Thursday, April 21, 2011

KK Downing Judas Priest leaves unexpectedly

KK Downing, Judas Priest guitarist, has unexpectedly left the British band on the eve of his upcoming World Tour Epitaph, which was to be the last world tour which would take advantage quintet to play tracks from all their albums and songs that had never played live. The defection of guitarist in the band that had more than four decades, is due to change of plans from other components not to terminate the career of veteran heavy metal band, they even announced they are working on new album which will be released in 2012.

And as the saying goes: a dead king, king post; Judas Priest have announced that the replacement will be Richie Faulkner KK Downing, British guitarist of thirty-one years has been with Lauren Harris, daughter of Steve Harris, and has served Dirty Deeds group. As always in these cases the band has issued a press release where they say "who respect their decision and wish him all the best", and the withdrawal of Downing who is now leader of right, I was facto, the English training Glenn Tipton.

But the guitarist himself was responsible for hanging on its website a message for fans: All fans of Judas Priest will miss KK Downing in this tour will pass through our country in summer:

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