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GEOFF TATE Regrets His QUEENSRŸCHE Stint 'Ended So Badly'

Geoff Tate says that he regrets that his time with QUEENSRŸCHE "ended so badly" but insists that the band "went way past what our own expectations were of how long we would be together." In April 2014, Tate and QUEENSRŸCHE announced that a settlement had been reached after a nearly two-year legal battle where Tate ...

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Resurrection - OPERATION: MINDCRIME

It's only incremental now, but four years since the initial rift, the verbal artillery continues to fly over the neutral ground enforced between Geoff Tate and his former bandmates. As grossly demeaning as this brawl has been for all participants involved, Tate has productively moved on from QUEENSRŸCHE. However, fans have viewed Tate's new band, ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE Performs QUEENSRŸCHE Classics With Local Musicians At 'Resurrection' Release Party

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate held a record-release party and open jam session for "Resurrection", the second album from his OPERATION: MINDCRIME project, on Saturday, September 24 at the Rinklin Winery in Eichstetten, Germany. Fans were invited to drink wine, eat food and listen to the new album. There was also a live acoustic set ...

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TODD LA TORRE: QUEENSRŸCHE Is 'Way Happier With GEOFF TATE Gone And Me In The Band'

Metal Wani's Jake Patton recently conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On QUEENSRŸCHE's heavy touring schedule: Todd: "We're constantly touring throughout the entire year. People always say, 'When do you get off tour?' And it's like, ...

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GEOFF TATE To Perform Acoustically And Tell Stories On European Tour

Former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer Geoff Tate will embark on a European tour consisting of very special nights of storytelling and acoustic songs spanning his 35-year career. He will play tracks from 17 different albums, including material from QUEENSRŸCHE's "Rage For Order", "Empire" and "Operation:Mindcrime", as well as songs from the new OPERATION: ...

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GEOFF TATE On 'Trinity' Tour With BLAZE BAYLEY And TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: 'It's Just Three People Who Get Along Famously'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer Geoff Tate spoke to Rockin' Metal Revival about the upcoming "Trinity" tour, which will see him sharing the stage with two other singers, Blaze Bayley (ex-IRON MAIDEN) and Tim "Ripper" Owens (ex-JUDAS PRIEST). A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the "Trinity" tour with Owens ...

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GEOFF TATE: 'Not A Lot Has Changed In My Life' Since Splitting With QUEENSRŸCHE

Germany's Rock Antenne recently conducted an interview with former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer Geoff Tate. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On playing the saxophone: Geoff: "I've been playing saxophone for quite a while. Saxophone, they say, is the instrument that's closest ...

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MICHAEL WILTON: 'The Real Creativity Was Stifled' In Previous Version Of QUEENSRŸCHE

FOK! conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton on September 3 at the CityRock festival in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On choosing the setlist: Michael: "It's a balance to appease the casual QUEENSRŸCHE fan versus the hardcore QUEENSRŸCHE fan; they ...

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GEOFF TATE Joined By BLAZE BAYLEY, TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS In OPERATION: MINDCRIME's 'Taking On The World' Video

"Taking On The World", the new video from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, can be seen below. The song, which was co-written by MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson and features guest appearances by Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN) and Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST), is taken from OPERATION: MINDCRIME's new album, ...

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ARMORED SAINT To Release New Live Album

Having toured with METALLICA, WHITESNAKE, ALICE COOPER, SCORPIONS and many other artists since their inception in the early '80s, ARMORED SAINT has always been a highly regarded live act — not only in their hometown of Los Angeles, but also around the world. The only official release to capture this, however, is 1989's live album ...

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MICHAEL WILTON: 'I Don't Know If QUEENSRŸCHE's Gonna Do Another Concept Album'

On August 29, Metal On Loud: The Metalheads Foundation conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the response to 2015's "Condition Hüman" album: Wilton: "For us, it's success. With every release, you hope that the latest release outsells ...

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GEOFF TATE: 'It's Tough These Days To Be Involved With The Arts At All And Make A Living'

Meltdown of the WRIF radio station in Detroit, Michigan recently conducted an interview with former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME frontman Geoff Tate. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Speaking about how the music consumption and music piracy habits of consumers have affected bands like OPERATION: MINDCRIME, Tate said: ...

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GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME: Listen To New Song 'Miles Away'

Frontiers Music Srl will release "Resurrection", the new album from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, on September 23. Another song from the CD, "Miles Away", can be streamed below. "Resurrection" is the second part of Tate's musical trilogy. One year after the release of the debut album in September ...

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GEOFF TATE Was 'Honored' To Be Asked To Sing With DISTURBED

Former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME frontman Geoff Tate joined DISTURBED on stage on August 20 at the Pain In The Grass festival at the White River Amphitheater in Auburn, Washington to perform the DISTURBED song "Who Taught You How To Hate". They were accompanied by ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti and SAINT ASONIA bassist ...

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