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Honda Odyssey Commercial -- What's the Song?

Honda's gone and made mini-vans look temporarily cool in their recent commercial for the Odyssey, mostly thanks to featuring Judas Priest's 'The Helion.'

The soaring twin guitars of the instrumental opener from the band's 1982 masterpiece 'Screaming for Vengeance' sends an errand-running man into an entirely proper milk-dropping catatonic state of reverential worship.

There's also a ring of flames, explosions, fireworks, guitar amps, Godzilla, a black panther, and least importantly, some information about whatever it is the vehicle looks like and can do.

Who cares, this kicks a--, and that's even without the "Metal God" himself, Rob Halford, stepping up the mic for the inevitable follow-up, 'Electric Eye.'

Halford's been busy since returning to the band in 2003, contributing to records such as their 2008 concept album 'Nostradamus' and still releasing solo projects like his most recent, 2010's 'Made of Metal.'

He also portrays a priest, of all things, in a recent commercial for Virgin Mobile.

You can revel in the glory of 'The Helion' and other Judas Priest classics over on AOL Radio's Classic Metal station.




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