Unleashed in the East is the first live album by the British heavy metal band Judas Priest, released in September 1979 on Columbia Records. It was recorded live over two nights in Tokyo during their Hell Bent for Leather Tour in February 1979. Upon release Unleashed became the band's best-selling album up to that point, reaching the US Top 100 and the UK Top Ten, eventually the album became one of the five Judas Priest albums to gain a RIAA platinum certification
The bonus tracks were recorded live during the Killing Machine, Hell Bent For Leather Japanese Tour 1979. Matrix, Runout (Variant 1, side A): 85114E1/A. Matrix, Runout (Variant 1, side B): 85114E2/A. Matrix, Runout (Variant 1, side C): 85114E3/A.
This version was pressed at Columbia's Georgia plant as identified by the etched "G" in the runouts, which also indicates it was issued sometime after 1981. Recorded live at Koseinenkin Hall and Nakano Sunplaza Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
nleashed in the East is Judas Priest's first live album, recorded live in Tokyo, Japan during their Hell Bent for Leather Tour in 1979. It was released in September 1979 and became the band's best-selling album up to that point, reaching the US Top 100 and the UK Top Ten, eventually the album became one of the five Judas Priest albums to gain a RIAA platinum certification. It is the first Priest album to be produced by Tom Allom who would remain. at the helm for the next.
More albums from Judas Priest: Live In London by Judas Priest. Battle Cry by Judas Priest. Live In London by Judas Priest. A Touch Of Evil – Live by Judas Priest. Sad Wings Of Destiny by Judas Priest. Redeemer Of Souls by Judas Priest. 5. The Green Manalishi (With The Two-Pronged Crown). 6. Diamonds And Rust. 7. Victim Of Changes.
Unleashed in the East (1979) by Judas Priest. Labels: Columbia Records, Sony Music. Genres: Hard Rock, Heavy Metal Members: Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, K. K. Downing, Ian Hill, Les Binks. Unleashed in the East. Recorded live at : Koseinenkin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, February 10, 1979 Nakano Sunplaza Hall, Tokyo, Japan, February 15, 1979. Mixed at Startling Studios, Ascot, England. Cover Design : Roslav Szaybo Photography : Fin Costello, Watalu Asanuma, Steve Joester, Robert Ellis.