Tag Archives: Geoff Tate

Geoff Tate wants it all, can’t have it

Posted by on May 22, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/ofdIouLlr1I[/youtube] After losing rights to the Queensryche name, but maintaining the rights to performing Operation: Mindcrime I and II in their entirety, Geoff Tate, The Voice of Queenryche, did a three-night run at Seattle’s Triple Door. Tate’s Rock and Vaudeville tour had already been teased on local TV by Tate appearing with a wig on and […]

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Queensrÿche reveal details of settlement with Geoff Tate

Posted by on May 6, 2014

We’re already known that Queensrÿche was referring to himself as “Geoff Tate: The Voice of Queensrÿche” following the settlement with his former bandmates. Then last week, the non-tate version of Queensrÿche mentioned that Tate would be allowed to be the only of the two entities to be able to perform Operation: Mindcrime I and II in their entirety. […]

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Geoff Tate is now ‘The Voice of Queensryche’

Posted by on April 23, 2014

A few days ago, Queensryche’s Michael Wilton mentioned in an interview that the battle over who got to use the name “Queensryche” had reached an “amicable settlement.” In one corner, we had original vocalist Geoff Tate, who’d left the band and formed his own version of Queensryche. In the other, we had three original members […]

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Queensryche settle battle over name; decision coming soon

Posted by on April 21, 2014

So, do you like Queensryche? Not so fast, which one? The one featuring original members Michael Wilton, Eddie Jackson and Scott Rockenfeld, or the other one, featuring vocalist Geoff Tate? Both of them released albums under the name Queensryche last year, which may have caused some confusion. There was definitely plenty of resentment between the […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Operation: Mindcrime II’ by Queensrÿche turns eight years old

Posted by on April 4, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oW_LxH_vVg[/youtube] Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. Today, it’s progressive metal specialists Queensrÿche with Operation: Mindcrime II, which was released on on April 4, 2006. The sequel to the band’s groundbreaking concept album! The band just revealed somewhat recently a […]

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Geoff Tate is wearing wigs now

Posted by on March 5, 2014

We thought that the fake chef shouting out Judas Priest’s “Turbo Lover” would be the most bizarre morning TV appearance that we’d see all week. That was until we saw (one of) Queensryche singer(s) Geoff Tate stop by King 5 Seattle’s “New Day Northwest” to promote his forthcoming show “Rock and Vaudeville.” Introduced by the […]

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Things we’re looking forward to in 2014

Posted by on January 3, 2014

We’re now three days into the new year, and we’ve already had one major revelation in the metal world. And if there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that there are going to be many more before the year ends. And while it would be both ridiculous and impossible to predict what the year is going […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Events In 2013 We’re Thankful For

Posted by on November 25, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Yup, it’s that time of year again. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we’re continuing our tradition of counting down the top five events and occasions we’re thankful occurred this year. 2013 was a year jam packed with lows and […]

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp enlists Judas Priest, Zakk Wylde and Geoff Tate

Posted by on August 22, 2013

Who says camp has to suck? The Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp in Vegas defies all traditions of the standard camp send-off with legit instruction from rock’s heaviest of hitters. Hosted by Judas Priest with special guests and camp counselors Zakk Wylde, Geoff Tate and Lita Ford, three days of instructional shredding and wailing will happen February […]

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Dez Fafara On DevilDriver’s New Beginnings, Favorite Collaborations, And Love For Punk

Posted by on August 7, 2013

Even before 2013 was halfway done, Dez Fafara was all over the place. While he was touring with a reunited Coal Chamber, he was also putting the finishing touches on Winter Kills, DevilDriver’s sixth album and first with Napalm Records. And the remainder of the year promises not to slow down for Fafara, with Winter […]

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