Judas Priest To Release Special Compilation Album, "The Chosen Few"
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British heavy metal titans Judas Priest has announced that they will be releasing a new compilation album on October 11th through Legacy/Sony, entitled, "The Chosen Few." What seperates this record apart from other compilation albums is that all the songs were chosen by some of the biggest names in hard rock and heavy metal, including the likes of Ozzy Osbourne, Motorhead frontman, Lemmy and Metallica members Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield amongst others.
"This is a collection of songs chosen by our friends and respected peers," Priest frontman Rob Halford tells Rolling Stone. "So we hope all the metal maniacs out there will rock out to the tunes enjoyed by metal legends."
The tracklisting is as follows:
1. Diamonds And Rust (1977) - chosen by Joe Elliott (Def Leppard)
2. Dissident Aggressor (1977) - chosen by Steve Vai
3. Exciter (1978) - chosen by Accept
4. Beyond The Realms Of Death (1978) - chosen by Lars Ulrich (Metallica)
5. Delivering The Goods (1979) - chosen by Kerry King (Slayer)
6. The Green Manalishi (with the Two-Pronged Crown) (1979) - chosen by David Coverdale (Whitesnake) & Randy Blythe (Lamb Of God)
7. The Ripper (1979) - chosen by Ozzy Osbourne
8. Victim Of Changes (1979) - chosen by James Hetfield (Metallica)
9. Breaking The Law (1980) - chosen by Lemmy (Motorhead)
10. Rapid Fire (1980) - chosen by Vinnie Paul (Pantera, Hellyeah)
11. Grinder (1980) - chosen by Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society)
12. Living After Midnight (1980) - chosen by Alice Cooper & Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath)
13. Screaming For Vengeance (1982) - chosen by Slash (Guns N' Roses/Velvet Revolver)
14. You’ve Got Another Thing Coming (1982) - chosen by Klaus Meine (Scorpions) & Corey Taylor (Slipknot)
15. The Sentinel (1984) - chosen by Chris Jericho (Fozzy)
16. Turbo Lover (1986) - chosen by Jonathan Davis (Korn)
17. Painkiller (1990) - chosen by Joe Satriani
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