In a descriptive detail about the album, Glenn Tipton explains, "We've got a lot of energy. We're firing on all cylinders and it's obvious on this album. I think it's the most natural JUDAS PRIEST album. A lot of people who have listened to it have said it's timeless. You couldn't really date it. Find a Judas Priest - Angel Of Retribution first pressing or reissue. Complete your Judas Priest collection. Shop Vinyl and CDs. I have to start somewhere and 'Angel of Retribution' album was chosen as a subject for my first ever Judas Priest review. The album is a very important piece in the band's history: The classic formation was back together again, as singer Rob Halford had returned to the line-up in (Tim "Ripper" Owens sang on 2.
One of the most eagerly awaited (and pre-ordained) reunions in metal history has finally taken place, and the recorded results are here at last. The first JUDAS PRIEST album in nearly 15 years to feature original vocalist Rob Halford, "Angel of Retribution" may not be the masterpiece some were expecting (perhaps the hype. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Angel of Retribution - Judas Priest on AllMusic - - Described by the newly reunited band as "the. Angel of Retribution is the fifteenth studio album by British heavy metal band Judas Priest and the first since 's Painkiller to feature vocalist Rob Halford, who rejoined the band in Musically, Angel of Retribution features Judas Priest returning to a sound more akin to 's Defenders of the Faith with more.
And the album definitely makes references Priest's past, from the opening screech of "Judas Is Rising" to more direct lyrical name-checking (Painkiller in " Demonizer" and Sad Wings of Destiny in "Angel"). But there is a newer experimentation - a slower, darker streak - also evident on Halford's underrated Crucible, that lets. 3 Mar Rob Halford's first Judas Priest album in 15 years marks a return to the band's classic early '80s sound.