Priest Earn First Career Top 10 Billboard Debut

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - AUGUST 02: Singer Rob Halford (L) and guitarist Glenn Tipton of the band Judas Priest perform at The Gibson Amphitheatre on August 2, 2009 in Universal City, California.
Forty years in, and they’re still hitting milestones!

Per, Judas Priest’s Redeemer of Souls is expected to debut at no. 6 on this week’s Billboard 200 with about 31,000 copies sold.  This is the highest debut in the band’s history, with the next highest debut being 2008’s Nostradamus, which came in at no. 11

To add to the good Priest news, more dates have been announced for their fall North American tour!  The new dates are listed below, but a complete list of stops, head over to

Judas Priest – Fall 2014 Tour – Newly Announced Dates

Oct-18 Pittsburgh, PA Petersen Events Center
Oct-21 Kansas City, MO Arvest Bank Theatre
Oct-22 Evansville, IN Ford Center
Oct-25 Portsmouth, VA nTelos Wireless Pavilion
Oct-26 Simpsonville, SC Charter Amphitheatre
Nov-02 Corpus Christi, TX Concrete Street Amphitheater
Nov-04 Laredo, TX Laredo Energy Arena
Nov-08 El Paso, TX Don Haskins Center
Nov-10 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE
Nov-16 San Jose, CA City National Civic
Nov-19 Denver, CO 1STBANK Center
Nov-21 Boise, ID CenturyLink Arena
Nov-22 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome