It is regrettable that the British heavy metal legends Judas Priest announced that guitarist as Downing has officially retired from the band, and therefore can not join them in their tour of ‘Epitaph’ future.
Band respect his decision and of course all wish him well.
After thinking long and hard about how to proceed, singer Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, guitarist, bassist Ian Hill and drummer Scott Travis unanimously that it should proceed in the round and not let down the fans all over the world.
Also stepped up in the fate of and deliver the perfect alternative – 31 years), British guitarist Richie Faulkner – has blended perfectly in the band, and great talent is going to set the stage on fire.
That the ‘Epitaph’ tour of all of the songs of Judas Priest studio album and the tracks are also not performed before on stage – in addition to all the old favorites.