Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest Undergoes “Major Emergency Heart Surgery”

Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner has undergone a “Major Emergency Heart Surgery” today. He is said to be “stable and resting” afterwards, as updated in a social media post by Richie’s girlfriend Mariah Lynch, daughter of former Dokken guitarist George Lynch. Mariah is Faulkner’s partner and mother of his child, Daisy Mae, born in July 2020. The band postponed the rest of their current headline tour of North America 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour, so Richie could get the medical care and recovery he needed. Continue reading

Judas Priest Postpones The Rest of their 50 Years of Heavy Metal Tour Due to Richie Faulkner’s Heart Condition

Devastating news as Judas Priest shredder Richie Faulkner has a major medical condition (heart) that has landed him in the hospital for treatment. Thus the Judas Priest tour is postponed until a later date. News was proken by the Judas Priest PR team. The Priest were finally celebrating their 50th anniversary this year with the The 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour, with Sabaton as openers.Get well soon Richie! Continue reading