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Richie Faulkner (Judas Priest/ Elegant Weapons)

Richie Faulkner (Judas Priest/ Elegant Weapons)

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This is an exclusive interview with Richie Faulkner, guitarist with Judas Priest, and his new project, Elegant Weapons. Join us as we explore the making of his highly anticipated debut album, “Horns for a Halo.” 🎶🔥

Did Richie bring his wealth of experience and songwriting prowess from his time in Judas Priest to this album? Find out as we delve into the creative process and discover if these songs have been brewing since the days of Lauren Harris. 🎵📝

Are you ready to embark on a sonic journey that combines the raw energy of 70s metal with the cutting-edge production of the modern era? Get ready to rock as we explore the influences of iconic bands like Black Sabbath, Uriah Heep, Judas Priest, and Deep Purple, woven into the fabric of this album. 🤘🔊

But that’s not all! We have a surprise for you. Learn all about how Richie joined forces with the legendary bassist Rex Brown from Pantera 🤝🔥

And let’s not forget about the incredible drummer Chris Williams from Accept. Discover the story behind their collaboration and the electrifying chemistry that drives the rhythmic foundation of this powerhouse album. 🥁🎸

Of course, no rock masterpiece is complete without a powerhouse vocalist. Find out how Richie connected with the extraordinary Ronnie Romero and explore the creative synergy that brought these exceptional talents together. 🎤🎶

But wait, there’s more! Join us as we uncover the behind-the-scenes magic of the album’s production, helmed by the renowned Andy Sneap. Get an exclusive glimpse into the studio and discover the secrets behind capturing the true essence of Elegant Weapons’ sound. 🎧🎚️

We also dive into Richie’s thoughts on working with esteemed producer and engineer Mike Exeter, known for his work with Cradle of Filth, Black Sabbath and Judas Priest. Explore the sonic landscape and technical intricacies that make this album a true gem. 🎛️🎵

And speaking of connections, have Richie and Simon McBride from Deep Purple crossed paths? 🤝🎸

With a wealth of touring experience, including joining forces with Iron Maiden on an unforgettable Australian tour, Richie has learned invaluable lessons. Discover the key insights he gained from participating in these colossal productions and witness the evolution of a true rock virtuoso. 🌍🎶

Finally, learn how he was inducted into Judas Priest; this could be the first time the full story is told 🎸🤘🎙️🔔

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