Release Athens 2024 welcomes Judas Priest and Bruce Dickinson, on Sunday, July 21, at the Water Square.

The Metal Gods of Rob Halford and the singer / frontman of Iron Maiden, two names that do not need further introductions and characterizations, in a landmark night for the fans of hard sound in our country.

More names for this day will be announced soon.

Judas Priest started in 1969 in Birmingham, England and changed the face of heavy metal forever. In their more than 50 years of existence, there is not a dithyramb left that has not been written about Rob Halford's company.

They reached unimaginable heights with albums such as "Hell Bent for Leather" ('78), "British Steel", ('80), "Point of Entry" ('81), "Screaming for Vengeance" ('82), "Painkiller " ('90), "Firepower" (2018) and continue unscathed to this day.

Immortal epics like "The Hellion," "Electric Eye," "Riding on the Wind," "The Sentinel," "A Touch of Evil," "Rapid Fire," "You've Got Another Thing Comin'," " Painkiller", "Metal Gods", "Breaking the Law", "Living After Midnight" are among their endless arsenal of songs that are permanently in the heart of every metalhead on the planet!

Judas Priest are aiming to overcome a flat 2022 showing, bringing along their biggest production ever, as well as their upcoming new record. "Invincible Shield" is released on March 8th and already in the lead single, "Panic Attack", they sound in great form, exciting millions of metal fans around the world. Not bad for a band that is on the 19th album of its long career.

Bruce Dickinson needs no introduction. He is one of the best and most distinctive voices – and presences – of Heavy Metal and, at the same time, a restless and learned man.

Frontman of Iron Maiden, one of the most emblematic bands not only of the hard sound but of the entire spectrum of rock music, writer, businessman, pilot, screenwriter, spoken-word performer and sure that 2024 will be his year.

His 7th solo album, 'The Mandrake Project', out in early 2024, is the next step in an illustrious career that has already spanned over 45 years, while the highly anticipated first sample 'Afterglow of Ragnarok' will be available on 1 December!

Having sold over 100 million records with Iron Maiden, Dickinson began a successful run of solo records in 1990 with "Tattooed Millionaire". In 1994, he made history with his appearances in the chaos of war in Bosnia, which were captured in the award-winning documentary "Scream For Me Sarajevo" (2018).

He continued his solo career, alongside Iron Maiden's activity, with characteristic albums such as "Accident Of Birth" (1997) and "The Chemical Wedding" (1998), but had not returned to it after the release of "Tyranny Of Souls”, in 2005.

“The Mandrake Project” finds him reuniting with his near-permanent collaborator, guitarist and producer Roy Z, who has worked with both Judas Priest and Halford.

Besides him, the band that will accompany Bruce Dickinson consists of Tonya O'Callaghan (bass), Dave Moreno (drums) and Italian keyboardist Mistheria. On the evening of July 21, we will hear these new songs for the first time, of course along with some Iron Maiden classics.

The pre-sale starts on Thursday, November 16, at 12:00, for €50 and for a limited number of tickets. After they are sold out, it will continue at €55. The next phases will be announced along the way.

Also, a limited number of VIP tickets are available, with an initial price of €150. The following preferential benefits are included in this category:

- Separate elevated area configured with stands&stools for everyone

- Open-bar

- Priority access to the space

- Private parking

- Separate toilets

- Souvenir

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