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Soulbender II - SOULBENDER

A decade ago, QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton started a little project called SOULBENDER. SOULBENDER originally featured Wilton with MY SISTER'S MACHINE vocalist Nick Pollock, second guitarist Dave Groves, drummer Wes Hallam and bassist Marten Van Keith. Along the way, SECOND COMING vocalist Travis Bracht and none other than Tim "Ripper" Owens have fronted SOULBENDER. Even ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's MICHAEL WILTON Says TODD LA TORRE Is 'A Real Musician' Who Has 'Brought Everybody Closer Together'

QUEENSRŸCHE and SOULBENDER guitarist Michael Wilton was interviewed on the September 22 edition of 99.1 CJAM-FM's "The Signals Of Intuition" radio show. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked what new QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre has brought to the band in the two years since QUEENSRŸCHE's split with original frontman Geoff Tate, ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's MICHAEL WILTON On Post-TATE Songwriting Process: 'All That Underlying Tension Is Gone'

"Totally Driven Radio", the weekly radio podcast heard live every Thursday night from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. EST time on the Totally Driven Entertainment Radio Network, recently conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE and SOULBENDER guitarist Michael Wilton. You can now listen to the chat below. (Note: Wilton calls in at the 18-minute mark and ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Has '14 To 15 Songs' Ready For Next Album

On August 31, J.R. Straus conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE and SOULBENDER guitarist Michael Wilton at Farm Rock in Wauconda, Illinois. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the progress of the songwriting sessions for QUEENSRŸCHE's follow-up to last year's self-titled album, tentatively due in early 2015 via Century Media, Wilton said: "We're ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist MICHAEL WILTON's SOULBENDER: Release Date For New Album

SOULBENDER, the project featuring QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton, will release its sophomore album, simply titled "Soulbender II", on September 30 via Rat Pak Records. The disc will contain four all-new songs ("Turn Anger Up", "Shoal", "Slave To Reality" and "Seraphim") as well as the ten original tracks (remastered) from the first album ("Fix Me", "Clockwork ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist MICHAEL WILTON's SOULBENDER: New Song 'Turn Anger Up' Available For Streaming

SOULBENDER, the project featuring QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton, will release its sophomore album, simply titled "Soulbender 2", later this year via Rat Pak Records. The disc will contain all-new songs as well as remasters of previously released cuts. A track from "Soulbender 2" called "Turn Anger Up" can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist MICHAEL WILTON's SOULBENDER To Release New Album

SOULBENDER, the project featuring QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton, will release a new album later this year via Rat Pak Records. The disc will contain all-new songs as well as remasters of previously released cuts. In addition to Wilton, SOULBENDER's current lineup features ex-MY SISTER'S MACHINE singer Nick Pollock, ex-TIN PAN/FALLEN ANGEL guitarist Dave Groves and ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist: 'As An Artist, You Kinda Gotta Go With Your Gut Feeling'

Steven Rosen of Ultimate-Guitar.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist Michael Wilton of Seattle progressive rockers QUEENSRŸCHE. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Ultimate-Guitar.com: "Dedicated To Chaos" was a different sounding album than other QUEENSRŸCHE records. Did it succeed in bringing the band into a more modern sound? Michael: You ...

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PAMELA MOORE Interviewed On 'Good Time Metal Oldies' Radio Show

On January 26, 2010, Jason Saulnier of the "Good Time Metal Oldies" radio show conducted an interview with singer Pamela Moore — who is best known for her performance as Sister Mary on QUEENSRŸCHE's 1988 epic release "Operation: Mindcrime" and 2006's sequel "Operation: Mindcrime II". Listen to the chat in three parts below. Moore will ...

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PAMELA MOORE Interviewed On 'VM Underground'

Singer Pamela Moore — who is best known for her performance as Sister Mary on QUEENSRŸCHE's 1988 epic release "Operation: Mindcrime" and 2006's sequel "Operation: Mindcrime II" — was interviewed on a March 2010 edition of the "VM Underground" show. You can now listen to the program using the audio player below.

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PAMELA MOORE Collaborates With CHAKRAH On New Song

Singer Pamela Moore, best known for her performance as Sister Mary on QUEENSRŸCHE's 1988 epic release "Operation: Mindcrime" and 2006's sequel "Operation: Mindcrime II", recently collaborated with the Italian rock/metal band CHAKRAH on a song called "Here I Am". A two-and-a-half-minute sample of their collaboration is available for streaming on the CHAKRAH MySpace ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist Talks About Touring, Upcoming Solo Album

Joe Matera of Ultimate-Guitar.com recently conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Ultimate-Guitar.com: This "American Soldier" tour the band is undertaking is a multi-media show and you're concentrating solely on three albums: "Rage for Order", "Empire", and "American Soldier"? Michael Wilton: Yeah, we ...

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PAMELA MOORE Interviewed By HMTV Canada; Audio Available

DJ Tina of HMTV Canada recently conducted an interview with singer Pamela Moore, best known for her performance as Sister Mary on QUEENSRŸCHE's 1988 epic release "Operation: Mindcrime" and 2006's sequel "Operation: Mindcrime II". The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below. Pamela Moore's latest CD, "Stories from a Blue Room", ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Backing Vocalist PAMELA MOORE Performs With PRIMAL FEAR; Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of singer Pamela Moore — who is best known for her performance as Sister Mary on QUEENSRŸCHE's 1988 epic release "Operation: Mindcrime" and 2006's sequel "Operation: Mindcrime II" — performing the song "Fighting The Darkness" with German melodic metallers PRIMAL FEAR on September 13, 2009 at Foufounes Électriques in Montreal, Quebec, Canada ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist To Launch 'Whipwear' Clothing Line

In late fall of 2009, QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael "Whip" Wilton will officially release his new line of cool street wear called "Whipwear". In the meantime, he has put together an exclusive limited run of new custom-designed "Whipwear" T-shirts and collectible tour items for the fans, including his solo CD, "Soulbender", an 8 x 11 personally ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Backing Vocalist PAMELA MOORE Interviewed; Video Available

ChicagosRock.com conducted an interview with singer Pamela Moore, best known for her performance as Sister Mary on QUEENSRŸCHE's 1988 epic release "Operation: Mindcrime" and 2006's sequel "Operation: Mindcrime II", in November 2008 when she performed with her solo band in Palatine, Illinois. Watch the chat and a clip of the performance below. Pamela Moore's latest ...

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PAMELA MOORE, MALICE IN WONDERLAND To Guest On Tonight's 'Maximum Threshold'

Pamela Moore — best known for her performance as Sister Mary on QUEENSRŸCHE's 1988 epic concept album "Operation: Mindcrime" and 2006's epic sequel "Operation: Mindcrime II" — and Norwegian hard rock band MALICE IN WONDERLAND will guest on tonight's (Saturday, December 27) edition of the "Maximum Threshold" show beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST. "Maximum Threshold" ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: New Audio Interview With MICHAEL WILTON Available

QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton appeared on last weekend's terrestrial version of "The Classic Metal Show" to talk about QUEENSRŸCHE business as well as his collaboration with singer Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) on the new material from Wilton's SOULBENDER side project. Listen to the chat in two parts below. ...

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