In a brand new interview with the Detroit Metro Instances, JUDAS PRIEST bassist Ian Hill was requested if he thinks there may be any probability of ever reconciling with authentic PRIEST guitarist Ok.Ok. Downing and him rejoining the band, Hill responded: “I feel time will not be on our aspect for that, you already know? By no means say by no means, put it like that. [Downing‘s] gonna be there on the Rock And Roll Corridor Of Fame anyway. He is gonna stand up and play some songs with us there. It’d kickstart one thing; I do not know. Then again, he would possibly pull us all aside. [Laughs]”
Earlier within the month, Downing confirmed to Final Traditional Rock that he’ll carry out with JUDAS PRIEST on the band’s upcoming Rock And Roll Corridor Of Fame induction ceremony. “I feel we have in all probability received eight or 9 minutes,” he mentioned. “I am not even going to have the ability to break a sweat. The primary factor is to signify the perspective and hopefully the legend of what JUDAS PRIEST is and has turn out to be and what it means to all people who’s been on that very lengthy journey by means of the many years with the band. And hopefully it is going to simply form of remind individuals and produce again some cherished reminiscences of the heavy metallic parking tons all all over the world.”
Downing mentioned that Les Binks, PRIEST‘s drummer from 1977 to 1979, may also carry out with the band on the occasion and added that will probably be like driving the proverbial bicycle, greater than a decade after the guitarist final performed with PRIEST. “It is what I’ve accomplished so many instances,” Downing mentioned. “It is virtually like cracking a beer, not to mention driving a motorcycle. It is embedded in me. It is what I do. So it’s going to be fairly one thing to look ahead to, simply to stand up there and crank the amps up and simply do it as soon as once more, for that brief second in time.”
PRIEST will obtain the Musical Excellence Award at subsequent month’s occasion, which can…
JUDAS PRIEST’s IAN HILL Says Reunion With Ok.Ok.