History YMMV / JudasPriest

17th Feb '16 11:52:57 AM youngbond007
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* IronWoobie: Rob Halford in the 80s. Dear lord, not only did he struggle to keep his sexuality in the closet, but he suffered from depression, substance abuse, and a violent relationship with his partner at the time. The reason Halford finally got clean in 1985 was because of said relationship. The relationship ended in a nightmarishly tragic way when his partner put a gun to his head and killed himself '''''right in front of Halford'''''. Halford tried to kill himself in the aftermath by overdosing on painkillers, but he decided to call for help at the last second and after a one month stay in rehab, Halford went out on his first fully sober world tour to support the ''Turbo'' album. He has now been sober [[EarnYourHappyEnding for over 30 years and counting]].

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* IronWoobie: Rob Halford in the 80s. Dear lord, not only did he struggle to keep his sexuality in the closet, but he suffered from depression, substance abuse, and a violent relationship with his partner at the time. The reason Halford finally got clean in 1985 was because of said relationship. The relationship ended in a nightmarishly tragic way when his partner put a gun to his head and killed himself '''''right in front of Halford'''''.'''RIGHT IN FRONT OF HALFORD'''. Halford tried to kill himself in the aftermath by overdosing on painkillers, but he decided to call for help at the last second and after a one month stay in rehab, Halford went out on his first fully sober world tour to support the ''Turbo'' album. He has now been sober [[EarnYourHappyEnding for over 30 years and counting]].
17th Feb '16 11:52:30 AM youngbond007
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* IronWoobie: Rob Halford in the 80s. Dear lord, not only did he struggle to keep his sexuality in the closet, but he suffered from depression, substance abuse, and a violent relationship with his partner at the time. The reason Halford finally got clean in 1985 was because of said relationship. The relationship ended in a nightmarishly tragic way when his partner put a gun to his head and killed himself '''right in front of Halford'''. Halford tried to kill himself in the aftermath by overdosing on painkillers, but he decided to call for help at the last second and after a one month stay in rehab, Halford went out on his first fully sober world tour to support the ''Turbo'' album. He has now been sober [[EarnYourHappyEnding for over 30 years and counting]].

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* IronWoobie: Rob Halford in the 80s. Dear lord, not only did he struggle to keep his sexuality in the closet, but he suffered from depression, substance abuse, and a violent relationship with his partner at the time. The reason Halford finally got clean in 1985 was because of said relationship. The relationship ended in a nightmarishly tragic way when his partner put a gun to his head and killed himself '''right '''''right in front of Halford'''.Halford'''''. Halford tried to kill himself in the aftermath by overdosing on painkillers, but he decided to call for help at the last second and after a one month stay in rehab, Halford went out on his first fully sober world tour to support the ''Turbo'' album. He has now been sober [[EarnYourHappyEnding for over 30 years and counting]].
17th Feb '16 11:51:48 AM youngbond007
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* LoveItOrHateIt:
** ''Turbo''. Rob Halford himself in a 2008 interview said it's the "love/hate Judas Priest album".
** 1981's ''Point of Entry'' is also this for fans. Fans either love it for its return to the band's 70's BluesRock influenced sound and the inclusion of fan favorites like "Heading Out to the Highway", "Desert Plains", and "Hot Rockin"; or they hate it for the radio-friendly rock sound after the heavier ''British Steel'' and inclusion of some of the worst songs the band has ever done, including the infamous "swing metal" styling of "You Say Yes".

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* LoveItOrHateIt:
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LoveItOrHateIt: ''Turbo''. Rob Halford himself in a 2008 interview said it's the "love/hate Judas Priest album".
** 1981's ''Point of Entry'' is also this for fans. Fans either love it for its return to the band's 70's BluesRock influenced sound and the inclusion of fan favorites like "Heading Out to the Highway", "Desert Plains", and "Hot Rockin"; or they hate it for the radio-friendly rock sound after the heavier ''British Steel'' and inclusion of some of the worst songs the band has ever done, including the infamous "swing metal" styling of "You Say Yes".
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* VindicatedByHistory: While ''Turbo'' was a smash hit commercially went it came out back in 1986, most fans hated it for its more glam metal sound. Nowadays, it often regarded by many as one of their best.
8th Feb '16 1:00:00 PM erforce
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* LoveItOrHateIt: ''Turbo''. Rob Halford himself in a 2008 interview said it's the "love/hate Judas Priest album".

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* LoveItOrHateIt: LoveItOrHateIt:
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''Turbo''. Rob Halford himself in a 2008 interview said it's the "love/hate Judas Priest album".



* {{Narm}}:
** The 1998 version of "Rapid Fire" reaches new levels of absurdity with Ripper's over-the-top vocals.
--->''BREATHING FIRE!''
* ParanoiaFuel: "Electric Eye".

