was first intended to be used with the Stones, but it ended up on Priest’s debut.