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5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding Return To Form For The Metal Rock God's, 14 July 2014
This review is from: Redeemer of Souls (Audio CD)
Judas Priest : Redeemer Of Souls.
Product Information.
1xCD plus a free mp3 AutoRip Download.
Also Available as a Deluxe Edition.

Track Listing.
Song Title Time
1)Dragonaut 4:26.
2)Redeemer of Souls 3:58.
3)Halls of Valhalla 6:04.
4)Sword of Damocles 4:54.
5)March of the Damned 3:56.
6)Down in Flames 3:55.
7)Hell & Back 4:45.
8)Cold Blooded 5:25.
9)Metalizer 4:37.
10)Crossfire 3:50.
11)Secrets of the Dead 5:41.
12)Battle Cry 5:17.
13)Beginning of the End 5:07.

The Deluxe Edition contains 5 extra Bonus Tracks.

Song Title Time
1)Snakebite 3:14.
2)Tears of Blood 4:17.
3)Creatures 4:25.
4)Bring It On 3:16.
5) Never Forget 6:25.

Synopsis.
Metal Legends Judas Priest return with their 17th studio album featuring the tracks `Redeemer Of Souls' & `March Of The Damned'.

Timelord Thoughts.
Redeemer Of Souls is Judas Priest's 17th studio album "Redeemer of Souls" with this new album marks the band's first album to not feature songwriter K.K. Downing, who has been replaced with former Lauren Harris guitarist Richie Faulkner.

Redeemer of Souls is a return to thunderous and unrelenting anthems that Judas Priest do best, While Priest's previous album "Nostradamus," received a mixed response from hardcore Priest fan's for it's synthesizer-heavy sound, "Redeemer of Souls" sees a strong return to the classic Judas Priest hard metal sound throughout the 13 track album which is particularly evident in songs "Halls of Valhalla" & "Dragonaut." which standout & show Priest delivering hardcore anthems that are the albums two standout tracks.

"Crossfire" sees Judas Priest's flavour past blues rock influences while "March of the Damned" is a Guitar heavy affair , the title track "Redeemer of Souls" delivers energetic lead vocals by singer Rob Halford.

"Battle Cry" & "Metalizer"particularly showcases a strong high octave vocals from Halford blending excellent guitar work thunderous drumming, "Hell & Back" feels like it should've been on Priests previous album "Nostradamus" while "Cold Blooded" is a slower yet excellent rock track.

Overall, "Redeemer of Souls" Sees the 62 year old singer Rob Halford staying true to the bands roots & style of music of pure metal joy that's full of powerful metal anthems, New member Guitarist Richie Faulkner has certainly had a positive influence on the band & revitalized Judas Priest who seem rejuvenated & have delivered their strongest album here in over a decade.

Timelord Rating.
9/10
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Initial post: 14 Jul 2014 13:27:15 BDT
Jimi jac says:
Just brought the album myself TL, can't wait to finish work & listen to it. Can't believe Rob Halford is 62!

Posted on 14 Jul 2014 13:29:43 BDT
rbmusicman says:
Never really got into 'Judas Priest' though always aware of
the groups music.
Nevertheless a good review of the album.

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Jul 2014 14:48:12 BDT
B. Strong says:
agree....always delighted to read reviews from fans who are enthusiastic about their bands and this reviewer obviously cares. I might be persuaded to fork out for the album.

Posted on 14 Jul 2014 15:34:06 BDT
Timelord007 says:
Thank you all for such kind comments, this is a excellent album showcasing theres still life in the ole rockers yet.

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Jul 2014 16:14:12 BDT
B. Strong says:
well i've gone and done it and bought the album...my first since Painkiller. Thanks for your review.

In reply to an earlier post on 15 Jul 2014 00:26:17 BDT
Timelord007 says:
I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
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