- Robert John Arthur "Rob" Halford is an English singer and songwriter, who is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest and famed for his powerful wide ranging voice
|When was Rob Halford born?||25 August 1951|
|How old is Rob Halford in 2017? ||66 years|
Rob Halford facts
- AllMusic says of Halford: "There have been few vocalists in the history of heavy metal whose singing style has been as influential and instantly recognizable", possessing a voice which is "able to effortlessly alternate between a throaty growl and an ear-splitting falsetto"
- Halford was voted number 33 in the greatest voices in rock by Planet Rock listeners in 2009
- In addition to his work with Judas Priest, he has been involved with several side projects, including Fight, 2wo and Halford
- In 1998, he came out as gay in an interview with MTV news making him the first openly gay singer in mainstream heavy metal music