Judas Priest reigned supreme as heavy metal’s self-proclaimed “Defenders of the Faith” during the first half of the ‘80s. So when they plunged into pop-metal on 1986’s Turbo, the results were more than a little divisive among their loyal fans — and the album failed to give Judas Priest the pop-crossover...

Why Judas Priest’s ‘Turbo’ Was Doomed to Fail

Judas Priest reigned supreme as heavy metal’s self-proclaimed “Defenders of the Faith” during the first half of the ‘80s. So when they plunged into pop-metal on 1986’s Turbo, the results were more than a little divisive among their loyal fans — and the album failed to give Judas Priest the pop-crossover…