"Hell Patrol" as written by and Glenn Raymond/halford Tipton....
Like wild fire
Comes roaring
Mad whirlwind
Burning the road

Black thunder
White lightning
Speed demons cry
The Hell Patrol

Night riders
Death dealers
Storm bringers
Tear up the ground

Fist flying
Eyes blazing
They're glory bound
The Hell Patrol

Brutalize you
Neutralize you
Gonna go for your throat as you choke
Then they'll vaporize you

Terrorize you
Pulverize you
Gonna cut to the bone as you groan
And they'll paratamize you

Crome Masters
Steel Warriors
Soul Stealers
Ripping out hearts
They're Devil Dogs
The Hell Patrol


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"Hell Patrol" as written by Kenneth Downing Glenn Raymond Tipton

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    General Comment...paratamize? We've got some work to do, guys.
    bookofmudoraon March 08, 2012   Link
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    My InterpretationSeems to be the truth that Halford himself stated the Hell Patrol is all about USAF tactical fighter pilots during the first Iraqi war. The lyrics is quite a glorifiyng example of the horror that the attacking airplanes could create among the eyewitnesses on the ground.
    But comparing the time of the war and the song's release, it may seem that Halford had just wanted the song would be connected to USAF or the other "Devil Dogs" (a general US Marines nickname).
    Funny enough, due to the notable gap between Judas Priest and military affairs, opposite to the other British metal kings, the Iron Maiden.
    maxezon April 13, 2014   Link
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    General Commenthow am i the first to coment this its an awesome song come on people comment.

    it kind of sounds like the rapture, or some sort of war, with extremely evil people.
    HeavyMetalRockeron June 09, 2007   Link
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    General Commentall I can say is when Juda's' play this live to me, my life will be complete.
    SimpleSmileson June 17, 2008   Link
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    General Commentbiker gang
    megadethtilldeath28on September 26, 2009   Link
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    General CommentGreat vocals :O

    SCHIZOPHRENIAon January 13, 2011   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about being touring and being on the road. The "they" in question are the band and crew. "Fist flying, eyes blazing. They're glory bound." They are comparing themselves to warriors. The song follows the most common theme in Judas Priest. Bringing the metal to the masses. That's what Hell Patrol is all about.
    steelhammer78on November 03, 2011   Link
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    General CommentWow, these lyrics seem pretty clear to me. These are the guys and girls who protect us. They see war and violence for our defense (hell-riders).

    I see this as a great tribute to our men and women in Iraq, Vietnam, etc. These are very brave people "riding hell" for us.
    leroybrownisbadon June 25, 2008   Link

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