Photos: Judas Priest at the Warfield

Judas Priest (photo: Jon Bauer) Words by Aaron Rubin I last saw Judas Priest over 35 years ago at the Long Beach Arena on the band’s Screaming for Vengeance tour — it was my first real concert. For me, a 15-year-old metalhead in those prelapsarian days (i.e., before the rise of hair metal), Judas Priest represented the Platonic ideal of a heavy metal band. Perhaps if push had come to shove, I would have said Van Halen was my favorite band — they were the hometown heroes, after all — and perhaps Iron Maiden was pushing boundaries in more innovative ways. [...]

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