have launched a stream of "Dragonaut
," the opening track from upcoming album "Redeemer of Souls
," Metal Hammer
Guitarist Richie Faulkner
– who joined after KK Downing
left in 2011 and has been credited with rejuvenating the band – describes it as "a rip-roaring ride from start to finish."
He adds: "It's a big, heavy track. Unmistakeable Judas Priest."
"Redeemer of Souls" is released on July 4.
Hear the track below: