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Index – Culture – Another stellar band returning to Hungary

Index – Culture – Another stellar band returning to Hungary

A few names have already emerged from the Rock Marathon 2024 lineup, such as Alestorm, Accept, or Beast In Black, but organizers have waited until now to make the big splash. On the 30th marathon, the festival can boast a headliner no less than the biggest British heavy metal star, Judas Priest, according to the announcement sent to us by the festival.

The group, considered a pioneer of this style, had its last show in Budapest in 2022. Then we saw them at Papp László Sportarena, but in the summer in Dunaújváros, they set off adrenaline bombs among rock fans.

The first heavy metal band

The band, which has been active since 1969, has seen many member changes during its adventurous journey, its first LP, Rocca RollaHowever, it was only published in 1974. The lead singer of the band is Rob Halford according to They are the first metal band ever, considering that his friend Tony Iommi, the legendary guitarist of Black Sabbath, refuses to have his band be a heavy metal band, so Halford gives the honor to Judas Priest.

The band released their last album six years ago (FirepowerHowever, this year they will release a new album – their nineteenth – entitled: Invincible shield. Prism will be available in stores on March 8, 2024, so you can definitely hear it at their summer performance about him Fans of some new compositions.

Rockmarathon 2024, the 30th in a row, will take place between 11 and 15 July in Donajváros, on the island of Salke. Within four days, those interested can meet bands such as Annisokay, Destruction or The 69 Eyes as well as Judas Priest.