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GEOFF TATE Says QUEENSRŸCHE's 'Frequency Unknown' Album Was Remixed Without His Involvement

Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate spoke to Myglobalmind about the controversy surrounding "Frequency Unknown", the sole album he released under the QUEENSRŸCHE banner during a period while he was battling his former bandmates over the rights to the group's name. Regarding the decision by his then-record label Deadline Music/Cleopatra Records to make available "new ...

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GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME Announces U.S. Tour

On February 3, OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the new band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, will hit the road for over thirty dates on what will mark the group's first major U.S. tour of the year. This comes hot on the heels of OPERATION: MINDCRIME's extensive European tour in November and December that took them ...

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AVANTASIA: Official Lyric Video For 'Ghostlights' Title Track

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 official lyric video for "Ghostlights" can be ...

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Former BLACK SABBATH Singer TONY MARTIN May Work With TONY IOMMI Again

BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi and the band's former singer, Tony Martin, are among the musicians who attended the unveiling ceremony for a plaque honoring legendary drummer Cozy Powell (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, BLACK SABBATH, WHITESNAKE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on January 7 in Cirencester, England. Martin took to his Facebook page after the event to write: ...

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Former LEATHERWOLF Members Launch HAUNT OF JACKALS

Former LEATHERWOLF members Carey Howe and Geoff Gayer have teamed up with solo recording artist Wreck Ignition to form HAUNT OF JACKALS. HAUNT OF JACKALS began to take shape in 2015 after Howe and Gayer decided to launch a modern metal band which clearly showcased some of their newer hardcore metal influences. The duo teamed ...

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

Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the new band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on December 18 at Le Forum in Vauréal, France can be seen below. "The Key", the first album of an ambitious trilogy from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, sold around 2,500 copies in the United States in its first week of ...

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AVANTASIA: Trailer For 'Ghostlights' Album Featuring Snippets Of Five New Songs

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29, 2016 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 trailer for "Ghostlights" is available ...

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GEOFF TATE On Paris Terrorist Attacks: 'People That Engage In That Sort Of Behavior Should Be Eliminated'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer Geoff Tate has commented on the events of November 13 in Paris, France, when more than 129 people were killed in seven coordinated terrorist attacks. The greatest number of deaths took place at the Bataclan, a French music venue where EAGLES OF DEATH METAL were performing when terrorists ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Doesn't Hold A Grudge Against GEOFF TATE

Drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, THE WINERY DOGS, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) was interviewed on a recent edition of "The Shoe With Miles Schuman", the Internet radio show hosted by 15-year-old Miles "The Shoe" Schuman. You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Speaking about his current relationship with former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff ...

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

Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the new band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on December 6 at Vintage Industrial Bar in Zagreb, Croatia can be seen below. "The Key", the first album of an ambitious trilogy from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, sold around 2,500 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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

Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the new band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on November 25 at Progresja Music Zone in Warsaw, Poland can be seen below. "The Key", the first album of an ambitious trilogy from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, sold around 2,500 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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AVANTASIA To Release 'Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose' Single

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release a new digital single, "Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose", on December 11. The song is taken from AVANTASIA's seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", which will be released on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in ...

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

Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the new band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on November 17 at Sofia Live Club in Sofia, Bulgaria can be seen below. "The Key", the first album of an ambitious trilogy from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, sold around 2,500 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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AVANTASIA: 'Ghostlights' Album Details Revealed

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29, 2016 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 opus features guest appearances by: * ...

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GEOFF TATE Says Record Company 'Didn't Stand By' Him For QUEENSRŸCHE's 'Frequency Unknown'

Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate spoke to Oregon Music News about the controversy surrounding "Frequency Unknown", the sole album he released under the QUEENSRŸCHE banner during a period while he was battling his former bandmates over the rights to the group's name. Regarding the "Frequency Unknown" artwork, which features a fist brandishing three rings ...

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Video: FATES WARNING Performs In Brooklyn

Fan-filmed video footage of U.S. progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING performing on October 13 at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, New York can be seen below. FATES WARNING has started work on its twelfth studio album, to be released next year via InsideOut Music. FATES WARNING guitarist and main composer Jim Matheos comments: "I'm happy to ...

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