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Rob Halford hinted that Judas Priest might reunite with guitarist K.K. Downing for a guest appearance.
In a new interview with Z93, Halford seemed to entertain the idea of an appearance by Downing on the upcoming Judas Priest tour. “It’s like anything in rock ’n’ roll,” he said. “I love the kind of chaos that surrounds rock ’n’ roll. That’s to me, what it’s all about. There should be no laws, regulations of restrictions. Anything can happen with Priest. So, just keep an eye out and a lookout, especially when we play live. … It’s all on the table.”
This response seems to contradict bassist Ian Hill’s response to the idea last month. “I didn’t know, really, where he was coming from,” Hill said. “I mean, Ken‘s place in the band has already been taken. … It’s also two albums down the road since Nostradamus, which is the last one he played on, and is he gonna be prepared to play music from the new album? …He probably would not.”
While Downing quit on bad terms back in 2011, he later said he reached out to his former bandmates through two different letters.
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