Rob Halford clearly isn’t afraid to share Dirt-esque stories in his upcoming memoir Confess.

Following a preview excerpt that was recently published by Metal Hammer, the publication shared another anecdote from The Metal God’s autobiography in which he says he once drunkenly tried to seduce Iron Maiden’s Paul Di’Anno when Maiden opened for Judas Priest when the band toured in support of their 1980 album British Steel.

Halford wrote, “We didn’t really hang out and banter with Maiden much on that tour, but maybe I took Di’Anno’s comment that he would blow Priest off stage too literally… because the one night we got drunk together, I tried to seduce him! We went to my room to carry on drinking, but I was too pissed to try anything, and he was too pissed to even know what I wanted to try. I think that was definitely for the best.”

Confess comes out September 28 and is currently available for pre-order at

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