Painkiller (Judas Priest album)
|Studio album by|
|Released||3 September 1990|
|Recorded||January – March 1990|
|Genre||Power metal, heavy metal, speed metal|
|Producer||Judas Priest and Chris Tsangarides|
|Judas Priest chronology|
The album was the first to feature drummer Scott Travis who replaced Dave Holland. It was also the last album to feature Rob Halford who left the band after the tour of the album because of growing tensions within the band. Halford returned in 2003. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance at the 33rd Annual Grammy Awards in 1991 but lost to Metallica's cover of Stone Cold Crazy.