Why See Judas Priest?
THE 2019 FIREPOWER TOUR
Judas Priest are heading back to the US for their 2019 tour which continues to support their critically acclaimed recently released album, Firepower. This tour will feature the band's latest line up of singer Rob Halford, guitarists Glenn Tipton and Richie Faulkner, bassist Ian Hill, and drummer Scott Travis and will also feature support from hard rock act Uriah Heep.
The band originally announced their intent to retire in 2012, with their "Epitaph" tour set to coincide with the departure of Dowling; however, retirement was not for the group as they soon came back with new music! With their career now spanning 40 years Judas Priest show no signs of slowing down.
Having rocketed to superstar status with the release of 1982's Screaming for Vengeance - which to this date remains the band's most successful album - the band are also noted for spawning the macho metal/biker look that is now commonplace for metal bands. And if anybody was in any doubt as to the depth of their status, in 2010, Priest were rated by MTV as the second "Greatest Metal Band" of all time after Black Sabbath. In 2017 Judas Priest have also been nominated to be inducted into the Rock n' Roll hall of Fame, adding to the bands prestigious and infamous status as one of the best Metal bands in the world.
What you thought
4 reviews, average rating: (4.8 Stars)
JP never disappoints and this show was no exception. Rob Halford is amazing.... more
Scott Gorham's (Thin Lizzy) band BSR led off the night with some nice energy... more
Spread the word
Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Judas Priest at Portland Memorial Coliseum.
Keep up to date
I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.
Please note: The term Portland Memorial Coliseum and/or Judas Priest as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Portland Memorial Coliseum and/or Judas Priest and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Portland Memorial Coliseum and/or Judas Priest and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.