Judas Priest Announces New Album “Invincible Shield”, Shares New Song “Panic Attack”
British heavy metal band Judas Priest, consisting of Ian Hill (bass), Rob Halford (lead vocals), Glenn Tipton (guitar), Scott Travis (drums) and Richie Faulkner (guitar), has announced their nineteenth studio album “Invincible Shield” will be released on March 8, 2024.
It is their first album in six years since the 2018 album “Firepower”.
The album comprises 14-track, and the band recorded the album with producer and touring guitarist Andy Sneap in Phoenix, Arizona.
The band guitarist Richie Faulkner told Anne Erickson of Audio Ink Radio about the album, “There are definitely a few more twists and turns on this record. There are a few more musical parts. So, there might be a bit of...as I said, there are twists and turns. But, I've used the word progressive before, and the Internet ripped me. But it is progressive in the sense that it's not verse-chorus-verse-chorus-solo-chorus-finish. It's musical part-verse-musical part. It might do a few twits and turns, musically. It veers from the half of it, a bit like 'Sinner' or 'Tyrant' or something like that. So, it's a bit more '70s Priest, which I welcome as a guitar player.”
He continued, “Every PRIEST album has kind of stood on its own, stylistically. It's had that DNA of JUDAS PRIEST, because the characters are so strong. But it's always been a little bit different — retaining that DNA but having its own character. So, this one's no different, really, in the sense that it's obviously JUDAS PRIEST, but it's its own animal; it stands on its own two legs.”
From the album, the band released the first single called “Panic Attack” on October 13, 2023.
The track was written by Glenn Tipton, Rob Halford, and Richie Faulkner. Produced by Andy Sneap.
Photo by James Hodges
- source : Apple Music