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* {{Narm}}:
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{{Narm}}: The 1998 version of "Rapid Fire" reaches new levels of absurdity with Ripper's over-the-top vocals.
--->''BREATHING -->''BREATHING FIRE!''
* ParanoiaFuel: "Electric Eye". The song is about a spy satellite, after all.



* SoBadItsGood: Much of their glam material, from the point of view of a fan of their heavier work.

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* SoBadItsGood: SoBadItsGood:
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Much of their glam material, from the point of view of a fan of their heavier work.
8th Feb '16 7:03:58 AM Freshmeat
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* MagnumOpus: Judas Preist fans are constantly debating what the band's best album is, but ''Stained Class'', ''Music/BritishSteel'', ''Screaming For Vengeance'', and ''Painkiller'' are some of the more popular choices.
30th Jan '16 7:21:40 AM Inspeps
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* Misblamed: Tim "Ripper" Owens seems to get ''all'' the flack for ''Jugulator'' and ''Demolition'' simply due to the fact that he's not Rob Halford. This is pretty unfair considering it was Glenn Tipton and K.K. Downing who wrote the albums, but, the fans needed someone to blame and Tim drew the short straw.

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* Misblamed: MisBlamed: Tim "Ripper" Owens seems to get ''all'' the flack for ''Jugulator'' and ''Demolition'' simply due to the fact that he's not Rob Halford. This is pretty unfair considering it was Glenn Tipton and K.K. Downing who wrote the albums, but, the fans needed someone to blame and Tim drew the short straw.
30th Jan '16 7:20:06 AM Inspeps
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* Misblamed: Tim "Ripper" Owens seems to get ''all'' the flack for ''Jugulator'' and ''Demolition'' simply due to the fact that he's not Rob Halford. This is pretty unfair considering it was Glenn Tipton and K.K. Downing who wrote the albums, but, the fans needed someone to blame and Tim drew the short straw.
22nd Nov '15 11:43:49 AM Akriloth2160
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* NightmareFuel: "Winter Retreat" from the first album is very, very disturbing.
** "Night Crawler" from ''Painkiller'' is about a flesh-eating Monster terrorizing a small town and the unlucky family who ends up as his meal for the night. The lyrics are very tense and makes good use of many HorrorTropes.
26th Oct '15 7:12:40 PM youngbond007
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* IronWoobie: Rob Halford in the 80s. Dear lord, not only did he struggle to keep his sexuality in the closet, but he suffered from depression, substance abuse, and a violent relationship with his partner at the time. The reason Halford finally got clean in 1985 was because of said relationship. The relationship ended in a nightmarishly tragic way when his partner put a gun to his head and killed himself '''right in front of Halford'''. Halford tried to kill himself in the aftermath by overdosing on painkillers, but he decided to call for help at the last second and after a one month stay in rehab, Halford has been sober [[EarnYourHappyEnding for over 30 years and counting]].

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* IronWoobie: Rob Halford in the 80s. Dear lord, not only did he struggle to keep his sexuality in the closet, but he suffered from depression, substance abuse, and a violent relationship with his partner at the time. The reason Halford finally got clean in 1985 was because of said relationship. The relationship ended in a nightmarishly tragic way when his partner put a gun to his head and killed himself '''right in front of Halford'''. Halford tried to kill himself in the aftermath by overdosing on painkillers, but he decided to call for help at the last second and after a one month stay in rehab, Halford went out on his first fully sober world tour to support the ''Turbo'' album. He has now been sober [[EarnYourHappyEnding for over 30 years and counting]].
26th Oct '15 7:09:24 PM youngbond007
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* IronWoobie: Rob Halford in the 80s. Dear lord, not only did he struggle to keep his sexuality in the closet, but he suffered from depression, substance abuse, and a violent relationship with his partner at the time. The reason Halford finally got clean in 1985 was because of said relationship. The relationship ended in a nightmarishly tragic way when his partner '''blew his brains out in front of Halford'''. Halford tried to kill himself in the aftermath by overdosing on painkillers, but he decided to call for help at the last second and after a one month stay in rehab, Halford has been sober [[EarnYourHappyEnding for over 30 years and counting]].

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* IronWoobie: Rob Halford in the 80s. Dear lord, not only did he struggle to keep his sexuality in the closet, but he suffered from depression, substance abuse, and a violent relationship with his partner at the time. The reason Halford finally got clean in 1985 was because of said relationship. The relationship ended in a nightmarishly tragic way when his partner '''blew put a gun to his brains out head and killed himself '''right in front of Halford'''. Halford tried to kill himself in the aftermath by overdosing on painkillers, but he decided to call for help at the last second and after a one month stay in rehab, Halford has been sober [[EarnYourHappyEnding for over 30 years and counting]].
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