Where: Walsall, Staffordshire, England
Nickname: Metal God
-Lead singer of British heavy metal band Judas Priest
|Right here, he looks like someone you would not want to cross or have mad at you...|
-Shares a birthday with Gene Simmons of Kiss and Vivian Campbell of Def Leppard
-Lives in Phoenix, Arizona, but owns a house in San Diego and his hometown of Walsall
-His sister Sue was married to Judas Priest bassist Ian Hill from 1976-1984, making Hill and Halford ex-brothers in law
-Even though he owns classic cars, he did not pass his driving test until he was 38 years old
-In 1998, came out of the closet as being gay. He said hiding his sexuality was causing him to abuse drugs and alcohol to deal with the depression of it
-Provides the voice of General Lionwhyte in Brutal Legend
-There's two kinds of music - heavy metal and all the crap they play on radio and show on MTV.
-My iPod is with me wherever I go. My iPod is all over the place - it's got Beethoven, Bach, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, Wagner, and then it goes into Slayer, Emperor, everything by Sabbath, everything by Queen, Tool, Pantera. I could just go on and on. I'm just a chameleon when it comes to music - all kind of music touch my senses.