The bad news is, they're not coming here. The good news is, they're coming very close!

Judas Priest recently announced the tour dates for their upcoming 50th-anniversary tour. While an El Paso stop is not currently scheduled, they will be playing in Albuquerque on October 8th. The next closest stops are in Phoenix, (10/13) and San Antonio. (10/6)  Get a sneak preview in the video above.

“Judas Priest are primed and ready to deliver the goods with our 50 Heavy Metal Years anniversary celebration stage show spectacular! Performing a blistering cross section of songs from our lives in metal - we can't wait to raise horns with you again at this once in a metal lifetime event!” the band raves. - Loudwire

Albuquerque is, of course, a super easy road trip. It only takes about 3 and a half hours to get there. (3 hours if you only consider the speed limit to be a "suggestion".)  Just take I-10 to Las Cruces, then I-25 to Albuquerque.

Simple!