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GEOFF TATE Admires 'Lots Of People' But 'Can't Think Of Anybody Offhand'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME frontman Geoff Tate was interviewed before his December 11 concert in Rovellasca, Italy. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether there are any people throughout history that he really admires: Geoff: "There's lots of people. I can't think of ...

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SANCTUARY: 'Die For My Sins' From 'Inception' Album Available For Streaming

Century Media Records has set February 24, 2017 as the release date of "Inception", the official prequel to 1988's classic debut "Refuge Denied" from the legendary U.S. metal act SANCTUARY. "Inception" contains presumed lost 1986 studio recordings, which guitarist Lenny Rutledge discovered recently and which were magically restored, remixed and remastered by Chris "Zeuss" Harris ...

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WITHERFALL Feat. ICED EARTH, Ex-WHITE WIZZARD, INTO ETERNITY Members: Listen To 'Nobody Sleeps Here' Song

"Nobody Sleeps Here", a brand new song from WITHERFALL — the collective brainchild of guitarist Jake Dreyer (ICED EARTH, KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, WHITE WIZZARD), singer Joseph Michael (WHITE WIZZARD) and the late Adam Sagan (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, INTO ETERNITY) — can be streamed below. With Dreyer and Michael having previously worked together in WHITE ...

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ARMORED SAINT: Official 'March Of The Saint' Performance Video

ARMORED SAINT will release a new live album, "Carpe Noctum", on February 24 via Metal Blade. 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 ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Singer Slammed As 'Disrespectful' After Posting TRUMP-And-PUTIN Friendship Meme

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Todd La Torre has drawn the ire of Donald Trump supporters by posting a disturbing-yet-hilarious photo that poked fun at the president-elect's seemingly bizarre relationship with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. A photoshopped picture shows the billionaire businessman and Putin dressed in leather, with Trump sitting down and smiling as he rests his head ...

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Video: QUEENSRŸCHE Performs In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's December 7 performance at Rex Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania can be seen below. QUEENSRŸCHE recently embarked on a month-long headlining tour of the United States. Support on the trek came from ARMORED SAINT and MIDNIGHT ETERNAL. QUEENSRŸCHE's latest album, "Condition Hüman", debuted at No. 27 on The Billboard 200 chart, ...

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GEOFF TATE Remembers RONNIE JAMES DIO: 'He Was Such A Unique, Giving, Responsible, Friendly, Good Person'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME vocalist Geoff Tate was recently interviewed by Honolulu, Hawaii radio host Dave Lawrence of Hawaii Public Radio's "All Things Considered". You can now listen to the chat below. Speaking about the impact legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (BLACK SABBATH, DIO, HEAVEN & HELL) had on QUEENSRŸCHE in ...

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Video: Former QUEENSRŸCHE Singer GEOFF TATE Performs Acoustically In Munich

Fan-filmed video footage of former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME vocalist Geoff Tate performing an acoustic set at Backstage in Munich, Germany on December 27 can be seen below. "Resurrection", the second album from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, was released on September 23 via Frontiers Music Srl. The album is the second part of Tate's musical trilogy. ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Songwriting Process Is 'A Total Collaborative Thing'

Straus Project recently conducted an interview with bassist Eddie Jackson and guitarist Parker Lundgren of QUEENSRŸCHE. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if there are any songs that were left over from the writing sessions for 2015's "Condition Hüman" album that might be revisited for the band's next CD, Eddie said: "Yeah, we ...

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ICED EARTH, Ex-WHITE WIZZARD, INTO ETERNITY Members Join Forces In WITHERFALL

Based out of Los Angeles, California, WITHERFALL is the collective brainchild of guitarist Jake Dreyer (ICED EARTH, KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, WHITE WIZZARD), singer Joseph Michael (WHITE WIZZARD) and the late Adam Sagan (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, INTO ETERNITY). With Dreyer and Michael having previously worked together in WHITE WIZZARD and Sagan collaborating with Dreyer on ...

