Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford recently discussed the staying power of metal. In an interview with Wales Online, the singer spoke to the genre’s longevity. “I think it’s because metal is the working man’s bread and butter,” he said. “With metal, it’s not about how slim you are, how beautiful you are and doesn’t have any discriminating qualities like lots of other musical styles do. It’s just wonderful music that appeals to everyone, and at its core, it just has that blue-collar, everyman attraction.” For more.