Well, it was based on an amalgam of bands—Black Sabbath, AC/DC, Motley Crue, Judas Priest, and Van Halen.
In fact, the Michigan congressman went so far as to liken them to Judas Iscariot.
Longstanding tradition in Venezuela calls for “Judas burning” on Easter Sunday.
The song left a long paper trail, and discovery of the 24-track proved far easier than other Judas Priest masters.
According to an interview with Rob Halford, lead singer of Judas Priest, in the San Diego Gay and Lesbian News, not well.
Most of the figures were well enough, but Judas he had represented as a black.
Will you take his best and give him the Judas kiss in return?
It was a Judas kiss, for but a scant two months afterwards she had become engaged to another.
More, ours has been the guilt, not of Peter only, but of Judas.
To Judas—even to him the gates of the life-giving Garden of Gethsemane had not been closed.
biblical betrayer of Christ, Latin form of Greek Ioudas, from Hebrew Yehudha (see Judah). As a name for a malicious traitor, it is attested from late 15c. Judas priest as an exclamation in place of "Jesus Christ" is from 1914. Judas tree (1660s) supposedly was the type from which Judas hanged himself. The Judas goat (1941) leads sheep to the shackling pen.
masc. proper name, biblical son of Jacob by Leah, also the name of a tribe of Israel, from Hebrew Yehudah, from stem of y-d-h, literally "praised."