Rising in the East – Judas Priest – 2005



Rising in the East - Judas Priest - 2005
Rising in the East - Judas Priest - 2005

“Rising in the East” is a live concert DVD and album released by the British heavy metal band Judas Priest in 2005. The release captures the band’s performance at the legendary Budokan venue in Tokyo, Japan, during their 2005 Reunited tour. This tour marked the return of the band’s classic lineup, including lead vocalist Rob Halford, after a period of separation.

The concert features a setlist that includes many of Judas Priest’s iconic songs from throughout their career, showcasing their powerful live performance and their influence on the heavy metal genre. Some of the songs included in the setlist are classics like “Breaking the Law,” “Hell Bent for Leather,” “You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’,” and “Painkiller,” among others.

“Rising in the East” received positive reviews from both fans and critics, praising the band’s energetic performance and the quality of the production. It’s considered a notable release for fans of Judas Priest and heavy metal enthusiasts in general, as it captures the band’s enduring appeal and their ability to deliver a captivating live show.

Rising in the East is a timeless classic that continues to be enjoyed by fans of heavy metal music alike. It is one of the most iconic live DVDs in history, and it is a must-have for any collection.


  • Rob Halford – lead vocals
  • Glenn Tipton – guitar, backing vocals
  • K. K. Downing – guitar, backing vocals
  • Ian Hill – bass guitar
  • Scott Travis – drums

The different versions published for this album :