British heavy metal icons JUDAS PRIEST have unleashed “Trial By Fire,” the second single from their forthcoming studio album, “Invincible Shield”
The track is available for streaming below.
“Invincible Shield” is scheduled to hit the music scene on March 8, 2024, via Sony Music. The album’s inaugural single, “Panic Attack,” is also accessible for streaming below.
The release date for JUDAS PRIEST‘s highly anticipated follow-up to 2018’s “Firepower” was officially revealed on October 7 during the band’s performance at the Power Trip festival in Indio, California.
During the band’s set, the unmistakable intro of BLACK SABBATH‘s “War Pigs” set the tone, and a graphic on the video screens unveiled the title “The Invincible Shield.”
The cover art for both the CD and vinyl editions of “Invincible Shield” is featured below.
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JUDAS PRIEST will take over the U.S.A. this spring with 14 shows. Produced by Live Nation, the trek kicks off on April 18 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Connecticut, making stops in Reading, Pennsylvania; Boston, Massachusetts; Rosemont, Illinois; Washington, D.C. and more before wrapping up in Syracuse, New York at Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater at Lakeview on May 22.
Bassist Ian Hill stands as the sole remaining original member of JUDAS PRIEST, which formed in 1969. Singer Rob Halford joined the group in 1973, and guitarist Glenn Tipton came aboard in 1974. Rob briefly departed PRIEST in the early 1990s to establish his own band, only to return to the band 2003. Original guitarist K.K. Downing parted ways with the band in 2011, and shredder Richie Faulkner stepped in as his replacement.