Priest hired album producer Andy Sneap to take the place of Tipton after Tipton revealed his Parkinsons disease issues, leading Downing to say he was “shocked” not to have been invited to return instead.
“At the end of the day, I hope that this gives them the motivation to get him back into Judas Priest. Glenn [Tipton] is not there now and I think that K.K. belongs there now, if they could mend the fences
gives them the motivation to get him back into Judas Priest.