Release Date: November 15, 2005
Rising In the East was filmed in May 2005 at Tokyo's famous Budokan. The DVD captures the band at their metal best, performing all of the classics - "Electric Eye," "Breaking The Law," "Living After Midnight," "You've Got Another Thing Coming" and much more.
Rising In The East [DVD]
steveCFH, on march 11, 2006 0 of 0 people found this review helpful
Sound: This is Judas Priest "Rising In The East" live at the Budokan in Tokyo, Japan. Halford is back as the frontman of the ledgendary metal band. The band sounds awesome with a punchy tone and in your face guitar solos by Tipton/Downing. The band has many memoriable riffs that you just can't forget. Priest are one of the first and still one of the best metal bands out there and they reflect that live as well. Some of these songs even sound better than their studio versions. I think Rob Halford's voice sounds just fine but at times you will notice he is out of breathe and he doesn't move around that much. But when you have a voice like that can you blame him? You just can't ignore their impression on heavy metal music. // 10
Overall Impression: Overall this is just an awesome DVD. It's a must for any Judas Priest fans or any metal heads out there. The best song is Hellbent For Leather. A great song backed up by Halford entering on a motocycle, what more could you want? Some other good songs on here are, Hell Rider, Painkiller, Breaking The Law, Another Thing Comin' and Revolution. The crowd however, just doesn't seem to be into it. Some of them really need to loosen up because they are wearing ties and collar shirts. I was glad to see them headbanging to Painkiller. At least all the fans aren't wearing ties. For those of you who have this I commend you. For those of you who don't, what are you waiting for? // 10