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The best album by Judas Priest is Screaming For Vengeance which is ranked number 1,042 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 1,900.

Judas Priest is ranked number 237 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 10,033.

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Judas Priest official website: http://www.judaspriest.com

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Judas Priest best albums

The following albums by Judas Priest are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Screaming For VengeanceUnited Kingdom Judas Priest
Year of Release:1982Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 1982:18Rank Score:1,900
Rank in 1980s168Overall Rank:1,042
Average Rating:  77/100 (193 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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2.

British SteelUnited Kingdom Judas Priest
Year of Release:1980Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 1980:31Rank Score:1,394
Rank in 1980s219Overall Rank:1,343
Average Rating:  74/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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3.

PainkillerUnited Kingdom Judas Priest
Year of Release:1990Appears in:90 charts
Rank in 1990:20Rank Score:1,343
Rank in 1990s304Overall Rank:1,396
Average Rating:  77/100 (151 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Sad Wings Of DestinyUnited Kingdom Judas Priest
Year of Release:1976Appears in:77 charts
Rank in 1976:30Rank Score:1,293
Rank in 1970s310Overall Rank:1,430
Average Rating:  77/100 (116 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Stained ClassUnited Kingdom Judas Priest
Year of Release:1978Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1978:31Rank Score:1,162
Rank in 1970s335Overall Rank:1,563
Average Rating:  74/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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6.

Defenders Of The FaithUnited Kingdom Judas Priest
Year of Release:1984Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1984:29Rank Score:1,038
Rank in 1980s281Overall Rank:1,714
Average Rating:  74/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Killing MachineUnited Kingdom Judas Priest
Year of Release:1978Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1978:61Rank Score:485
Rank in 1970s617Overall Rank:3,144
Average Rating:  74/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Unleashed in the EastUnited Kingdom Judas Priest
Year of Release:1979Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1979:64Rank Score:434
Rank in 1970s660Overall Rank:3,424
Average Rating:  76/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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NostradamusUnited Kingdom Judas Priest
Year of Release:2008Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 2008:176Rank Score:196
Rank in 2000s1,591Overall Rank:6,355
Average Rating:  65/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Angel Of RetributionUnited Kingdom Judas Priest
Year of Release:2005Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 2005:210Rank Score:149
Rank in 2000s2,007Overall Rank:7,836
Average Rating:  68/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 237

This may not be a complete discography for Judas Priest. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Judas Priest best tracks

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1.Jawbreaker
(from the album Defenders Of The Faith)
 85/100 (16 votes)
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2.Breaking The Law
(from the album British Steel)
 84/100 (38 votes)
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3.Hell Bent For Leather
(from the album Killing Machine)
 84/100 (16 votes)
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4.Freewheel Burning
(from the album Defenders Of The Faith)
 84/100 (13 votes)
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5.Living After Midnight
(from the album British Steel)
 84/100 (37 votes)
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6.You've Got Another Thing Comin'
(from the album Screaming For Vengeance)
 84/100 (44 votes)
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7.The Sentinel
(from the album Defenders Of The Faith)
 83/100 (13 votes)
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8.Some Heads Are Gonna Roll
(from the album Defenders Of The Faith)
 83/100 (13 votes)
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9.A Touch Of Evil
(from the album Painkiller)
 82/100 (23 votes)
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10.Painkiller
(from the album Painkiller)
 82/100 (41 votes)
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11.Between The Hammer & The Anvil
(from the album Painkiller)
 82/100 (23 votes)
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12.Ripper
(from the album Sad Wings Of Destiny)
 82/100 (15 votes)
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13.Electric Eye
(from the album Screaming For Vengeance)
 82/100 (36 votes)
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14.Night Crawler
(from the album Painkiller)
 82/100 (26 votes)
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15.Rock Hard Ride Free
(from the album Defenders Of The Faith)
 81/100 (14 votes)
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16.Green Manalishi
(from the album Killing Machine)
 81/100 (11 votes)
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17.One Shot At Glory
(from the album Painkiller)
 81/100 (21 votes)
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18.Leather Rebel
(from the album Painkiller)
 81/100 (22 votes)
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19.Nostradamus
(from the album Nostradamus)
 80/100 (4 votes)
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20.Hell Patrol
(from the album Painkiller)
 80/100 (19 votes)
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Judas Priest ratings

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74/100 (from 52 votes)
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From Brandon8 12/31/2015 20:50
Judas Priest followed in the large footsteps of Black Sabbath and forged their own path. They are at the top of their genre of heavy metal. A lot of pretenders tried to come after but these guys were the best. The majestic vocals and musicianship was unique. I don't believe they get the credit they deserve but understand it is not everyone's cup of tea. I have listened to Rocka Rolla, Sad Wings of Destiny, Sin after Sin, Killing Machine, Unleashed in the East, Stained Class, British Steel Screaming for Vengeance and Priest Live and I recommend them all.
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From AAL2014 09/08/2015 04:08
Say what you will about some of their discography, and they aren't better than Iron Maiden, but metal would look very different had Priest never came along. A lot of classics they still kill live today. Influential and very heavy.
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From zags7000 08/14/2015 06:29
When I was growing up, my mom would probably not allow you in the house if you didn't like Judas Priest. I will certainly follow that rule as well. One of the very best heavy metal bands. The 70's material is very tough to match and even though it came out in 1980, British Steel is certainly a gold standard.
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From FieryGunHand 04/13/2013 07:52
Best out and out heavy metal band of all time. The opening of Unleashed in the East is just awesome. Agree with the comments on the dueling guitars. Saw them 2 years ago (2010) and I was impressed with how good Rob Halford's voice still is. Liking the total irony of the leather clad lead singer who was (somewhat) secretly gay.
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From peremptor 03/25/2013 11:59
Awesome old school metal band that still delivers the goods. Painkiller was one of the first cds I ever bought and one of my favorites.
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From Jasonconfused 11/17/2012 03:45
This band is a heavy metal staple. They were the first to take heavy metal approach without so much bluesy sounds. The Breaking the Law riff is in every heavy metal guitarists arsenal.
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From Deckiller 08/29/2012 08:49
I see Priest as one of first - if not THE first - pure metal bands. Fantastic vocals and dual guitar leads. Rhythm section is average at best...but the band doesn't need anything too fancy.
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From junodog4 08/06/2012 23:02
Better than Iron Maiden and Sabbath. It seems that fans of early metal keep resurfacing on this site...
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From musicmanstu 07/19/2012 10:28
My favorite band of all time. Own everything they've released.I have met the band, and have seen them live close to 20 times through the years!
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From marfol 07/16/2012 18:52
Judas Priest = Heavy Metal. All the rest are behind them...
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