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Legendary metal gods rocked the Scotiabank Centre last night

Last night, at the Scotiabank Centre, legendary metal gods Judas Priest were as hard as British steel. Thousands of people shouted "Priest! Priest!" as a giant banner shielded the stage until suddenly it dropped into smoke, and Rob 'METAL GOD' Halford, Glenn Tipton, Richie Faulkner, Ian Hill and Scott Travis hammered into the Redeemer of Souls Tour.

The first half of the show featured a number of Redeemer songs and more recent releases; the second half featured fucking classics like "Screaming for Vengeance," "Electric Eye," "Breaking the Law," and "You Got Another Thing Coming." Faulkner (K.K. Downing's replacement) shred for his life. Halford drove onto the stage on a motorcycle, which remained onstage as he sang operatic melodies with the audience, thanked Halifax for forty years of fandom and blew my fucking mind.


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JUDAS FUCKING PRIEST

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