“Breaking The Law” is the third track from the album “British Steel”, by the English heavy metal band Judas Priest, released in 1980. It was written by the band’s singer Rob Halford and guitarists K.K. Downing and Glenn Tipton.
The lyrics speak of the boring and monotonous life of a man who tries to change that in some way. The music begins with a recognized and catchy A minor guitar riff that gives way to the lyrics and has an easy, rhythmic chorus.
It is one of the best known themes of the band and heavy metal in general, being one of the required songs on the group’s setlist.
– Rob Halford: Vocals.
– K.K. Downing: Guitar.
– Glenn Tipton: Guitar.
– Ian Hill: Bass.
– Dave Holland: Drums.