Former Judas Priest drummer David Holland faces one charge of attempted rape and five counts of indecent assault on the teenage boy. All the alleged offenses are said to have taken place between June and December 2002. “He was aware that I am bisexual. I believed that he was of the same persuasion as myself,” Holland said in court. “He was very fond of me, the same as I was of him. He would even tell me I was his best friend. He would tell me that he loved me. It wasn’t a sexual thing, it was affection. There might have been the odd hug or something like that. I know it is politically incorrect nowadays but kids like to be shown a bit of affection.” Read more.