K.K. Downing is a founding member of legendary British heavy metal institution Judas Priest. During their 35 years of existence they have created several timeless metal anthems, from “Victim Of Changes” and “Hell Bent For Leather” to “Breaking The Law” and “Painkiller.” By 2007, Priest sold over 35 million records worldwide. And they are still going strong, touring all around the globe injecting their British steel to thousands of loyal fans. Downing with Priest’s other guitarist Glenn Tipton have set the standards for heavy metal guitar playing. Their distinctive guitar sounds have become a trademark in the field with K.K.‘s more wild bluesy style perfectly complementing Tipton’s melodic output. Their classic twin leads and grinding riffs are one of the most played pieces in today’s young guitarists rehearsal rooms.
With the spellbinding comeback album “Angel Of Retribution” and two successful world tours now behind them, Priest and K.K. Downing are set to rock the world for many years to come.