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Video: Former QUEENSRŸCHE Singer GEOFF TATE Performs Acoustically In Velden, Austria

Fan-filmed video footage of former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME vocalist Geoff Tate performing an acoustic set at the Bluesiana rock café in Velden, Austria on December 13 can be seen below. "Resurrection", the second album from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, was released on September 23 via Frontiers Music Srl. The album is the second part of ...

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Video Premiere: QUEENSRŸCHE's 'Bulletproof'

Seattle-based heavy metal icons QUEENSRŸCHE have released a music video for their song "Bulletproof". The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Condition Hüman", which debuted at No. 27 on The Billboard 200 chart, having shifted 14,000 equivalent album units in the week ending October 8, 2015. Speaking about the influence and subject matter ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Has 'A Bunch Of Different Ideas' For Upcoming Album

The Metal Authority conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton before the band's November 30 concert at Culture Room in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the progress of the songwriting sessions for QUEENSRŸCHE's follow-up to 2015's "Condition Hüman" album, Wilton said: "Well, we have a bunch of ...

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SANCTUARY To Release 'Refuge Denied' Prequel 'Inception' In February

Century Media Records has set February 24, 2017 as the release date of "Inception", the official prequel to 1988's classic debut "Refuge Denied" from the legendary U.S. metal act SANCTUARY. "Inception" contains presumed lost 1986 studio recordings, which guitarist Lenny Rutledge discovered recently and which were magically restored, remixed and remastered by Chris "Zeuss" Harris ...

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Video: QUEENSRŸCHE Performs In New York City

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's December 6 performance at Irving Plaza in New York City can be seen below. QUEENSRŸCHE recently embarked on a month-long headlining tour of the United States. Support on the trek is coming from ARMORED SAINT and MIDNIGHT ETERNAL. QUEENSRŸCHE's latest album, "Condition Hüman", which debuted at No. 27 on The ...

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DEMON HUNTER: Lyric Video For New Song 'Cold Winter Sun'

DEMON HUNTER has released "Cold Winter Sun", the first new song from the band's forthcoming studio album, "Outlive". The official lyric video for the track, which is now available digitally, can be seen below. "After the longest wait between DEMON HUNTER albums ever, we are so proud to share the first full song from our ...

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Video Premiere: QUEENSRŸCHE's 'Hellfire'

Seattle-based heavy metal icons QUEENSRŸCHE have released a music video for their song "Hellfire", which spotlights the Malaysian passenger flight crisis in 2014. Speaking about the influence and subject matter for the clip, QUEENSRŸCHE vocalist Todd La Torre said: "'Hellfire' is a depiction primarily based on the tragic events surrounding the Malaysian airline flight MH17. ...

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New Song Premiere: THE MURDER OF MY SWEET's 'Racing Heart'

"Racing Heart", a brand new song from THE MURDER OF MY SWEET, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's fourth studio album, "Echoes Of The Aftermath", which will be released on January 27, 2017 via Frontiers Music Srl. 2015 saw THE MURDER OF MY SWEET reunite with their original label home, ...

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Video: QUEENSRŸCHE Performs In Dallas, Texas

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE performing on November 26 at Trees in Dallas, Texas can be seen below. QUEENSRŸCHE is in the middle of a month-long headlining tour of the United States. Support on the trek is coming from ARMORED SAINT and MIDNIGHT ETERNAL. QUEENSRŸCHE's latest album, "Condition Hüman", debuted at No. 27 on The ...

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GEOFF TATE, BLAZE BAYLEY And TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: 'Trinity' Tour Hits Annapolis, Maryland (Video)

"Trinity", the tour featuring three of heavy metal's finest vocalists — Geoff Tate (QUEENSRŸCHE, OPERATION: MINDCRIME), Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) and Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, BEYOND FEAR, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) — hit Rams Head Onstage in Annapolis, Maryland on November 26. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. Backed ...

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