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[british.steel] Sunday, July 12, 2009 7:54:20 PM 
The likelyhood of them doing a Painkiller anniversary tour is very low to none, maybe some special releases but no tour...i mean do you really think Rob can hit those notes in 10 years from now? he is a metal god, but he struggles now, ten years i dont think they would do that. and defenders probably not either. because although that was an amazing album they are doing Brtish Steel because how ground breaking it was and how it mad them superstars! haha, and i dont think they would want to revisit every single good album theyve ever done! lol 

but in 2 more days i will see my first Priest concert!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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[FaithDefender] Sunday, July 12, 2009 9:24:00 AM 
I saw them last night at PNC. They were brilliantly awesome, to say the least! They never disappoint. Totally incredible to hear British Steel live, as this was the album that made me a fan. Rob wore denim for the album, then wen into his usual jacket changes with the rest of the songs. The crowd was very into it, and seats were no longer needed when they appeared. Since reuniting, I've seen them 5 times, but this one was special, as my Motown music loving wife of 32 years finally attended. She, along with my daughter loved it, and had a great time. Added to the set were Hell Patrol, The Ripper, Victim of Changes, Nostradamus, Freewheel Burning (when he rode out on the motorcycle), and finishing with You've Got Another Thing Coming. I may hve missed one or two, but I'm still on a 'high' and wish I could see them again tonight at Jones Beach. Priest, Priest, Priest, Priest, Priest, Priest!!!!
[-imbiber of exploits-] Saturday, July 11, 2009 8:24:12 PM 
There is a question to be asked--and I'm sure someone already asked it, butT I wasn't informed of the answer, so I'll re'ask this -- and if you, Judas Priest, or any other fan has any insight into this, PLEASE SEND ME A MESSAGE!

30th anniversary of 'British Steel' means a commemorative tour to be performed of the album in its entirety live. Neat. NOW . . . what's the likelihood that some other albums made in the '80s or, well, 'Painkiller' will have the same attention given to their anniversaries? The idea Judas Priest came up with for this tour is stellar, but if they had the same attention given to 'Defenders of the Faith' or 'Painkiller' (really any one besides 'British Steel', to be blunt) I & many other will go CRAZY in excitement! Well . . . let me know what the chances of that would be. I realize it may be silly to ask at this point of the tour, but here's a shot anyway! :-)

[Jeanine] Saturday, July 11, 2009 1:58:44 PM 
Please be so kind to vote for the best guitar duo in history:
[PRIESTMAN] Saturday, July 11, 2009 9:37:38 AM 
All I had to do was go to the Live Nation website and buy my tickets. There were tickets still available sec 102 10th row. About 8 seats there and about 15 seats all total in sec 102. There are a lot of tickets still available in the upper sections still so anyone who doesnt have tickets go to live nation and get your tickets they are $149.50 each. PRIEST PRIEST PRIEST.
[windswept] Saturday, July 11, 2009 7:55:34 AM 
tonight at pnc......i have section 104, row c, seat 9.  any one down in the front drop by and say hello.  seriously.  we can all geek out together tonight. 
Edited at: Saturday, July 11, 2009 7:55:55 AM
[t5priest] Friday, July 10, 2009 10:25:02 PM 
just got my 8th row ticket for pnc a few days ago . got lucky and waited till 7 days ago and 
kept scanning ebay for tix and boom !! last year i did the same thing and had 15th row .
it pays to go solo !! i was looking forward to a nostradumas show , because i love the disc
unlike many priest fans here . but i'm really looking forward to hear steeler live !!
can't wait !!  
[PRIESTMAN] Friday, July 10, 2009 6:46:56 PM 
Got my ticket for PNC 102 row N and am looking forward to this show big time. I just bought the tickets today and almost missed out. Holmdel is gonna be a rockin. PRIEST PRIEST PRIEST. The Priest is back!!!!!!!!!!
[windswept] Friday, July 10, 2009 8:07:48 AM 
anyone hitting the pnc show on saturday or jones beach sun?  always nice to meet fellow members.  driving up from dc...
[steve bolton] Thursday, July 09, 2009 11:40:16 PM 
The Toronto show July 9 / 2009 "British Steel" Anniversary Tour = Simply The Metal Gods at there Best :))))
[Scottzilla] Tuesday, July 07, 2009 6:00:37 PM 
In a fortnight and three The Band will arrive,
The crushing off skulls precedes.
Blood in veins, throbbing anticipation.
Thrusting forth to fill my needs.
Driving, driving, Driving!
The Priest!
Coming, coming coming!
The Priest
[Maple Syrup] Tuesday, July 07, 2009 12:02:31 PM 
A couple of quick observations IMO: on the tour setlist so far that I have been able to hear live via torrents. Once again IMO:

