British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST have signed a three-year contract with Paid Inc.'s celebrity services business for fan club activities and VIP ticket packages. The highly theatrical and extremely popular "Metal Gods" announced this newly contracted partnership while continuing their international tour, and amid eager anticipation of their long-awaited "Nostradamus" concept album, a metal opera based on the life and predictions of the famed 16th century French prophet Nostradamus.
The partnership with Paid, Inc. will boost PRIEST's ability to communicate with their fans all over the world, create a vibrant, active fan community and to offer a larger-than-life fan experience through a VIP fan experience packages with features such as premium seating, meet & greets with band members and pre-concert parties.
"JUDAS PRIEST continues to give off such a strong presence, and their longevity and extreme popularity are truly the stuff of legend," said Keith Garde, president of Paid celebrity services. "Paid is pleased to have the opportunity to step in and assist them in making their online presence, fan activities and VIP fan experience ticket packages match the level that their fans desire. Through our proven methods of handling online presence, fan relations and VIP package fulfillment, we will build on those connections. Fans will feel much more in tune with JUDAS PRIEST even when they are halfway across the globe."
On April 21, JUDAS PRIEST announced that they will co-headline "The Metal Masters Tour" a 16-event tour with HEAVEN AND HELL, MOTRHEAD, and TESTAMENT that is sure to be the heavy metal event of 2008.
Metal Masters Tour VIP fan experience packages coordinated by Paid, Inc., are on sale now via Ticketmaster, with additional events going on sale soon.