Judas Priest Announce 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour 2020

Judas Priest is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year with a world tour coming to the US in the fall. The 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour will also feature Sabaton as openers and is being fueled by the highest-charting album of Priest’s career ‘Firepower’ which peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200. Judas Priest originally formed in 1970 in Birmingham, England (an area that many feel birthed heavy metal). The original nucleus of musicians – Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, KK Downing and Ian Hill (along with several different drummers over the years) would go on to change the face of heavy metal. The band has made some of the greatest albums in music history. Judas Priest’s lineup also includes Scott Travis on drums, and Richie Faulkner on lead guitar. Andy Sneap has been touring with the band on rhythm and lead guitar since 2018. In 2017 (and again in 2019) Their latest studio album Firepower (produced by Sneap and Tom Allom) which received global success and critical acclaim and released via Epic Records in 2018. The band was nominated for the 2020 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame.

Judas Priest are primed and ready to deliver the goods with our 50 Heavy Metal Years anniversary celebration stage show spectacular! Performing a blistering cross section of songs from our lives in metal – we can’t wait to raise horns with you again at this once in a metal lifetime event!” – Judas Priest

Judas Priest Announce 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour Dates:

9/9/2020 in Oxon Hill, MD at MGM National Harbor

9/11/2020 in Uniondale, NY at Nassau Coliseum

9/12/2020 in Ledyard, CT at Foxwoods Casino Arena

9/14/2020 in Philadelphia, PA at The Mann Center

9/15/2020 in Newark, NJ at Prudential Center

9/17/2020 in Charlotte, NC at PNC Music Pavilion

9/18/2020 in Orlando, FL at Central Florida Fair – Rebel Rock Fest

9/21/2020 in Grand Rapids, MI at Van Andel Arena

9/23/2020 in Detroit, MI at Fox Theatre

9/24/2020 in Youngstown, OH at Covelli Centre

9/26/2020 in Chicago, IL at Rosemont Theatre

9/27/2020 in Minneapolis, MN at The Armory

9/29/2020 in Milwaukee, WI at Miller High Life Theatre

9/30/2020 in St. Louis, MO at Saint Louis Music Park

10/2/2020 in Oklahoma City, OK at The Zoo Amphitheatre

10/3/2020 in Dallas, TX at Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

10/5/2020 in Austin, TX at HEB Center

10/6/2020 in San Antonio, TX at Freeman Coliseum

10/8/2020 in Albuquerque, NM at Sandia Resort and Casino

10/9/2020 in Denver, CO at The Mission Ballroom

10/11/2020 in Salt Lake City, UT at Vivint Smart Home Arena

10/13/2020 in Phoenix, AZ at Arizona Federal Theatre

10/15/2020 in Los Angeles, CA at Microsoft Theater

10/17/2020 in Las Vegas, NV at Zappos Theatre at Planet Hollywood