Rob Halford Used to Work in Porn Cinema Before Joining Judas Priest, Shares Juicy Stories

artist: Rob Halford date: 05/29/2014 category: wtf?

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Rob Halford Used to Work in Porn Cinema Before Joining Judas Priest, Shares Juicy Stories
Setting a few records straight on Loudwire's "Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction," Judas Priest singer Rob Halford shared a story about working in a porn cinema before joining the ranks of future metal icons.

Rob's Wikipedia page indeed notes that he joined the band as "a former cinema manager," but there was more to it than meets the eye.

"It was a porn cinema," he said. "It was about half as big as this room, had three chairs and guys going [emulates vigorous masturbation]. It cost about two pounds to get in."

Responding to the interviewer's remark that he really hopes Rob wasn't the "mop-up guy" at the cinema, Halford added, "No, I'd just leave that. It blends into the carpet. While walking on it, it's just crunch, crunch, crunch."

During the rest of the chat, guitarist Richie Faulkner discussed working as a song arranger with Sir Christopher Lee on his "Charlemagne: The Omens of Death" record. With the entire band giving nothing but props to Lee, Richie noted, "He's a very metal guy, he embodies the whole spirit of metal."

In related Priest news, the group has teased their new track "Halls of Valhalla" off the upcoming record "Redeemer of Souls," due out on July 15. The "more metal than metal" track as Mr. Halford put it features an ascending scream from the singer that's just bound to give you goosebumps, so make sure to check out the clip below.

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