K.K. Downing: “I Was The First Guy To Bring The FLYING V To Heavy Metal, Ever” – Interview – Judas Priest Issues

full in bloom: In the clip below, guitarist K.K. Downing talks about his issues with Judas Priest, and his influence on heavy metal. WATCH THE CLIP BELOW

K.K. Downing:

I was the first guy to bring the Flying V to heavy metal, ever, and now the Flying V is so synonymous with metal that both Richie (Faulkner) and Andy (Sneap) play Flying Vs. What can I say? Let alone just about every metal band in the world. So, it doesn’t make sense not to have my image and my persona up there. I can’t say I’m happy about it.