March 22, 2022

Everything we saw as Judas Priest brought its 50 Heavy Metal Years tour to San Antonio

Judas Priest, one of heavy metal's defining bands, brought its 50-year anniversary tour to San Antonio's Freeman Coliseum on Monday. Queensrÿche opened the show.

Here's everything we saw as Priest demonstrated why they're still revered as metal gods. And why San Antonio fans will never let down our city's rep as the Heavy Metal Capital of the World.

For more Judas Priest action, read the Current's interview with longtime bassist Ian Hill about the tour.

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Everything we saw as Judas Priest brought its 50 Heavy Metal Years tour to San Antonio
Everything we saw as Judas Priest brought its 50 Heavy Metal Years tour to San Antonio
Everything we saw as Judas Priest brought its 50 Heavy Metal Years tour to San Antonio
Everything we saw as Judas Priest brought its 50 Heavy Metal Years tour to San Antonio
Everything we saw as Judas Priest brought its 50 Heavy Metal Years tour to San Antonio
Everything we saw as Judas Priest brought its 50 Heavy Metal Years tour to San Antonio
Everything we saw as Judas Priest brought its 50 Heavy Metal Years tour to San Antonio
Everything we saw as Judas Priest brought its 50 Heavy Metal Years tour to San Antonio
Everything we saw as Judas Priest brought its 50 Heavy Metal Years tour to San Antonio
Everything we saw as Judas Priest brought its 50 Heavy Metal Years tour to San Antonio