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K.K. Downing Talks Leaving Judas Priest, Selling His Royalties & Why He Never Married

5 monthes ago   |   By Billboard

Founding Judas Priest member K.K. Downing departed the iconic metal band seven years ago, but he's looking back on his time with the...
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K.K. DOWNING Says SCOTT TRAVIS Was The Only Member Of JUDAS PRIEST To Contact Him Following His Departure

K.K. DOWNING Says SCOTT TRAVIS Was The Only Member Of JUDAS PRIEST To Contact Him Following His Departure

5 monthes ago   |   By Blabber Mouth

K.K. Downing has confirmed to the "Focus On Metal" podcast that Scott Travis was the only member of JUDAS PRIEST to contact him following his 2011 announcement that he was leaving the band. Asked if he was surprised to hear from the drummer, Downing replied : "No, not really. I was surprised that the other guys didn't. But Scott did acknowledge and wished me well and said some nice things, and that was good."
The guitarist went on to say that he thought he was friends with all the other members of PRIEST before his exit from the group and singled out bassist Ian Hill as the former bandmate...
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