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Rob Halford Announces "Halford III - Winter Songs"

Rob Halford (Judas Priest, Fight, Halford) debuts his first holiday CD, "HALFORD III - WINTER SONGS" on his new label Metal God Records distributed globally by ADA Global / Warner Music Group, Fontana / Universal Music Group, Conveyor / Universal Music Canada and Sony Music Japan this fall.

Written, arranged and recorded during 2008 "HALFORD III - WINTER SONGS" is Rob's first solo release in more than seven years. The release includes a collection of new Halford-penned tracks plus traditional holiday favorites presented with original arrangements by HALFORD (Rob Halford - Vocals, Roy Z., - Producer / Guitarist, Metal Mike Chlasciak - Guitars, Mike Davis - Bass and Bobby Jarzombek - Drums).

The first new Halford single, "Get Into The Spirit" debuts at radio and RobHalford.com on September 29, 2009.

"Well, I've always said I wanted to produce a Christmas CD," comments Rob Halford. "The Halford band has assembled a fantastic release, and we're excited to have produced a collection of holiday tracks which all of us
have enjoyed from a very early age."

HALFORD III - WINTER SONGS debuts new Halford tracks:

Get Into The Spirit
When Christmas Comes For Everyone
Light Of The World
What Child Is This
Oh Holy Night
Come All Ye Faithful
and more

"HALFORD III - WINTER SONGS" will be released world-wide week of October 26, 2009 at your favorite retailer, e-tailer, Amazon.com, HMV.COM, BESTBUY.COM, PLAY.com, iTunes, www.HalfordMusic.com and visit MetalGodShop.com (currently running an exclusive HALFORD III - WINTER SONGS Pre-Sale).

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1. Spider writes:

WTF???

# Sep 9, 2009 @ 7:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Rubyred writes:

Oh, yeah there's nothing like a real nice "cozy" Winter CHRISTMAS Album: and from one of the most heavious Icon Metal/Vocalist Mr. Rob Halford of the legendary Iconic band JUDAS PRIEST. Now I definately shall seek this one out for my Christmas socking: HALFORD III "Winter Songs" how serene & beautiful and throw down "heavy" melody this is gonna be. Can't wait..'Christmas & Thanksgiving my favorite Family time of year! Nice to see that HALFORD III has some of his earlier members of his band Jarzembek/Drummer & Metal Mike/Guitars to come back-their awesome just like their Leader. Yeah!!!!!

# Sep 9, 2009 @ 10:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Rychemn writes:

Weird, but you never know right.......does anyone think we'll have a new christmas hit on our hands to pass down through the years like "Father Christmas" by the Kinks?...........nah.......

# Sep 9, 2009 @ 10:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Hammerheart writes:

WTF indeed.

# Sep 10, 2009 @ 1:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. tallica_fan writes:

tell me this a very early april fool's joke

# Sep 10, 2009 @ 3:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. grim writes:

hell if anything can make xmas music better im all for it. xmas is my least favorite time of the year, i hated the music before and after years of working as a security guard in a mall with it blaring all day everyday for that month+ i now down right despise it.

# Sep 10, 2009 @ 5:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. wilco writes:

well at least i know what to ask for freaking x mas this year
so i dont get clothing form my mom what i never put on
still have he gift from last year in a box never unpacked it

# Sep 10, 2009 @ 12:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Hammerheart writes:

wilco -- I hate getting clothes too, it's never anything that I like. But I still won't be asking for this album for Christmas..

I'm a huge Halford / Priest fan, but why, Rob, why?

# Sep 10, 2009 @ 12:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Cynic writes:

Sweet, I love Bobby Jarzombek.

# Sep 10, 2009 @ 1:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Stained Class writes:

This i expect to be Good!
Anything the master brings to the table is usually Great....
History tells all.

# Sep 15, 2009 @ 3:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Blindgreed1 writes:

I just threw up in my mouth a little.

# Sep 15, 2009 @ 4:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Rychemn writes:

Sorry 'bout your luck grim.........I don't think I could ever work at the mall around christmas, no matter how bad times are and thankfully it has never come to that!!!!

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