On this episode of Talking Metal, Mark Strigl speaks with former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing and current Ozzy keyboardist Adam Wakeman.

First up, K.K. Downing speaks with Mark about his new book Heavy Duty Days & Nights In Judas Priest.  It’s a fantastic read.  Be sure to check it out.  Other interview topics include Jimi Hendrix, Mark Eglinton, the song Victim of Changes, tension with Iron Maiden, Paul DiAnno, Def Leppard, Judas Priest’s image, the NWOBHM, Les Binks, Tim Ripper Owens, the Turbo album, if he will work on new music and much more.  Check out K.K. on Instagram.

The interview with Adam Wakeman starts at the 45-minute mark.  Topics include No More Tours 2, Ozzy Osbourne, Zakk Wylde, Gus G., Black Sabbath, Damian Wilson, the Wilson & Wakeman podcast, Headspace, Snakecharmer, Slash, Rick Wakeman and much more.  Follow Adam on Twitter:  @Wakemanofficial

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Adam Wakeman and Mark Strigl in NYC – 2016.


Wakeman and Osbourne on stage in NJ – 2018.

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4 thoughts on “TM 777 K.K. Downing & Adam Wakeman

  1. Great interview with k k mark!priest passed on sound track to top gun,must of lost millions not being on that cd???hope k k joins Priest for the 50 th anniversary tour,go out first class Judas priest🤘🤘🤘😎

  2. Going to Germany to see ghost,sick mark,have a safe flight n have some German beer for me,c u in Brooklyn ny/ghost🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🤘

  3. Michael’s music blog is where those who LOVE good,
    independent rock and roll love to go to read about and watch
    videos of some really great musicians. I have Goth Shredders,
    progressive rockers, blues artists and just plain good Rock and Metal!!!

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