Shortly after announcing their debut album Sermons of the Sinner, former Judas Priest guitarist/co-founder KK Downing's new band KK's Priest (which also features former Priest vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens and drummer Les Binks) have shared their first single, "Hellfire Thunderbolt." It basically sounds like classic Judas Priest, and Ripper might not be Rob Halford, but he did front Judas Priest for seven years (and sang in a Judas Priest tribute band before that), so it's no surprise that his high-pitched wails fit perfectly with K.K's time-tested riffage. Listen and watch the video below. The album drops August 20 via EX1 Records (pre-order).
"The whole concept is the fact that I continue proudly to be who I am and what I am and do what I do," said KK Downing of the new band. "It's been nearly 10 years. I'm back making music."