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Judas Priest: Leathered, Studded Dudes Or…

Sylvie Simmons, Creem, September 1986

COWS ARE VERY useful except in India. There are varying degrees of cow-use – milk, cheese, burgers, cheeseburgers – but none so useful as the concealment and adornment of the puny human form with the bag the cow comes wrapped in. Shiny, tough, black, reflective, clinging, erotic leather. The stuff of Brando, Vicious, Faithfull, German bomber-pilots and Heavy Metal. There are varying degrees of metal, but none so abbatoired and leathered and heavy as Judas Priest.

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