1) Metal Gods does not have the power as it had on the last tour, period.

2) They should have dumped Rock Hard Ride Free & kept Eat Me Alive. EMA absolutely killed on the last tour, RHRF is way past its prime.

3) The best songs from the British Steel Set are easily: Rapid Fire, Steeler & Old To be Wise.

4) The setlist is too short. They should have added at least 2 additional songs. Especially with the traditional BTL, LAM & YGATC already there....

5) Great to hear the electric version of Diamonds & Rust again! No sleepy ballads on setlist; I am glad they gave Painkiller a rest.

6) Finally, no songs from Stained Class/HBFL or POE leaves a huge void...

Mple Syrp 
[(V)etal Rob] Tuesday, July 07, 2009 10:42:36 AM 
Here is a Link to my picture from the 7/5/2009 Wallingford CT show!


[Kroman] Monday, July 06, 2009 5:38:56 PM 
I was there too.  You are right and I was wrong.  I don't know what I was thinking.  Concert was awesome, had to drive 2 hours home to Fort Wayne, and then I posted my review at 12:30 in the morning having to get up at 5:00 a.m. to go to work. 

Now I'm thinking about driving to Chicago, Cincinnati, or Clarkston Michigan to see them again.  Maybe I'll get the setlist right next time!  Sorry for the delay in replying.
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[british.steel] Monday, July 06, 2009 12:41:01 PM 
I can barely sleep im so excited! but i found out i have conditioning for football that day in the morning, ugh i dont wanna go to tht. lol
[HOT ROCKIN' METAL GODDESS] Monday, July 06, 2009 11:38:32 AM 
And we'll be there with ya!! I can barely sit still I'm so excited, how about you?
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[british.steel] Monday, July 06, 2009 11:33:39 AM 

well ill be seeing them for the 1st time in 8 days now!!!!!!!!!

[lilmac] Monday, July 06, 2009 10:49:04 AM 

Pretty simple- Halford is simply concentrating on the song and/or using the teleprompter in the process. He does give it 100%, don't believe me? GO SEE THEM LIVE!!! Last year we saw the KC show and then Phoenix (where he resides part of the year), where in the desert he feels right at HOME. He absolutely tore it up! The bottom line is this- if you like PRIEST, go see 'em NOW while you still can see one of the finest hard rock/heavy metal bands of ALL TIME!!!

After listening to the Priest since 4th grade- 1977, I can tell you this- there ain't nothing like JUDAS PRIEST!!!!\

D of KC

[british.steel] Sunday, July 05, 2009 8:51:24 PM 

Somebody said earlier, that Rob was better this tour and not hunched over in one spot during a whole song. I saw a video on youtube, i think it was Hellrider maybe, but Rob spent most of the song hunched over, it was weird i didnt know if it was part of the act he was putting on with the song or if he was hurt or sumthing? lol

[seventongueXXX] Sunday, July 05, 2009 5:11:59 PM 
Rob Halford has to pace himself when he sings live. He has to conserve energy. He's got to make sure that he lasts until the very final note. He's got the hardest job out of all the other guys. He does a damn good job and I thought the last DVD was fantastic. "Painkiller" is enough to rip your vocal cords.
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