YEAR OF METAL titleJudas Priest LogoThis may technically be a cheat, as Judas Priest was formed during the Proto-Metal era that included the likes of Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and Black Sabbath. But, you’d be hard pressed to find any Metal-head who thinks of Judas Priest as anything other than one of the mascots of the NWOBHM era. If you look up Heavy Metal in the dictionary, you’ll find a picture of Judas Priest. And if you need to ask what kind of influence they had on the metal community, just pick up a copy of British Steel and hit infinite repeat on your media player of choice.

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