Tag Archives: Michael Wilton

Video Interview: M.I Crowley caught up with Michael and Todd of Queensryche

Posted by on January 31, 2019

On Episode 14 of Metal Insider’s Newsroom With M.I Crowley, Crowley caught up with Queensrÿche’s Michael Wilton and Todd La Torre. The two discussed the group’s new album, The Verdict, which will be released on March 1st via Century Media. They also addressed topics such as La Torre recording drums on the album, an update […]

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Queensryche allowing rich fans to take hold of a stake in them

Posted by on November 4, 2014

Do you like Queensryche? No, not enough to get their logo tattooed on you when you turned 18 back in 1990 – we mean way more than that. Either the band is vastly overestimating the net worth of their fan base, or a lot of metal fans that loved the band 30 years ago have […]

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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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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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Choosy Queensryche Fans Choose Queensryche

Posted by on July 3, 2013

We’ll be reviewing this week’s top selling metal releases in a bit. However, this week’s charts immediately proved one thing: which version of Queensryche fans prefer. The self-titled album from Queensryche (featuring Michael Wilton, Eddie Jackson, Scott Rockenfield, Parker Lundgren and new singer Todd La Torre) debuted on the charts at #23, selling just under […]

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Queensryche Streaming New Self-titled Album In Its Entirety

Posted by on June 18, 2013

You’ve already heard three new songs from Queensryche (the one without Geoff Tate). Now hear the whole album! Queensryche and Century Media Records has posted a stream of the band’s self-titled album a whole week before its official release. We’re still giving it a deeper listen ourselves, but two things stand out right away (as […]

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Queensrÿche Singer Points Out Difference Between Queensrÿche And Queensrÿche

Posted by on June 17, 2013

With their new, self-titled album coming out next week (25), Queensrÿche (the Todd La Torre version) will inevitably have people comparing their new album to the other Queensrÿche album that came out this year, Frequency Unknown, which was vocalist Geoff Tate’s version of the band. In a recent interview with Ria Fend of  London Rocks, La Torre differentiated between […]

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Queensryche Has Another “Fallout”

Posted by on June 3, 2013

Queensryche (the one without Geoff Tate) has previously premiered the songs “Redemption” and “Where Dreams Go To Die” off of their upcoming self-titled album, due out on June 25 via new label home Century Media Records. And while two factions of the band had a very public fallout last in the courts last year when […]

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Now There’s A New Song From The Other Queensryche

Posted by on April 4, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/WzDJHuxBTUw[/youtube] Like a kid in the middle of a bitter divorce, it’s up to a court to decide who gets to keep the Queensryche name: vocalist Geoff Tate’s incarnation or the version with Scott Rockenfield, Eddie Jackson and Michael Wilton. And while the version with Todd La Torre was first to get a song out with […]

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