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WATCH: Judas Priest Return With Fiery "Lightning Strike" Video

By: Scott T. Sterling

January 5, 2018

The Priest is back.

Heavy metal pioneers Judas Priest have returned with “Lightning Strike,” the first single from the band’s new album, Firepower.

Firepower reunites the band with producer Tom Allom, who worked with Judas Priest on such legendary albums as British Steel and Screaming for Vengeance. GRAMMY Award–winning producer Andy Sneap (Saxon, Accept) was also part of the production team. Speaking with Revolver, frontman Rob Halford explained that the co-producers bring elements of both classic and modern metal, striking a nice balance for the record. 

Firepower will be the first new Judas Priest album since 2014’s Redeemer of Souls when it’s released on March 9.

Watch the music video below.