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Sad wings of destiny (Digipak) ~ Judas Priest
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5.0 out of 5 stars remastered at last, 11 Oct 2012
One of the most important gothic heavy metal releases of all time. Mastery of contrast between light and dark, melodic and cacaphonic, subtle and bludgeoning. Rocks harder than just about any other record released in 1976. Blew minds when it first came out, and revered by the likes of Metallica/etc. etc. Nuff said, been said before. I'm here to talk about the Repertoire Records re-issue of this classic album. It sounds like it is supposed to!!!

Up until recently, the only compact disc version of this album was on the Koch Records label. If you've ever owned the original vinyl (on the Gull label), then later got a Koch copy on cd, then you know that the Koch cd muffles the… Read more