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Re: Judas Priest had the pleasure to see em at GMM when they where the closing act on saturdy when madman OZZY didnt make it to belgium due to a sickness i whas a early fan of judas priest , rob had a special , not metal sounding like voice but the lyrics and sounds where quiet good breakin the law , the sinner , Painkiller , 'You've Got Another Thing Coming and many many more pulled me 2 like em a lot through the years i listned 2 them but didn't follow em especially anymore luckilly they gave a great and longlasting show i will remember for many years 2 come :P

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Re: Judas Priest Painkiller was the first Priest song I ever heard, it's what got me into them and so of course the first Priest album I ever bought was Painkiller, Sad Wings Of Destiny is my second fave Priest album though and yes Priest does have some shockers, Turbo being in my opinion one of the worst metal albums ever made

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Re: Judas Priest I liked how they changed things up a bit with the Nostradamus concept album especially after the disappointment of AoR, SFV really is an over-rated album, I've stopped listening to it entirely, it's a shame that so many people hate on everything Priest did with "Ripper" Owens, I thought it was pretty good myself

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Re: Judas Priest Screaming is overrated, but still has some good songs, and is far from their worst album. I can't put Painkiller anywhere near Sad Wings, Sin After Sin, or Stained Class. I think I even like Defenders of the Faith more than Painkiller, but that album is fantastic, their only 80's album to come close to their early work in terms of quality.

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Re: Judas Priest NTNR and I finally agree on something and you say we're both wrong, thats actually kind of funny, I think Painkiller is one of the best metal albums out there, in my opinion it is absolutely essential for any metal fan, all the albums you mentioned are great, I have and like all of them, but I think I rate Painkiller so highly because it was the album that first got me into Priest, before that album all I had were thrash albums so Painkiller got me interested in other genres of metal, its thanks to that one album that I started checking out the history of metal and discovered Sabbath, Maiden and Motorhead, and thanks to that album that I started looking for bands on programmes like Headbangers Ball (I know now that MTV is not the best place to look for metal) basically my current taste in metal can be attributed mainly to that one album

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Re: Judas Priest it is hard to fault early Priest, but I think Painkiller produced some of Priests best material, songs like Between The Hammer And The Anvil, Hell Patrol, A Touch Of Evil, One Shot At Glory, All Guns Blazing, Night Crawler and of course the title track (actually I think I just named almost every song on that album), all in my opinion hard hitting Priest tracks which probably stand out more because of the poorer quality JP albums which preceded them. I also personally feel the Nostradamus album is over-looked, I think its one of their better albums, it's certainly much better then Angel Of Retribution was

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