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British Steel

Judas Priest Audio CD
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)
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The guitar riff from "Breaking the Law" is one of the most recognizable from early 1980s heavy metal. Though British Steel sounds dated these days, it's also a classic slice of metal, one of the best from a band that defined the genre in the late '70s and early '80s. Everything that ultimately became characteristic of heavy metal is here, from the lightning-fast riffs on "Rapid Fire," the anthemic "Metal Gods," and "United" to the obligatory party song "Living After Midnight" to the equally obligatory youth-rebellion song, "You Don't Have to Be Old to Be Wise." British Steel is unquestionably Priest at their peak. The 2001 remastered reissue includes two bonus tracks--a previously unavailable studio selection called "Red, White & Blue" and a live take on "Grinder." --Genevieve Williams

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5.0 out of 5 stars Priest rules! Feb. 6 2014
Format:LP Record|Verified Purchase
This LP rocks. Buy it. Crank it. Pretend it's 1980 all over again. Call your friends. Buy some beer, put on your old lumber-jackets & have a good old-fashioned headbangers bash!
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5.0 out of 5 stars good music July 16 2013
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
good music to rock with on the padeo in the car in the garage and on the guitar rock on out with the priest and pray to god that you don't go death
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Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
this has got to be the best dvd Judas Priest has ever put out..video and sound quality are excellent!!.you definitely won`t go wrong purchasing this dvd.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Judas Priest-British Steel March 18 2012
Format:Audio CD
I first saw this band in 1983, still have the t-shirt. Amazing album, especially Breaking The Law, Living After Midnight, and United. Good metal never dies!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
By Tommy Sixx Morais TOP 100 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD
Judas Priest is one of the most influential metal bands, the metal gods have delivered many times during their career and their back catalog is nothing short of classic and amazing. They made so many great albums during their long career like "Sad Wings of Destiny", "Stained Class", "Screaming for Vengeance", "Painkiller" and of course "British Steel". I'll admit "British Steel is not my favorite Priest album but it's up there and it's the one that first got me into the band to begin with. I remember seeing the video for "Breaking The Law" and it got me hooked on the band, I listened to everything Judas priest from then on. I still listen to Judas Priest and "British Steel" today, it's one of the albums that defined metal. Point is...they're one of the metal greats and "British Steel" is an excellent album yeah yeah. 2010 marks the 30th anniversary of British Steel and to commemorate this event a 30th anniversary edition of the album is released. What does this special edition of a classic metal album offer more than what was on the 2001 remaster? Well it turns out that they added things to the 2001 remaster (this remaster gave two extra tracks if you remember "Red, White & Blue" from the Turbo sessions and "Grinder (Live)" from the Defenders of the Faith tour). There also a three disc edition (the same thing as this one except with a live disc with the songs of the concert that`s on the DVD)available of this special edition trough Judas Priest`s website and as an import on Amazon.

In terms of new music there's nothing much here, in fact there's absolutely nothing at all. It's the 2001 remaster of British Steel repackaged with a DVD. This means no extra songs, demos etc. None at all.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gorgeous if imperfect repack June 7 2010
By LeBrain HALL OF FAME TOP 50 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD
Man, does this make me feel old. Back in my highschool days when I first got serious collecting music, British Steel was a must-have. It was considered the quintessential Priest platter, and even back then when it was only in the recent past, it still had all the makings of a classic. Now, on its 30th (!) anniversary, it is given the treatment it deserves, perhaps not the exact treatment we dreamed of, but it is certainly satisfying.

I've bought this album 5 times now. First was a cassette back in highschool, then I picked up a used vinyl. I bought the remastered CD when it came out, then a 180 gram vinyl reissue. Now this!

Also, Amazon's DVD tracklist is incorrect and I will provide the full correct tracklist at the end of this review.

This 3 disc edition is beautifully packed in digipack with lots of photos in a nice booklet with essay. The photos are all from their recent tour, none are vintage, which disappointed me. I would have loved some fly-on-the-wall photos of them recording this album at Ringo Starr's house, Tittenhurst Park. Maybe no such photos exist.

Disc one is the recent British Steel remastered edition, straight from the last reissue. That means the original 9 tracks, a live version of "Grinder" from an unknown tour, and the completely unrelated "Red, White & Blue". This song has no place on the album as it was written and recorded for the Turbo/Ram It Down sessions in the late 80's. It is merely a holdover from the Priest remastered collection issued in the early 2000's.

The second disc, exclusive to this version, is an audio disc of the concert on the live DVD, minus one song ("Prophecy" is the missing track, due to the 80 minute running time of a CD.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Should've kept Les Binks.... Nov. 22 2003
By e5150
Format:Audio CD
First, a note on the remaster: The Bonus track live version of "Grinder" was NOT recorded on the British Steel tour as they claim, but is taken from the radio broadcast concert from California on the Defenders Tour. When I first saw this falsehood, I went so far as to attempt to contact the band through their website to find out why they were trying to mislead people like that. I got no reply, but noticed that all the subsequent cd releases after the first four did not specify the source location of the bonus live recordings. I'm not claiming responsibility, but I sure hope they now realize that their fans aren't that stupid.
Anyway, back to British Steel...
Here come the anthems!! "Hell Bent for Leather" was just the preamble, while British Steel was the body of their Metal Constitution and set the stage for the rest of their career, as far as subject matter goes. "Breaking the Law", "Living After Midnight", "You Don't Have to be Old to be Wise"--not a ballad in sight. But as with all of the remasters, take the printed lyrics with a grain of salt, because their accuracy is way off in some places.
British Steel has a very upbeat, good time atmosphere throughout and nearly compels you to raise your fist and shout. Warning: doing this in your car will result in several strange glances from passers-by, and perhaps even the odd restraining order from people you don't even know.
The only real downer here is Dave Holland, the new "drummer". WTF? The guy hardly ever uses his toms, instead utilizing a plain, boring Ringo Starr style of snare/kick-snare/kick which any drummer will tell you saps the music of any extra muscle it could've potentially had.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great buy for a hardcore Priest fan
Judas Priest is one of the most influential metal bands. The metal gods have delivered many times during their career and their back catalog is nothing short of classic and... Read more
Published on June 15 2011 by Tommy Sixx Morais
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Video, Audio needs impovement
Disk One: The British Steel remastered edition is my favorite, the previous version I have is on vinyl. Read more
Published on June 10 2010 by Ray J
3.0 out of 5 stars Another
Interesting that a few years back they released The Remasters of all their albums, and now thank God, they have released the Remasters!!! Yet another money grab.
Published on June 4 2010 by Matt Hughes
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Priest
Judas Priest are metal gods, they forever changed rock/metal music and for the better, they are an incredible band that continues touring and recording music even today. Read more
Published on May 17 2010 by Tommy Sixx Morais
5.0 out of 5 stars Best 'Priest album in my books
This is one of those albums that truly rocks from beginning to end, and can be listened to over and over. Read more
Published on June 10 2009 by D. A. GOSS
5.0 out of 5 stars "Pounding the world like a battering ram"
The track "Grinder" is a perfect description of British Steel. Most of the songs off Judas Priest's first release of the 1980s sound like guitars thrown in a grinder. Read more
Published on July 15 2004 by mwreview
5.0 out of 5 stars "Pounding the world like a battering ram"
The track "Grinder" is a perfect description of British Steel. Most of the songs off Judas Priest's first release of the 1980s sound like guitars thrown in a grinder. Read more
Published on July 15 2004 by mwreview
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