Judas Priest guitarist Glenn Tipton reveals Parkinson’s diagnosis, won’t be touring with the band

Judas Priest, Glenn Tipton 2nd from right (Credit: Justin Borucki)Judas Priest has announced that longtime guitarist Glenn Tipton has been battling Parkinson’s disease and won’t join the band for their 2018 tour in support of their upcoming studio album, Firepower.

The veteran metal group explains in a statement, “Ten years ago Glenn was diagnosed to have the onset of the early stages of Parkinson’s — from then until recently Glenn has lived his life as the great heavy metal guitar player he has always been, …read more

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