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30 Pieces of Wisdom From Judas Priest Lyrics

30 Pieces of Wisdom From Judas Priest Lyrics

30 Pieces of Wisdom From Judas Priest Lyrics

50 million album sales, thousands of live gigs and untold influence on the course of metal: Judas Priest are a worldwide phenomenon.

As they ready their 17th studio album, Redeemer of Souls, we take a look at their huge back catalogue and pick out 30 pieces of wisdom from the band's lyrics: little pieces of guidance to live your life - Judas Priest style - and who wouldn't want to do that?

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Redeemer of Souls is released 14th July

Discover Rob Halford's Ultimate Playlist here

You've Got Another Thing Comin'

Album:Screaming For Vengeance (1982)

"In this world we're livin' in we have our share of sorrow, answer now is: don't give in, aim for a new tomorrow"

Freewheel Burning

Album:Defenders of the Faith (1984)

"We don't accept defeat, we never will retreat, we blaze with scorching heat obliterations everywhere"

Beyond the Realms of Death

Album:Stained Class (1978)

"This is my life, this is my life; I'll decide, not you"

Worth Fighting For

Album:Angel of Retribution (2005)

"From what I knew before, some things are worth fighting for"

Ram It Down

Album:Ram It Down (1998)

"Shout it out, we're all together now; shout it out, we join as one, one"

Breaking The Law

Album:British Steel (1980)

"So much for the golden future, I can't even start, I've had every promise broken, there's anger in my heart"

Electric Eye

Album:Screaming For Vengeance (1982)

"You think you've private lives, think nothing of the kind. There is no true escape"

Delivering The Goods

Album:Killing Machine (1978)

"We'll beat you to submission, so you might as well surrender, you gotta learn your lesson, 'cause there ain't nobody here to defend your heart"

One For The Road

Album:Rocka Rolla (1974)

"Where would you be without music? You wouldn't be nowhere it all"


Album:British Steel (1980)

"Catch the play now, eye to eye, don't let chances pass you by. Always someone at your back, biding their time for attack"

Heading Out To The Highway

Album:Point of Entry (1981)

"It's easy to go along with the crowd and find later on that your say ain't allowed. Oh that's the way to find what you've been missing"

Some Heads Are Gonna Roll

Album:Defenders of the Faith (1984)

"When the enemy comes he will never be heard, he'll blow your mind and not say a word"

Living After Midnight

Album:British Steel (1980)

"I come alive in the neon light, that's when I make my moves right"


Album:Stained Class (1978)

"We warn you now you things out there, whatever you may send, we won't give in without a fight, a fight until the end"


Album:Angel of Retribution (2005)

"I know we'll find a better place and peace of mind"


Album:Painkiller (1990)

"Planets devastated, mankind's on its knees, a saviour comes from out the skies, in answer to their pleas"

Screaming For Vengeance

Album:Screaming For Vengeance (1982)

"We are screaming, screaming for vengeance, the world is a manacled place"

Parental Guidance

Album:Turbo (1986)

"Every day you scream at me, to turn the music low, well if you keep on screaming, you'll make me deaf you know"

Heavy Metal

Album:Ram It Down (1988)

"An armour plated raging beast, that's born of steel and leather, it will survive against all odds, stampeding on forever"

Blood Red Skies

Album:Ram It Down (1988)

"I'll face the future, running out of time, I'm on the line, but I'll go down fighting"


Album:Sad Wings Of Destiny (1976)

"Sin after sin I have endured, yet the wounds I bear are the wounds of love"


Album:Painkiller (1990)

"Nightcrawler, beware the beast in black. Nightcrawler, you know he's coming back"


Album:Sin After Sin (1977)

"Paradise is waiting for the chosen few, let's hope maybe this time he picks me and you"

Rock Forever

Album:Killing Machine (1978)

"I'm in love, so in love, and I can't stop talking 'bout my rock forever"


Album:British Steel

"United, united, united we stand, united we never shall fall"

Call For The Priest

Album:Sin After Sin (1977)

"It's us we shall choose, let the bigoted lose, for our triumph's the means to their end"

Rock Hard Ride Free

Album:Defenders of the Faith (1984)

"Don't take no for an answer, grab the lead in the race, rock hard with a purpose"


Album:Nostradamus (2008)

"Your future lies within my eyes, what I predict will terrify, I can't control what comes to be, from the past to the present to eternity"

Dead Meat

Album:Jugulator (1997)

"I will not obey, I will not betray, I will not give in, not while I'm living"


Album:Nostradamus (2008)

"Out of purgatory, unto victory, we shall overcome"