EARLIER THIS MONTH HEAVY METAL VETERANS JUDAS PRIEST released a new best-of entitled ‘The Chosen Few’. Check out the trailer HERE.
Songs on the compilation were hand-picked by the Crème de la Crème of the metal community, featuring such names as Ozzy Osbourne, Slash and Alice Cooper (see below for full-list). The booklet also includes notes by all involved, explaining why each song was chosen.
Rob Halford (vocals) comments: “This is a collection of songs chosen by our friends and respected peers, so we hope all the metal maniacs out there will rock out to the tunes enjoyed by metal legends.”
The album is out now via Legacy Records!
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 & Hell Yeah)