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Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime releases to be a trilogy

Posted by on October 26, 2015

In a recent interview for Music Life Magazine, Geoff Tate (Operation: Mindcrime, ex-Queensrÿche) spoke in great detail about how the story behind his first album released with his newest project, Operation: Mindcrime. Tate’s debut album under this new moniker, The Key was released on September 18th, via Frontiers Records, and is expected to be just […]

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Dee Snider joins cast for Avantasia’s ‘Ghostlights’

Posted by on October 2, 2015

Building up for the release of their new album Ghostlights, out January 29th via Nuclear Blast Records, Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia has slowly been releasing its cast of characters. The newest vocalist to be announced was none other than Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider, playing the part of a ghost. Sammet desribes Snyder as a cross between […]

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Queensryche unleash “Hellfire” upon you

Posted by on September 18, 2015

From what we’ve heard so far, Queensryche are doing a bang-up job of carrying on without Geoff Tate. While their 2013 self-titled album introducing Todd La Torre established them, October’s Condition Hüman sounds like they’re hitting their stride. “Arrow of Time” is a jam on par with “The Needle Lies,” and faster than anything they’d […]

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Tate-less Queensrÿche album slated for October release

Posted by on July 2, 2015

The latest version of Queensrÿche – the one without original singer Geoff Tate – will be releasing their first new album since their self-titled release back in 2013. Said guitarist Michael Wilton, who has been in the band since their formation in 1982, “The next album from Queensrÿche is hopefully coming out the first week of […]

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Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime to release debut album

Posted by on June 29, 2015

It’s been almost a year since we heard about Geoff Tate’s new project Operation: Mindcrime after losing the legal right to keep naming himself after any variation of his former band Queensryche, but if you have been waiting eagerly to know what Tate has been working on, wait no more and enjoy a sneak peek of his […]

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Adrenaline Mob’s John Moyer not touring with them, which is news to Adrenaline Mob

Posted by on August 4, 2014

Is Disturbed done with their hiatus? That remains to be seen, but the band’s bassist John Moyer, who’s been playing with Adrenaline Mob recently, told his fans via Facebook page that he would not be playing with them on their upcoming handful of dates, which start on August 22nd. Only problem is that he forgot […]

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Queensrÿche no more; Geoff Tate has a new band name

Posted by on July 30, 2014

The last time we checked in with Queensrÿche, there were two of them, and they’d just settled a lawsuit. Under the terms of the agreement, Geoff Tate, the band’s original singer, lost the right to call himself Queensrÿche, and would have to refer to himself as “formerly of Queensrÿche” or something like that for two years. He’d […]

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Interview with Judas Priest: ‘We didn’t know whether it would work or not with Richie’: win a signed CD

Posted by on July 11, 2014

On Tuesday, Judas Priest’s 17th studio album, Redeemer of Souls was released. Over 40 years into the legendary metal band’s career, that’s an accomplishment, especially considering that there was a chance it might not happen. In 2011, guitarist K.K. Downing, who’d been in the band since 1970, left the band just before their Epitaph world tour, […]

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Geoff Tate wants it all, can’t have it

Posted by on May 22, 2014

After losing rights to the Queensryche name, but maintaining the rights to performing Operation: Mindcrime I and II in their entirety, Geoff Tate, The Voice of Queenryche, did a three-night run at Seattle’s Triple Door. Tate’s Rock and Vaudeville tour had already been teased on local TV by Tate appearing with a wig on and covering […]

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Queensrÿche reveal details of settlement with Geoff Tate

Posted by on May 6, 2014

We’re already known that Queensrÿche was referring to himself as “Geoff Tate: The Voice of Queensrÿche” following the settlement with his former bandmates. Then last week, the non-tate version of Queensrÿche mentioned that Tate would be allowed to be the only of the two entities to be able to perform Operation: Mindcrime I and II in their entirety. […]

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