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Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens, born as Timothy S. Owens on September 13, 1967 in Akron, Ohio. The young Ohio salesman and tribute band frontman made headlines in 1996 when from a fan he became the frontman for the British metal act Judas Priest, filling the shoes of Rob Halford (and, by doing so, inspired the movie Rock Star, which was later discredited by the band). Despite numerous rumours that Rob Halford would reunite with…

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  • So wtf happened to him after he left IE?
  • One of the best metal vocalists ever. It's a shame he hasn't found a proper band for himself.
  • Most overrated tribute act ever. [2]
  • Most overrated tribute act ever.
  • 1st vocalist of JUDAS PRIEST... Holy Rage - Kingdom of Hell http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6C0nsS94SE&sns=tw via @youtube
  • Masterpiece!
  • the best
  • .•*¨*•♫♪•<❤>_♪♫ॐ•_•ॐ♫♪+<❤>•♪♫•*¨*•.¸
  • 'play my game' DUDES!! (∪^ω^)
  • yeah and maybe STOP comparing Ripper to every rock-hero? it became kinda boring about 20 years ago.

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