50 HEAVY METAL YEARS EPIC LEATHER and METAL EDITION
THIS EDITION IS PHYSICALLY LARGER THAN THE OTHER EDITIONS AND LIMITED TO 100 COPIES WORLDWIDE
JUDAS PRIEST and Rufus Publications are pleased to announce the publication of the first ever official Judas Priest book documenting the bands extensive history over the last 50 years - JUDAS PRIEST - 50 HEAVY METAL YEARS, the book has been put together by David Silver, Ross Halfin and Jayne Andrews.
“I've photographed Judas Priest from 1978 until now and of all the bands I’ve worked with they are one of the most enjoyable to me - you have to love the mighty Priest,” Ross Halfin, August 2020
This huge, 648 page coffee table book chronicles the history of the world’s foremost heavy metal band using hundreds of unseen, unpublished photographs from Rock’s greatest photographers including Ross Halfin, Neil Zlozower, Mark Weiss, Fin Costello, Oliver Halfin and many more. With a linking text by renowned journalist Mark Blake the book explores the bands exciting history on stage and off in a unique photo documentary designed to excite fans and devotees of true heavy metal the world over. Current band members have all contributed to the book with written pieces detailing their love and passion for the band, making this an extraordinary artefact for their legions of followers. The book features an exclusive cover by Mark Wilkinson who has worked with the band for many years now.
Glenn Tipton comments “We spear-headed the visual image of metal - breathing new life into it and it has been captured forever in the pages of this book”.
The Epic Leather and Metal Edition: 100 numbered copies 16” square - bound in luxurious padded black leather with a 3D lenticular to the front - gold foil and an exclusive fold out poster. The book comes in a die cut gold metal slipcase. Each copy is personally signed by Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, Ian Hill, Richie Faulkner and Scott Travis.
|Binding and size||Threadsewn, 300mm square|
|Cover materials||Hard back book, 3000 micron greyboard with printed, laminated cover|
|Number of pages and paper type||648 pages, 170gsm silk artpaper|
|Slipcase||Aluminium die cut slipcase, hand welded, power coated and die cut Judas Priest logo.|