Screaming For Vengeance (studio album) by Judas Priest

Screaming For Vengeance
Screaming For Vengeance by Judas Priest
Year: 1982
Overall rank: 1,126th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 312 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1982 (18th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (174th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,126th)
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Screaming For Vengeance is ranked as the best album by Judas Priest.

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Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 312 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 3% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 77.9/100, a mean average of 76.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 78.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 17.8.

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80/100
From 09/12/2020 00:18
Good Priest album. Not there best but up there. Reason being, the standout tracks are killer (Electric Eye, Riding on the Wind, & title track), however there are a few to many that are average if not bordering on filler (Bloodstone, Pain & Pleasure, Take these Chains) to make this top the list as personal favorite.
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90/100
From 07/14/2019 16:21
Another great one from Priest. Includes some classic tracks but also some overlooked - more melodic - gems, like "Fever" or "Bloodstone".
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70/100
From 06/01/2019 14:41
It's on the whole very enjoyable. Classic face-melting shred-metal. They really have a knack for great riffs on this. Electric Eye, Riding on the Wind and You've Got Another Thing Coming (Which I still know all the words to since it was on Guitar Hero 2 for PS2 back in the day) are highlights. My other take-away form this is that I have a hard time to relate to the lyrics. There is so much drama. Like "Screaming For Vengeance!", who really does that in real life? You plot revenge yes. But screaming for vengeance seems like something Mel Gibson does in Braveheart. I realize that it's probably a metaphor.
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70/100
From 07/24/2018 00:44
While not all songs are hits, when screaming for vengeance finds its mark strong riffs and soaring vocals illuminate.
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85/100
From 07/09/2018 12:52
One of the best Priest records. The Hellion/Electric Eye are clear highlights for me, fantastic riffs and vocals. Many other classics too: Screaming For Vengeance, Riding On The Wind, You've Got Another Thing Coming...
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From 03/12/2018 09:26
Punto álgido en la carrera de Judas Priest. Nadie niega lo influyente que fue el magnífico 'British steel' publicado en pleno 1980, pero 'Screaming for vengeance' representa el sonido Heavy Metal puro y duro. Ese guerrero alado que es The Hellion vino con la intención de arrasar con todo lo que encontrase a su paso, y estaba claro que al servicio de Judas Priest semejante monstruo iba a conseguir lo que se propusiera. Heavy Metal es lo que encontramos en este álbum, sin colorantes ni conservantes, simple y llano, pero efectivo. Sin grandes alardes en cuanto a complejidad compositiva, Judas Priest logró cuajar un disco redondo con canciones épicas que permanecen como clásicos inmortales del Metal. Solo queda aplaudir cuando te encuentras ante obras como estas, puede que no sea el mejor disco en la carrera de la banda, pero sin duda es una pieza clave.
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From 02/13/2018 00:23
not even close to butt rock you troll. better riffs, beats, and basslines than a lot of stuff that you prefer. hugely influential and one of the best heavy metal albums ever made.

EDIT: holy shit, every other comment is calling it a different genre. this is heavy metal which is just downtuned and distorted rock. this isn't power metal or just rock or any form of extreme metal....... I don't know how I managed to do this w/o insults......
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60/100
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From 03/25/2016 21:21
One of the greatest metal albums of all time.
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75/100
From 02/07/2015 03:43
I think I liked these guys even more when I learned about Rob Halford. The leather makes much more sense now.
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