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Former Judas Priest Drummer John Hinch Has Died


Judas Priest john hinch John Hinch, the former Judas Priest drummer who played on the band’s debut album, ‘Rocka Rolla’, has died aged 73.

The musician’s death was announced by Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford, who shared a photo of his former bandmate on social media with the caption: “RIP.”

“His style was strong, direct and unique,” Halford recalled to Loudwire. “I’ll be blasting ‘Rocka Rolla’ today!”

Former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing added: “I am extremely saddened to hear that John has passed away as he played his part so well in the creation and the history of Judas Priest.”

“There are so many memories of crazy and fun times we all shared together. John was always so dependable and did everything to the best of his ability, including his drumming which looking back can only be described as faultless. The fact that he continued to play to his very last day is testimony to his ability and dedication to his love of the drums.”

“I wish to give my sincere condolences to John’s family and loved ones from myself and all of you forever. Rest in peace, John.”

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    May 02, 2021

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