Rob Halford is determined to photograph Dolly Parton when they are both at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in November.
Both Parton and Judas Priest will be honored at the Los Angeles ceremony, and Halford wants to make sure he walks away with a picture of the country star.
“I’m going to force her to do it, even if she doesn’t know who I am,” he said. metal crypt. “I’ll see what table she’s sitting at. I’m just gonna run to the table and do the devil horns thing.
“Tongue out, horns up, behind Dolly Parton’s head. It’s the only way to do it. I can’t smile softly. I have to stick out my tongue and raise my horns.
He argued that, despite the big difference in genders, he and Parton had a lot in common. “Writing a metal song is no different than writing a country song. What I mean by that is you start the day with nothing, and at the end of the day, if your creativity works, you could have something very special. The music is different but the life is the same.
Halford also reported that work is continuing on Priest’s next album. “It’s so hard to talk about music, isn’t it? Because all of us musicians are like, ‘Oh, this is the best thing we’ve ever done, man. The album rips colossally, and the drums are like peeling the skin off your face, and the vocals are so screaming. What is that?”
He insisted the record was “not Firepower Number twocontinuing, “I think ‘adventurous’ is a word we’ve never used before when trying to explain the content. It’s adventurous, and now people are like, ‘What does he mean by that? Is it gonna sound like Dolly Parton?
“You will have to wait and see. It’s great, man. It’s good. It’s solid. It’s a really, really good strong follow-up, as they call it, to the last one.
Priest has just completed a North American tour and is starting a european race This weekend. The album is not expected before the end of 2023 at the earliest.