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Encyclopedia > Defenders of the Faith
Defenders of the Faith
Studio album by Judas Priest
Released January 4, 1984
Recorded 1983
Genre Heavy metal
Speed Metal
Length 49:43
Label Columbia Records
Producer(s) Tom Allom
Professional reviews
Judas Priest chronology
Screaming for Vengeance
(July 17, 1982)
Defenders of the Faith
(January 4, 1984)
Turbo
(April 15, 1986)

Defenders of the Faith is the 10th album by British heavy metal band Judas Priest. The album was recorded at Ibiza Sound Studios, Ibiza, Spain and mixed from September to November 1983 at DB Recording Studios and Bayshore Recording Studios in Miami, Florida. The LP & cassette tape were released on January 4, 1984 and later appeared on CD in July. A re-mastered CD was released in May 2001. Two tracks were released as singles, "Freewheel Burning" & "Love Bites". Judas Priest - Defenders of the Faith album cover Used on Wikipedia under fair use guidelines: Low resolution copy of the album cover RedWolf 05:39, Feb 14, 2004 (UTC) This is an album cover. ... A studio album is a collection of previously unreleased, studio-recorded tracks by a recording artist. ... Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in 1970 in Birmingham. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Heavy metal (sometimes referred to simply as metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Columbia Records is the oldest brand name in recorded sound, dating back to 1888, and was the first record company to produce pre-recorded records as opposed to blank cylinders. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Tom Allom is a producer who is most famous for producing Judas Priest. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links 3. ... Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in 1970 in Birmingham. ... Screaming for Vengeance is the 8th studio album by British heavy metal band Judas Priest. ... Turbo is the 11th album by British heavy metal band Judas Priest. ... Heavy metal (sometimes referred to simply as metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s. ... Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in 1970 in Birmingham. ... Ibiza (Catalan: Eivissa) is one of the Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean Sea (), belonging to Balearic Islands (Spain). ... Nickname: Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida. ... A gramophone record, (also phonograph record - often simply record) is an analog sound recording medium: a flat disc rotating at a constant angular velocity, with inscribed spiral grooves in which a stylus or needle rides. ... A Compact Disc or CD is an optical disc used to store digital data, originally developed for storing digital audio. ...

Contents

Track listing

  1. Freewheel Burning – 4:22
  2. Jawbreaker – 3:25
  3. Rock Hard Ride Free – 5:34
  4. The Sentinel – 5:04
  5. Love Bites – 4:47
  6. Eat Me Alive – 3:34
  7. Some Heads Are Gonna Roll (Bob Halligan, Jr) – 4:05
  8. Night Comes Down – 3:58
  9. Heavy Duty – 2:25
  10. Defenders of the Faith – 1:30

Freewheel Burning is a song by the British heavy metal band Judas Priest. ... Love Bites (1985) is a pornographic movie featuring Traci Lords as a nurse. ... Some Heads Are Gonna Roll is a song by Heavy Metal band Judas Priest off of their album Defenders of the Faith. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

2001 Bonus Tracks

  1. Turn on Your Light – 5:23
  2. Heavy Duty/Defenders of the Faith (Live) – 5:26

All songs by Tipton, Halford and Downing except "Some Heads Are Gonna Roll" as noted above.


Personnel

Robert John Arthur Halford (born August 25, 1951) is an English singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist for the heavy metal band Judas Priest. ... K.K. Downing of Judas Priest K.K. Downing was born as Kenneth Downing on October 27, 1951 in Walsall, England. ... Glenn Raymond Tipton (born October 25, 1948 in Blackheath, England) is one of the lead guitarists for British heavy metal institution Judas Priest. ... Ian Hill of Judas Priest Ian Frank Hill (born January 20, 1951) is a founding member and bass player for Birmingham heavy metal band Judas Priest. ... Dave Holland, born on April 5, 1948 in Northamptonshire, Wolverhampton, England was the drummer for the rock band Trapeze. ...

External link

  • Extensive album info

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