Judas Priest Unload Hulking New Single, "The Serpent and The King"

Judas Priest Unload Hulking New Single, "The Serpent and The King"

- By Ramon Gonzales

The track precedes the March 8th arrival of the latest studio album, Invincible Shield and is coupled with a new interview via the Zane Lowe Show on Apple Music.

Heavy metal gods Judas Priest have reminded the world just why they remain so revered with their latest preview from the forthcoming full length, Invincible Shield due out next month. Dropping the single, "The Serpent and the King" the showcase of heavy metal mastery underscores the longevity and endurance of Priest with track that is pure adrenaline from start to finish. 

The single lncludes an official launch via Apple Music’s The Zane Lowe Show coupled with an exclusive interview with iconic frontman Rob Halford. The release concludes a monthlong tease that Judas Priest have been leading, sharing snippets of the track to further build the anticipation. 

The arrival of "The Serpent and the King" follow the successful launch of previous singles “Panic Attack, “Trial By Fire” and “Crown Of Horns” - tallying a cumulative total of more than 15 million streams in the lead up to the release of Invincible Shield

Coupled with the album that marks the band's 50th year of heavy metal dominance, Judas Priest will kick off their world tour this year in support of the album The European leg of the Invincible Shield Tour begins in Glasgow on March 11th and touches down in North America in April and May. The complete list of live dates for Priest can be found below. 

Invincible Shield from Judas Priest arrives March 8th via Epic Records. Get the album - HERE



Apr 18 – Wallingford, CT – Toyota Oakdale Theatre

Apr 19 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center

Apr 21 – Reading, PA – Santander Arena

Apr 24 – Bangor, ME – Cross Insurance Center

Apr 25 – Boston, MA – MGM Music Hall at Fenway

Apr 27 - Youngstown, OH - Covelli Center*

Apr 28 – Indianapolis, IN – Everwise Amphitheater at White River

Wed May 01 – Rosemont, IL – Rosemont Theatre

Thu May 02 – Minneapolis, MN – The Armory

Sat May 4 - Kalamazoo, MI - Wings Event Center*

Sun May 05 – Maryland Heights, MO – St Louis Music Park

Tue May 07 - Huntsville, AL - VBC Propst Arena*

Thu May 09 - Daytona, FL - Welcome to Rockville^

Sat May 11 – Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre

Sun May 12 - Mobile, AL - Mobile Civic Center Arena*

Tue May 14 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion

Thu, May 16 - Columbus OH - Historic Crew Stadium ^

Fri May 17 - Evansville, IN - Ford Center*

Sun May 19 – Washington, DC –The Theater at MGM National Harbor

Tue May 21 – Albany, NY – MVP Arena

Wed May 22 – Syracuse, NY – Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater at Lakeview

*Not a Live Nation Date

^Festival Performance

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