JUDAS PRIEST RAM IT DOWN 12" VINYL LP ALBUM

Description:  This was the first Judas Priest album on which guitarists K.K. Downing and Glenn Tipton adopted the use of the sweep-picking technique. It was the incorporation of this into their playing, as well as high-speed, technical soloing, that turned it into shred on this album

 

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Description / Collectors information: 
This album includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by "Judas Priest"

Music Genre:  Heavy Metal Hard Rock 
Album  Production information:

The album: "Ram it Down" was produced by: Tom Allom, Glen Tipton, Robert Halford, K.K. Downing

  Tom "Colonel" Allom is a British Sound Engineer and Music Producer, during the 1970s and 1980s he has worked with bands like: "Black Sabbath" , "Cobra", " Def Leppard" , "Judas Priest" , "Kix", "Krokus" , "Wolf".

 

Media Format:

 
12" Vinyl Full-Length Stereo Long-Play  Gramophone Record
Album weight: 230 gram  

Band Members and Musicians on: Judas Priest Ram it Down

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Rob Halford - Vocals
  • K.K. Downing - Guitars
  • Glenn Tipton - Guitars
  • Ian Hill - Bass Guitar
  • Dave Holland - Drums

Track Listing of: "Ram it Down"

The Songs/tracks on "Ram it Down" are

  • Ram It Down 4:48
  • Heavy Metal 5:58
  • Love Zone 3:58
  • Come and Get It 4:07
  • Hard as Iron 4:09
  • Blood Red Skies 7:50
  • I'm a Rocker 3:58
  • Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry) 4:39
  • Love You to Death 4:36
  • Monsters of Rock 5:30

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Record Label Details: Red Colour CBS 461108 ℗ 1988 CBS Records Sound Copyright

JUDAS PRIEST - Vinyl Discography & Album Cover Gallery

Judas Priest's impact on heavy metal is immeasurable. Their music, image, and attitude have helped shape the genre into what it is today. Their enduring legacy continues to inspire and influence new generations of heavy metal fans and musicians. Judas Priest is not just a band, but a cultural phenomenon that has left an indelible mark on the world of music.

Band Information:

  Judas Priest is a legendary British heavy metal band that has been rocking the world for over five decades. The band's influence on the genre of heavy metal cannot be overstated. With their leather and studs, screaming guitar solos, and frontman Rob Halford's piercing vocals, they have become the quintessential embodiment of heavy metal.

 History of Judas Priest:

 Judas Priest was formed in 1969 in Birmingham, England, by guitarist K.K. Downing and bassist Ian Hill. The band went through several lineup changes before settling on the classic lineup of Downing, Hill, vocalist Rob Halford, drummer Les Binks, and guitarist Glenn Tipton. The band's first album, "Rocka Rolla," was released in 1974 and was a mix of bluesy hard rock and heavy metal. It wasn't until their second album, "Sad Wings of Destiny," that they fully embraced heavy metal.

 Judas Priest's sound was defined by their twin-guitar attack, with Tipton and Downing's harmonized leads and galloping rhythms becoming a hallmark of the genre. Halford's soaring vocals added a melodic and dramatic element to their sound, while Hill and Binks provided a solid foundation for the music. The band's image also became an essential part of their identity, with their leather and studs, biker jackets, and motorcycle imagery becoming iconic.

 Impact on Heavy Metal:

 Judas Priest's impact on heavy metal cannot be overstated. They were one of the pioneers of the genre, and their influence can be heard in countless bands that followed. The band's high-pitched vocals, driving rhythms, and screaming guitar solos became a template for the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) that emerged in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Bands like Iron Maiden, Saxon, and Def Leppard all cited Judas Priest as an influence.

 Judas Priest's influence also extended to the United States, where they were part of the so-called "Big Four" of heavy metal, along with Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth. Their sound and image inspired countless bands, and they helped establish heavy metal as a legitimate genre of music. In the 1980s, they became one of the biggest bands in the world, with hit songs like "Breaking the Law," "Living After Midnight," and "You've Got Another Thing Comin'."

 Legacy:

 Judas Priest's legacy is undeniable. They have influenced generations of heavy metal bands and have helped establish the genre as a legitimate form of music. Their music continues to resonate with fans around the world, and they remain one of the most respected and revered bands in heavy metal. In 2018, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, cementing their status as one of the most important bands in the history of rock music.

JUDAS PRIEST - Unleashed In The East NWOBHM 1979

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  CBS 83852 , 1979 , Europe

  "Unleashed in the East" is the first official live album by the British heavy metal band Judas Priest. It is the first Priest album to be produced by Tom Allom who would remain at the helm for the next decade for the band, and the last release to feature drummer Les Binks.

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