For the past few weeks, metalheads worldwide have undoubtedly been enjoying the “sneak peak” title track from Judas Priest‘s forthcoming ‘Redeemer of Souls’ album.
On Monday, May 19th, the official leadoff single from the album, “March of the Damned,” will be released to rock and metal radio, and will be available for purchase via all digital sales providers.
Additionally, on the same day, preorders for the full album will be made available through iTunes: http://smarturl.it/redeemerofsouls-albm
As the band themselves said about “March of the Damned,” “Our passion for heavy metal has never diminished, and this track sounds off with real conviction!” Listen to the new song below:
‘Redeemer of Souls’ will be made available from Epic Records on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014, as both a standard version and a deluxe edition with five bonus tracks. When asked what fans can expect from Priest’s 17th album overall, guitarist Glenn Tipton replied, “Sometimes in the past we may have come under fire for being too adventurous musically – so we have listened!! From start to finish ‘Redeemer of Souls’ is 13 songs of pure classic Priest metal!!”
Comprised of Rob Halford (vocals), Glenn Tipton (guitar), Richie Faulkner (guitar), Ian Hill (bass), and Scott Travis (drums), Judas Priest is responsible for some of heavy metal’s all-time classic songs (“Living After Midnight,” “Breaking the Law,” “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming,” etc.) and albums (‘British Steel,’ ‘Screaming for Vengeance,’ ‘Painkiller,’ etc.
And soon, fans will discover that Priest has assembled another metal classic, with the “March of the Damned” single and ‘Redeemer of Souls’ full-length.