Judas Priest Singer Owes Ex-Manager $10M: Suit

Law360, New York (October 31, 2011, 3:41 PM EDT) -- Heavy metal band Judas Priest and lead vocalist Rob Halford on Friday were hit with a $10 million breach of contract suit by the singer's former manager, who claimed he was cheated out of payment for his work.

Halford's ex-manager, John Baxter, lodged a suit in California federal court, claiming the singer attempted to terminate a personal management contract without paying the millions owed to Baxter in outstanding costs, expenses and commission fees.

The suit also alleges that other defendants — Judas Priest Ltd., band members...
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Case Information

Case Title

Baxter et al v. Halford et al

Case Number



California Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Gonzalo P. Curiel

Date Filed

October 28, 2011


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