Judas Priest - Turbo
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Turbo is the album that most people see as the point where Judas Priest began to fall off. With them sounding the most commercial they have ever sounded, having a heavy reliance on synths and just having a pretty generic '80s hair metal sound in general, the majority of people see this as the album where Priest proved they had run out of ideas for a few years. Even though this is easily one of their weakest releases, I do feel like this is slightly overhated.

I think it's undeniable that this ... read more
Glorious 80s Glam Cheese at its finest
I'm probably the only Priest fan on Earth who actually really really loves this record. On Turbo the band finally breaks out of their normal formula a little, introducing synths to their sound and showing off their experimental side. Most people dislike this record, and I can see why, as it's not as Priest sounding as their other records, but i think that works in the bands favour. Sure, theres still straightforward high energy tracks that you'd expect from the band, but there is also some ... read more
I don't exactly want to hear this again. This is their most bland and uninspired album yet. All of the sounds from the instruments are so basic and it feels like I've heard all of these songs, but I can assure I haven't. They don't really explore much into conducting diverse instrumentation, with it feeling formulated: one riff, repeated constantly, changing occasionally, not even an interesting one; hooks with lyrics that are basic and lame, repeated over and over, changing for verses ... read more
Judas Priest (like mostly, not to say all, metal bands) has never been "not comercial". I really don't get what people understands for "non commercial music", sincerely, nowadays (in fact since the rise of capitalism) is hard to say what is and what is not commercial, since everything is produced in an INDUSTRY. The album is awesome and fun. The lyrics are good, Rob's voice is unique, he's truly a great performer and vocalist. Otherwise this may not be as "heavy" ... read more
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Added on: October 22, 2015