Posted on by Oran

Get ready for ‘Invincible Shield’ – the new studio album from Metal Gods, Judas Priest.

Following a storming headline show at PowerTrip Festival in California this past weekend, metal icons Judas Priest announced on stage the arrival of a brand new studio album entitled ‘Invincible Shield’, set for release on 8th March 2024 via Columbia Records.

The first single from the album ‘Panic Attack’ will be released on Friday, 13th October.     The album is available to pre-order here.

PowerTrip festival took place at the weekend and saw the biggest names in metal gather for this sold out event, everyone from Metallica to Iron Maiden and AC/DC performed alongside the mighty Priest. Their surprise on stage announcement was made to over 200k fans and sent a shockwave of excitement amongst their loyal followers across the globe. Watch the announcement trailer below:

The undisputed hardest working band in metal will also be embarking on a world tour in 2024, the UK leg kicks off in Glasgow on March 11th and includes a show at Ireland’s 3Arena on Friday, March 15th with special guests, Saxon and Uriah Heep.

Over the past 50 years Judas Priest have sold over 50 million albums worldwide and headlined the world’s biggest stadiums.  As we roll into 2024 Judas Priest continue to retain their crown as one of the biggest and best classic Metal bands in the world.

Oran O’Beirne

www.overdrive.ie 2023