Posts Tagged ‘rob halford’

By Metal Dave Compared to my other youthful offenses, lying to my parents so I could attend my first Judas Priest concert is practically cute today. Seriously. Just ask my Mom. The year was 1984. My co-conspirator was my younger sister who — despite a mighty showing by the storming Priest (and a hungry Great White) — would […]

By David Glessner Special to the American-Statesman Rob Halford has been sober since 1986, but that won’t stop him from scoring a fix when he lands in Austin this week. Worry not, however, as he won’t be breaking the law. “I love Mexican food,” said the 63-year-old Judas Priest singer, calling from his native Great […]

By Metal Dave Glessner Where do you start when Rob Halford grants you an interview? The better question is where do you stop? When the answers are coming from the Metal God himself, it’s tempting to not only ask about Judas Priest, but also about his pets, shoe size and favorite recipes. Hell, he’s Rob Halford!!! […]

I AM NOT WORTHY!: Ronnie James Dio signs my albums backstage in San Antonio on the 2007 Heaven and Hell Tour. My look of disbelief pretty much says it all. As promised, this is Part 2 of my tribute series marking the one-year anniversary of Ronnie James Dio’s passing. I give you my 2007 interview with […]