Band Members

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Members

Current

Image Name Years active Instruments Release contributions
Ian Hill Ian Hill
  • 1969–present
bass all Judas Priest releases
Glenn Tipton Glenn Tipton
  • 1974–present
guitars, keyboards all Judas Priest releases
Scott Travis Scott Travis
  • 1989–present
drums all Judas Priest releases from Painkiller (1990) to present
Rob Halford Rob Halford
  • 1973–1992
  • 2003–present
vocals
Richie Faulkner Richie Faulkner 2011–present guitars all Judas Priest releases from Redeemer of Souls (2014) to present

Touring

Image Name Years active Instruments Release contributions
Andy Sneap Andy Sneap
  • 2018–present
guitars none

Former

Image Name Years active Instruments Release contributions
K. K. Downing K. K. Downing
  • 1969–2011
guitars all Judas Priest releases from Rocka Rolla (1974) to A Touch of Evil: Live (2009)
Al Atkins 1969–1973 vocals none
John Ellis 1969–1971 drums none
Alan Moore
  • 1971
  • 1975–1976
drums Sad Wings of Destiny (1976)
Chris "Congo" Campbell 1971–1973 drums none
John Hinch 1973–1975 drums Rocka Rolla (1974)
Simon Phillips Simon Phillips 1976–1977 drums Sin After Sin (1977)
Les Binks Les Binks 1977–1979 drums
Dave Holland 1979–1989 (died 2018) drums all Judas Priest releases from British Steel (1980) to Ram It Down (1988)
Tim "Ripper" Owens Tim "Ripper" Owens 1996–2003 vocals all Judas Priest releases from Jugulator (1997) to Live in London (2003)

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Recording timeline

Role Album
Rocka Rolla
(1974)
Sad Wings of Destiny
(1976)
Sin After Sin
(1977)
Stained Class
(1978)
Killing Machine / Hell Bent For Leather
(1978)
British Steel
(1980)
Point of Entry
(1981)
Screaming for Vengeance
(1982)
Defenders of the Faith
(1984)
Turbo
(1986)
Ram It Down
(1988)
Painkiller
(1990)
Jugulator
(1997)
Demolition
(2001)
Angel of Retribution
(2005)
Nostradamus
(2008)
Redeemer of Souls
(2014)
Firepower
(2018)
Vocals Rob Halford Tim "Ripper" Owens Rob Halford
Guitars Glenn Tipton
K. K. Downing Richie Faulkner
Bass Guitar Ian Hill
Keyboards Glenn Tipton N/A Glenn Tipton N/A Glenn Tipton Don Airey N/A Don Airey Glenn Tipton N/A
Drums John Hinch Alan Moore Simon Phillips Les Binks Dave Holland Scott Travis

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Timeline