Judas Priest Were Heading Towards A Breakup
Downing dropped his bombshell in December but the band only revealed he'd left when they announced their Epitaph final world tour in April. They're working on a new album with former Lauren Harris axeman Faulkner and do plan to play further live shows – but they won't be embarking on any more large-scale global treks.
"It was a difficult time for us. We almost gave up; and if we hadn't found Richie I don't think we'd be here today," Tipton tells Everything Rocks. "It had to be the right man for the job – we had to find that spark or it wouldn't have worked. We could have looked and looked, and never found the right person." more on this story
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