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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: 'I Won't Be Working With GEOFF TATE Again'

Tim "Ripper" Owens says that he won't work with Geoff Tate again, a little over six months after he collaborated with the former QUEENSRŸCHE frontman and ex-IRON MAIDEN singer Blaze Bayley on the "Trinity" tour. The trek, which consisted of a handful of U.S. dates in November, saw the three powerhouse vocalists perform music from ...

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Reaching into Eternity - DRAGONFORCE

Now on its seventh album, DRAGONFORCE has a lot to live up to: namely its members' rep as meta-human musicians. The decision-making process on whether to continue dropping albums slung at two hundred miles an hour each must be as nerve-racking as coming up with extravagant guitar solos not yet heard by the metal public. ...

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ROB ZOMBIE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, MARILYN MANSON, HALESTORM Set For ROCK ALLEGIANCE Festival

The music lineup, along with food and beverage highlights have been announced for the third annual Monster Energy Rock Allegiance festival, set to take place Saturday, October 7 at the festival's new location at BB&T Pavilion and Wiggins Waterfront Park in Camden, New Jersey. The Northeast's biggest rock experience will feature over twenty bands on ...

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RUDY SARZO Joins New 'Thrash' Band Featuring Ex-ANTHRAX Guitarist DAN SPITZ, Former JOURNEY Drummer DEEN CASTRONOVO

Legendary bass player Rudy Sarzo has joined the new thrash band launched by former ANTHRAX guitarist Dan Spitz and ex-JOURNEY drummer Deen Castronovo. Since the early 1980s, Sarzo has played with some of the biggest bands and artists in hard rock and heavy metal, including OZZY OSBOURNE (alongside renowned guitarist Randy Rhoads), QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, ...

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Influential NWOBHM Band TRESPASS Signs With MIGHTY MUSIC

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends TRESPASS have inked a deal with Mighty Music. The band's new studio album will be released in late 2017. TRESPASS was formed in Sudbury, Suffolk, England in April 1979 by brothers Mark (guitar, vocals) and Paul Sutcliffe (drums), Dave Crawte (guitar) and Richard Penny (bass). Around this ...

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Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE Singer GEOFF TATE Is 'Not Really Motivated' To Work Out Differences With His Former Bandmates

Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate doesn't believe that he will reunite with his former bandmates anytime soon, explaining that he is "not really motivated" to work out differences with his onetime collaborators. Asked in a brand new interview with Metal Wani about the supposed fan "backlash" that his replacement in QUEENSRŸCHE, Todd La Torre, has faced ...

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EDGUY's TOBIAS SAMMET On Classic HELLOWEEN Reunion: 'The Whole Thing Was Overdue'

AVANTASIA and EDGUY mastermind Tobias Sammet says that the reunion of HELLOWEEN's classic lineup is "the best thing that could have happened to all of" the players involved. Dubbed "Pumpkins United", HELLOWEEN's upcoming tour will feature seven musicians — including former members Michael Kiske (vocals) and Kai Hansen (guitar), alongside current singer Andi Deris and ...

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YES Comments On ANDERSON RABIN WAKEMAN's Name Change

YES has released a statement regarding ANDERSON RABIN WAKEMAN's decision to changed the latter group's name to include "YES" in the moniker. YES's best-known past members, singer Jon Anderson, guitarist Trevor Rabin, and keyboardist Rick Wakeman, revealed on Monday (April 10) that "effective immediately" they will be called YES Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick ...

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Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE Singer GEOFF TATE: Multi-Camera Footage Of 'Take Hold Of The Flame' Performance From Westland

George Pogacich has produced a high-quality, multi-camera video clip of former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME frontman Geoff Tate performing the QUEENSRŸCHE classic "Take Hold Of The Flame" on February 23 at The Token Lounge in Westland, Michigan. Check it out below. Tate's current "The Whole Story 'Rÿche' Acoustic Tour" sees him performing songs from ...

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GEOFF TATE's 'One On One' Session In New York City (Video)

On February 20, former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME frontman Geoff Tate took part in a "One On One" session at City Winery in New York City during his "The Whole Story 'Rÿche' Acoustic Tour". Professionally filmed video footage of the two-song performance ("Out Of Mind" and "Chasing Blue Sky") can be seen below (video ...

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Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE Singer GEOFF TATE Performs Acoustically In State College, Pennsylvania (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME frontman Geoff Tate performing on February 21 at the the State Theatre in State College, Pennsylvania during his "The Whole Story 'Rÿche' Acoustic Tour" can be seen below. Tate's current acoustic tour sees him performing songs from all 17 albums he has done throughout his ...

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Watch GEOFF TATE Perform Acoustic Versions Of QUEENSRŸCHE Classics In Nashville

Fan-filmed video footage of former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME frontman Geoff Tate performing on February 13 at the City Winery in Nashville, Tennessee during his "The Whole Story 'Rÿche' Acoustic Tour" can be seen below. Tate's current acoustic tour sees him performing songs from all 17 albums he has done throughout his illustrious 35-year ...

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GEOFF TATE: How 'Silent Lucidity' Became QUEENSRŸCHE's Biggest Hit

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate says that the band's touching ballad "Silent Lucidity" almost didn't make the band's triple platinum-certified album "Empire". After building a devoted fan base with album and EP releases throughout the 1980s, including 1988's critically acclaimed "Operation: Mindcrime", QUEENSRŸCHE broke into the mainstream across North America and abroad with the 1990 ...

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