Revolution

Album: Angel of Retribution (2005)

Songfacts®:

  • Judas Priest vocalist Rob Halford channels Robert Plant on this song, especially in the outro section. Speaking to Rock Cellar magazine about his admiration for the former Led Zeppelin frontman, Halford said: "The voice is such a remarkable instrument. I always think when you're singing, you're singing from your soul. I get often asked, where do you find the way to scream so hard? If you listen to what Robert Plant was doing in those early Led Zeppelin albums or what Janis is doing with Big Brother & the Holding Company, it makes you understand what the human voice can do."
  • The song's intro was built around a riff dating back to the 1970s that was found on a cassette tape of Judas Priest demos.
  • The song peaked at #23 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks. It was Judas Priest's first single since 1992's "Night Crawler" to enter the US charts.

Comments: 1

  • Ben from HellBest JP song on Angel of Retribution. Probably my favorite song in general.
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