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Defenders of the Faith

Band
TypeStudio Full-length
Released
GenresHeavy Metal
LabelsColumbia Records
Length39:05
Ranked#3 for 1984 , #14 all-time
Reviews :  6
Comments :  105
Total votes :  111
Rating :  93.8 / 100
Have :  47
Want : 2
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Defenders of the Faith Information

Track listing (Songs)

titleratingvotespopularity
1.Freewheel Burning4:249529
2.Jawbreaker3:2795.828
3.Rock Hard, Ride Free5:3692.425
4.The Sentinel5:0699.633
5.Love Bites4:4888.128
6.Eat Me Alive3:3586.821
7.Some Heads Are Gonna Roll4:0788.521
8.Night Comes Down4:0187.717
9.Heavy Duty2:2681.318
10.Defenders of the Faith1:3282.518

Line-up (members)

Guest / additional musicians

  • Bob Halligan Jr. : Songwriting (track 7)

Production staff / artist

  • Tom Allom : Producer
  • Mark Dodson : Engineer
  • Christian Eser : Assistant Engineer
  • Bruce Hensal : Assistant Engineer
  • David Roeder : Assistant Engineer
  • Ben King : Assistant Engineer
  • Buddy Thornton : Assistant Engineer
  • Doug Johnson : Cover Design, Cover Art
  • Judas Priest : Original Cover Concept
2001 Remastered version bonus tracks :
11. Turn on Your Light (Recorded during the 1985 Turbo sessions) (5:23)
12. Heavy Duty / Defenders of the Faith (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, California; 5 May 1984) (5:26)

Recorded at Ibiza Sound Studios, Ibiza, Spain (July - August, 1983)
Mixed at DB Recording Studios, Miami, Florida and Bayshore Recording Studios, Miami, Florida, USA, (September - November, 1983)
Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York, USA

Singles :
1. "Freewheel Burning" (December 1983)
2. "Some Heads Are Gonna Roll" (March 1984)
3. "Love Bites" (1984)

Certification :
USA RIAA Platinum (September 26, 1988)

Chart position :
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan) #2
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade) #12
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista) #17
US Billboard 200 #18
UK Albums (OCC) #19
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100) #21

Judas Priest Discography

Album titleTypeRelease dateRatingVotesReviews
Studio 78.5 322
Studio 91 415
Studio 85.3 365
Studio 87.1 363
Studio 87.2 353
Live 86.9 182
Studio 87.3 935
Studio 79.4 233
Studio 92.1 833
EP - 00
EP - 00
Studio 93.8 1116
Studio 82.6 443
EP - 00
Live 92.4 555
Studio 89.1 525
Studio 97 21612
Studio 82.7 324
EP - 00
Live 85 183
Studio 80.3 231
Live 86.8 151
Studio 84.5 435
Studio 75.5 556
Live 62.1 173
Studio 86.2 323
EP - 00
Live 92.5 21
Studio 89.9 600
Info / Statistics
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Reviews : 7,667
Albums : 119,654
Lyrics : 147,016