Label: Columbia - C2XK 53932,Columbia - C2K 53932 • Format: 2x, CD Compilation • Country: Canada • Genre: Rock • Style: Heavy Metal
Metal Works is a compilation album by Judas Priestreleased in A remastered edition was released inwith the same track listing. All material was previously available. All albums to that date are represented with the exception of their debut, Rocka Rollaalthough a live version of "Victim of Changes" from Unleashed in the Eastwith what appears to be an American sounding audience dubbed on at the end, instead of the familiar Japanese one from the album version is used Untitled - Masonna - Live And Rare 1 than the studio version on Sad Wings of Destiny.
This is because the band no longer owns the rights to Eenie Meenie - Various - Kikos Dance In Love first two albums. As an album it showcases versatility of their musical career. This album also brought Rob Halford back into the fold for a short while following his departure from the band due to internal tensions. The album cover by Mark Wilkinson who had done the band's cover art from Ram It Down to Nostradamus combines elements from the band's previous releases.
In the foreground are the Hellion from Screaming for Vengeance and the Painkiller from its eponymous album. Under the Hellion's body is a razor blade, a reference to the album Night Comes Down - Judas Priest - Metal Works 73-93 Steel.
The lower right corner features the door and columns from Sin After Sinthe metallic head from Stained Class enveloped in smoke, and the Metallian from Defenders of the Faith. At the end of the trail of flames in front of the Metallian is the shaft of light from Point of Entry.
Additionally, one of the chimneys on the factory in the lower right corner is the band's familiar trident logo. The only studio album represented on this compilation, but not in the cover art, is Ram It Down. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article does not cite any sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations Night Comes Down - Judas Priest - Metal Works 73-93 reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Judas Priest.
Heavy metal. Painkiller Metal Works Jugulator Rob HalfordK. DowningGlenn Tipton. Screaming for Vengeance Al AtkinsHalford, Downing, Tipton. Unleashed in the East Defenders of the Faith Sin After Sin Killing Machine Stained Class British Steel Ram It Down Turbo Point of Entry Halford, Downing, Tipton, Chris Tsangarides.
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