JUDAS PRIEST Unplugged On 99.9 KISW: Audio Available

A 99.9 KISW audio recording of JUDAS PRIEST members Rob Halford, K.K. Downing and Glenn Tipton performing acoustic versions of the tracks "Worth Fighting For" and "Diamonds and Rust" (JOAN BAEZ cover) backstage at the White River Ampitheater in Seattle, WA on July 6 has been posted online at this location (MP3, 7.16 MB)

As previously reported, Halford, Downing and Tipton recently performed "Worth Fighting For" and "Diamonds and Rust" acoustically for an appearance on VH1 Classic, which will air on Saturday, July 16 at noon and midnight ET. While acoustic performances are relatively new territory for PRIEST, Tipton told Launch that the band may explore the idea further. "We're actually enjoying ourselves talking about some possibilities of what we could do acoustically, like an acoustic version of a metal song, not just an acoustic version of an acoustic song," he said. "So we're putting our heads together at the moment and trying to think how we can rearrange some of this stuff that would be interesting and valid."

PRIEST have been performing their cover of JOAN BAEZ's "Diamonds and Rust" acoustically on their current world tour.

JUDAS PRIEST's latest album, "Angel of Retribution", has sold 146,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.


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