Judas Priest definitely reside among the Gods in the in the Pantheon of modern metal. The modern heirs to the throne built by Black Sabbath, they came from the same town and Priest even rehearsed in the same room once rented by Sabbath. Apparently before they pioneered the gay leather look that really defined metal they tried this “let’s look just like Led Zeppelin approach”. The leather really toughed up the sound it seems as well!