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Video Premiere: AVANTASIA's 'Draconian Love'

"Draconian Love", the new video from EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project, can be seen below. The clip contains live footage from AVANTASIA's recent shows in Brazil. "Draconian Love" is taken from AVANTASIA's seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", which entered the German chart at position No. 2. Released on January 29 via Nuclear Blast, the twelve-song ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Featured On WHYY's 'On Tour' Show; Preview Clips Available

Seattle-based progressive metallers QUEENSRŸCHE are featured on the latest edition of WHYY's "On Tour" music and interview program. The show, which contains performance footage and an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield, will premiere this Thursday, May 5 at 10 p.m., and will air again Sunday, May 8 at noon. Several preview clips are available ...

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Video: AVANTASIA Performs In New York City

Fan-filmed video footage of EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project performing on April 15 at Playstation Theater in New York City can be seen below. The AVANTASIA lineup for the show consisted of the following musicians: * Tobias Sammet - Vocals * Michael Kiske - Vocals * Eric Martin - Vocals * Ronnie Atkins - ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Singer Responds To 'GEOFF TATE Copycat' Accusations

QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre was interviewed on a recent installment of HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta's official podcast, "The Jasta Show". You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about the comparisons to QUEENSRŸCHE's original frontman Geoff Tate, Todd said: "I'm a pretty good chameleon. I mean, I'm really good ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME Performs In Sellersville, Pennsylvania

Video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the new band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on February 28 at Sellersville Theater in Sellersville, Pennsylvania can be seen below. Joining Tate in OPERATION: MINDCRIME's current touring lineup are guitarists Kelly Gray (QUEENSRŸCHE) and Scott Moughton, drummer Scott Mercado (CANDLEBOX), bassist Tim Fernley (THE VOODOOS) and ...

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The Astonishing - DREAM THEATER

Coming into a DREAM THEATER album, one sometimes suspects the band is out to build their own "Tales From Topographic Oceans" minus YES's copious splooges of ultra-weirdness—the latter being a double album both revered and reviled. DREAM THEATER's latest work, "The Astonishing", is hardly "Topographic Oceans", yet if you're hanging all the way through this ...

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Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE Singer GEOFF TATE: 'You Definitely Don't Wanna End Your Days As A Bitter Person'

Metal Wani recently conducted an interview with former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer Geoff Tate. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the recent deaths of Lemmy and David Bowie, among others: Geoff: "Yeah, it's quite a shock, really. You know, it's another example ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE To Tour Europe This Summer

Seattle-based progressive metallers QUEENSRŸCHE will return to Europe this summer to promote their latest effort, "Condition Hüman", which was released last October via Century Media. Comments QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd LaTorre: "We are very much looking forward to returning back to Europe! The European rock and metal fans are perhaps some of the most passionate music ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: Video Footage Of Pompano Beach Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's February 27 performance at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater in Pompano Beach, Florida can be seen below. QUEENSRŸCHE hired Todd La Torre to replace Geoff Tate in 2012 and has released two albums with the ex-CRIMSON GLORY frontman: 2013's "Queensrÿche" and 2015's "Condition Hüman". QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton recently told The ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME Performs In Nashville

Video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the new band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on February 23 at 12th & Porter in Nashville, Tennessee can be seen below. Joining Tate in OPERATION: MINDCRIME's current touring lineup are guitarists Kelly Gray (QUEENSRŸCHE) and Scott Moughton, drummer Scott Mercado (CANDLEBOX), bassist Tim Fernley (THE VOODOOS) ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Shares 'Crazy Tour Story' (Video)

Each episode of Digital Tour Bus's "Crazy Tour Stories" features a touring act giving you all the details about one or more wild things that have taken place while on tour. In this episode, which was filmed on September 26, 2015 in Rosemont, Illinois, QUEENSRŸCHE shares on crazy thing that happened while the group was ...

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GEOFF TATE Recalls Meeting DAVID BOWIE

In a brand new interview with Oregon Music News, former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer Geoff Tate was asked for his thoughts on the passing of British art-rock icon David Bowie. He responded: "David Bowie was very inspirational to me growing up. 'Space Oddity' was the only track that I had heard ...

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VEKTOR To Release 'Terminal Redux' Album In May

Highly complex progressive sci-fi themed metallers VEKTOR have revealed the full details of their long-awaited new album, "Terminal Redux". Due on May 6 via Earache, "Terminal Redux" is VEKTOR's third full-length release and the band's first ever concept album, further exploring the themes that first appeared in the lyrics of the title track from their ...

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AVANTASIA's 'Ghostlights' Enters German Chart At No. 2

"Ghostlights", the seventh studio album from EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project, has entered the German chart at position No. 2. Released on January 29 via Nuclear Blast, the twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO's SOTO Band Releases 'FreakShow' Lyric Video

SOTO, the band led by vocalist Jeff Scott Soto, has completed work on its second studio album, "Divak", due on April 1 via earMUSIC. "Divak" (pronounced "dee-vock") comes shortly after the band's debut release, "Inside The Vertigo". It's a mere 15 months later, partly due to Jeff Scott Soto's insistence on continuing to create and ...

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AVANTASIA's TOBIAS SAMMET Discusses 'Ghostlights' Concept (Video)

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project released its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. A new four-and-a-half-minute video clip in which Sammet discusses ...

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AVANTASIA: Entire 'Ghostlights' Album Available For Streaming; 'Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose' Video Released

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. The entire "Ghostlights" album can now be streamed ...

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