Original Judas Priest Singer Al Atkins Announces Solo Album

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(Glass Onyon) Original Judas Priest singer Al Atkins has announced his new solo album "Reloaded". A released date was not revealed in the announcement but the Pledge Music page showed that 52 days were left to pre-order the various packages as of Tuesday (Oct 18th).

Atkins has release a promo video for the album here and we were sent the following details about the effort: "The album is a collection tracks from the last four decades, that Al has either written or performed from his days in Judas Priest to his last live band Holy Rage. It features special guest appearances: with Ian Hill of Judas Priest, (who performed on the original recordings of some of these classics like 'Victim Of Changes' from the 'Sad Wings Of Destiny' album. Apart from Judas Priest Ian Hill has never recorded with anyone outside of the band until now!

"It also features John McCoy (Ex Gillan) Ralf Scheepers of Germany from Primal Fear dueting with Al on 'Victim Of Changes', A solo from Roy Z Ramirez of 'Halford' & 'Bruce Dickinson', A Japanese guitarist Tsuyoshi Ikedo from Unviel Raze, The Australian Stu 'Hammer' Marshall of Death Dealer, Chris Johnson from Holy Rage, from the UK Rob Allen on drums and last but not least long time friend and collaborator Guitarist & Producer of many of Al's albums Paul May.

"These tracks have appeared in various forms on many albums over the past forty years. 'Reloaded' also features a bonus track that is an excerpt of a guitar solo from the very Judas Priest demo featuring Ian Hill on Bass and KK Downing on guitar a never heard treat for all Judas Priest fanatics."

Mind Conception
A Void To Avoid
Coming Thick & Fast
Heavy Thoughts
Never Satisfied
Money Talks
Cradle To The Grave
Love At War
Victim Of Changes
bonus track:
Mind Conception (early Judas Priest demo extract)

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