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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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QUEENSRŸCHE Drummer On Album-Making Process: 'We Just Approach It Differently And Find Out What Happens'

Straus Project conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE on July 15 in McHenry, Illinois. You can now watch the chat below. Asked whether QUEENSRŸCHE takes advantage of new technology while making albums or if it relies on a tried-and-tested formula from the past, drummer Scott Rockenfield said: "I think we take it from record to record, ...

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GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME: Listen To New Song 'The Fight'

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, "The Fight", 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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QUEENSRŸCHE's MICHAEL WILTON Would Choose DONALD TRUMP Over HILLARY CLINTON As 'Leader Of The World'

QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton says that controversial Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is his forced choice in the upcoming election. Asked by SMNNews in a new interview whom he would choose between Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton if the presidential election were held today, Wilton said (see video below): "You know, ...

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Video: QUEENSRŸCHE Performs At Oregon's JACKSON COUNTY FAIR

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's July 21 performance at the Jackson County Fair in Central Point, Oregon can be seen below. QUEENSRŸCHE will embark on a month-long headlining tour of the United States in November. Support on the trek will come from ARMORED SAINT and MIDNIGHT ETERNAL. QUEENSRŸCHE hired singer Todd La Torre to replace ...

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PAGAN'S MIND, SECRET SPHERE, SYMPHONY X, Ex-HELLOWEEN Members Join Forces In SHADOWSPELL

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of SHADOWSPELL, a new melodic metal act born from a collaboration between Italian guitarist/songwriter Aldo Lonobile and Norwegian vocalist Nils K. Rue. Lonobile is best known for his extraordinary work with power/progressive stalwarts SECRET SPHERE while Nils K. Rue has has traversed the globe with Norwegian progressive metal ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME Performs At Sweden's METALLSVENSKAN Festival

Video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the new band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on June 4 at the Metallsvenskan festival in Örebro, Sweden 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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