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Tim 'Ripper' Owens

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Timothy S. Owens (born on September 13, 1967 in Akron, Ohio) is an American heavy metal singer who currently performs with Beyond Fear, Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force and Charred Walls of the Damned. He first gained attention as the lead singer of Judas Priest, and then Iced Earth. he took the nickname "Ripper" from the Judas Priest song "The Ripper" during his time in tribute band "British Steel". Read more on Last.fm

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Seventeen names added to Download Festival line-up

April 21st, 2009

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Another day, another Download Festival announcement – this time its a whopping SEVENTEEN bands added to the bill. That’s the largest number to be announced in a single announcement this year. Or possibly any year. We’re not really bothered enough to check.

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