In a current interview with Classic Rock journal, former Judas Priest guitarist Okay.Okay. Downing opened up about what he considers one of the best and worst information of his illustrious profession. Recognized for his candidness, Downing did not maintain again when requested to pinpoint the head of his discography.
“I need to choose my albums by K.K.’s Priest: Sermons Of The Sinner  and the brand new one, The Sinner Rides Again. They’re each very, very kick-ass and I am happy with them each. They epitomize every thing about me and who I’m. They proceed my legacy with Judas Priest and carry the hallmarks of the previous.”
Nevertheless, when the questions shifted to much less savory territory, Downing did not draw back from addressing what he considers the low level in his in depth catalog. When requested in regards to the worst report he ever made, he admitted, “Jesus, I am going to should go together with Judas Priest‘s 1981 album Level Of Entry. However then once more, there are some nice songs on that one. That is so, so onerous to reply.”
Curiously sufficient, again in 2011, through the 30th-anniversary celebrations of Level Of Entry Downing, commented on the report basic observe “Desert Plains” by way of Blabbermouth: “‘Desert Plains’, to me, is simply a kind of songs that you could get into immediately due to the tempo and the place the accents are within the riff. Moreover, and significantly within the States, the lyrical content material making reference to the desert has that further enchantment for the followers in locations like Arizona and New Mexico.”
“‘Desert Plains’ was additionally a music that none of us actually wished to go away out of the set, and if we did, it was solely as a result of we didn’t need followers to say that we stored on taking part in the identical outdated songs. The music has that distinctive high quality and really feel about it and is difficult to interchange within the set.”
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