Screaming for Vengeance – Judas Priest – 1982

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Screaming for Vengeance - Judas Priest - 1982
Screaming for Vengeance - Judas Priest - 1982

Screaming for Vengeance is a heavy metal album by the English band Judas Priest, released in 1982 by Columbia Records. It was the band’s commercial breakthrough in the United States, where it sold over two million copies and spawned the hit single “You’ve Got Another Thing Comin'”. The album features a harder and heavier sound than the previous one, Point of Entry, and showcases the band’s trademark guitar riffs, high-pitched vocals and fast-paced songs. The album cover art by Doug Johnson depicts a metallic eagle-like creature flying over a dystopian city, symbolizing the band’s vengeance against their critics and detractors. The album is widely regarded as one of the best and most influential metal albums of all time.

Screaming for Vengeance is considered to be one of the most important albums of the heavy metal genre. It is a landmark album that helped to popularize the genre and it has influenced countless musicians. The album has been praised for its songwriting, musicianship, and production. Screaming for Vengeance is an essential album for any fan of heavy metal.

Credits:

  • Rob Halford: lead vocals
  • K. K. Downing: lead and rhythm guitar
  • Glenn Tipton: lead and rhythm guitar
  • Ian Hill: bass
  • Dave Holland: drums

Source: Wikipedia

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