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Thursday 21 March 2024

Judas Priest Guitarist Glen Tipton Makes Surprise Appearance at Birmingham Concert

By Jon Donnis - (Originally published at Birmingham News)

In a heartwarming moment for fans of heavy metal legends Judas Priest, guitarist Glen Tipton made a surprise appearance during their concert at Resorts World Arena in Birmingham, England, on Tuesday, March 19.

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Tipton joined the band for the final two songs of their set, delivering electrifying performances of "Metal Gods" and "Living After Midnight." The unexpected reunion with Tipton, who has been an integral part of Judas Priest since 1974, undoubtedly thrilled concertgoers and added an extra layer of excitement to the already exhilarating event.

Tipton's appearance holds special significance as he announced in 2018 that he had been battling Parkinson's disease since 2008 and would be stepping back from touring with the band. Despite his health challenges, Tipton's dedication to his craft and enduring passion for music shone through as he took to the stage once again to rock out with his bandmates and adoring fans.

This isn't the first time Tipton has made a surprise cameo during Judas Priest's performances. Last October, he joined the band for the final three songs at the Power Trip festival, further demonstrating his unwavering commitment to the group and their music.

Judas Priest is currently on tour in support of their latest album, "Invincible Shield," which features Tipton's contributions. Their next show is scheduled for Thursday, March 21, in London, promising another unforgettable night for fans. The tour will soon make its way to the United States, kicking off on April 18 in Wallingford, Connecticut.

For avid Judas Priest enthusiasts eagerly anticipating their chance to catch the band live, a complete list of tour dates can be found on their official website, judaspriest.com. Don't miss your opportunity to witness the iconic heavy metal pioneers in action as they continue to deliver unforgettable performances around the globe.

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