Rob Halford

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Rob Halford
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Rob Halford in 2005
Background information
Birth nameRobert John Arthur Halford
Born (1951-08-25) 25 August 1951 (age 68)
Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England
OriginWalsall, Staffordshire, England
GenresHeavy metal, speed metal
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician
InstrumentsVocals, harmonica, guitar
Years active1969–present
Associated actsJudas Priest, Fight, 2wo, Halford, Bullring Brummies, Black Sabbath, Hear 'n Aid
WebsiteOfficial website

Robert John Arthur "Rob" Halford (born 25 August 1951) is an English singer-songwriter. He was born in Sutton Coldfield and raised in Walsall. He is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest. He is nicknamed "Metal God". He is also credited as being the first openly gay mainstream heavy metal star when he came out as gay in 1998.[1]

Rob almost exclusively now works with producer Mike Exeter when creating new music having met him whilst working on the Redeemer of Souls album with Judas Priest.

Discography[change | change source]

Judas Priest[change | change source]

Fight[change | change source]

2wo[change | change source]

Halford[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Staff, MTV News. "Rob Halford Discusses Sexuality Publicly For The First Time". MTV News.

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