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Rob Halford Launches Metal God Records

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Legendary heavy metal singer Rob Halford (Judas Priest/Fight/2wo/Halford) has announced the birth of his brand new record label, Metal God Records. "It’s been a long desire of mine to be a co-owner and participate in the operation of a label focused on supporting the Rock and Metal communities," explains Rob Halford. "The infrastructure we have been assembling at Metal God Entertainment now allows myself and other artists to benefit from Metal God Records global physical and digital distribution networks, promotion and marketing services, apparel products and a broad range of Artist & Repertoire services."

The first release the label will issue will be Halford Crucible World Tour - Live In Anaheim DVD & Blu Ray in Fall 2009. To help promote all things Halford, the man himself will be appearing at E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) between June 2nd and 3rd.

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1. SHREDDER13 writes:

Nice man...hope all goes well for the Metal God!

\,,l "Deadly Assault" by Merciless Death l,,/

# May 28, 2009 @ 7:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. SHREDDER13 writes:

He can start off by taking signing some of the bands that got dropped off SPV haha!

# May 28, 2009 @ 7:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. SHREDDER13 writes:

by signing*

i'm out...

# May 28, 2009 @ 7:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Terminator writes:

This sounds like it would be an awesome label to be on. Judging from past interviews with Halford, he seems like he would be in it strictly for the music first. He's also a very open minded guy....maybe a little too open minded (ex: 2wo) lol.

# May 28, 2009 @ 7:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Diamond Oz writes:

I'm not embrassed to say that 2wo was one of my favourite things Halford ever did.

Now playing: Ian Dury - Blockheads

# May 28, 2009 @ 7:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. haha writes:

Halford is god.

# May 28, 2009 @ 8:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Terminator writes:

Oz - 2wo each their own, but it wasn't at all my cup of tea.

# May 28, 2009 @ 8:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. deathfreak writes:

sounds sick ill have to see what bands he signs

# May 28, 2009 @ 8:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Rychemn writes:

I wish Rob all the best, after what happened years ago, he deserves to have an opportunity like this, not to mention the fact he is one of the best at what he does. Look forward to hearing 'bout the bands he signs.

# May 29, 2009 @ 2:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. wilco writes:

yeah we do need more metal labels
wish him all the best on his adventure

judas priest metal gods

# May 29, 2009 @ 7:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. AlexE writes:

Awesome news! Hope it'll sign some interesting bands - after all, there's no chance of it signing all the sh** roadrunner does.

# May 29, 2009 @ 8:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Jamez writes:

Oz, I thought 2wo was alright. Just more alternative type of stuff than you'd expect from Halford. I thought John5 did some good playing on it too. No, Im not embarrassed to admit it either :)

# May 29, 2009 @ 11:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. That_One_Guy writes:

Cool. Best wishes for Halford.

# May 29, 2009 @ 1:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Jenny writes:

This is just awesome news! I too look forward to hearing about the bands that get signed into this label. Much luck to Halford, but I'm sure that he won't be needing it. I'm very happy that he finally gets to do this.

NP: "Battle of Oblivion" - Celesty

# May 29, 2009 @ 7:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. ... writes:

This guy sings like a c***.

# May 30, 2009 @ 6:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. That_One_Guy writes:

... -- Well, you are what you eat.

No offense to Halford, he's probably the best vocalist ever, in my opinion. I just couldn't resist making that joke.

# May 30, 2009 @ 1:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. InfernoNecrosis writes:

TOG @ 16: That reminds me of something a strange friend said to me on the phone once. He told me to call him a c*** instead of an a$$hole, then I asked him why, and then he said "Well, you are what you eat" LOL

Anyway, it's only appropriate that a metal god starts a record label called Metal God Records :P

# May 30, 2009 @ 1:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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