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Song of the Week: Queensryche – Queen of the Reich

Queensryche - Queen of the Reich

“Queen of the Reich” is the first song first written by power/progressive metal giants Queensrÿche and was the first track recorded in 1981 for a demo tape by The Mob, later known as Queensrÿche. “Queen of the Reich” was first recorded on Queensrÿche (aka Queensrÿche EP) along with “The Lady Wore Black,” “Nightrider” and “Blinded.”

Song of the Week: Queensryche: Take Hold of the Flame

Queensryche: The Warning

One of the greatest vocal performances ever recorded was Geoff Tate’s performance on “Take Hold of the Flame” from Queensryche’s debut full-length release The Warning featuring more progressive metal elements than their selt-titled EP. While The Warning only achieved moderate success in the U.S., “Take Hold of the Flame” became an international hit. The Warning

Queensrÿche Start Working on New Album


Recently, Queensrÿche reached a settlement with ex-vocalist Geoff Tate over the ownership of the Queensrÿche name and brand. Now that an agreement has been reached, the band, who had already began writing the follow-up to 2013’s self-titled release “Queensrÿche,” officially are working on the new album. Founding guitarist Michael Wilton states: “The Queensrÿche internal dynamic

Metal Review: Queensryche | Queensryche (2013)

After 30 years (some good – some bad) with Geoff Tate, the four remaining members of Queensryche tossed Tate out of the band citing a myriad of problem with their former bandmate. One of the main publically announced issues with Tate was what the band had become in the last 15 years. From the release

Queensrÿche Entire New Album Streaming Online

Progressive metal veterans Queensrÿche are offering fans the opportunity to listen to their entire new self-titled album ahead of its release. You can listen to the whole thing here, so enjoy it while it is available. The album drops officially on June 24, 2013 in Europe and June 25, 2013 in North America via Century

Queensrÿche Release New Song Preview

The Queensrÿche version with Todd La Torre has released a teaser for their forthcoming 2013 yet untitled album and successor to “Dedicated to Chaos.” This track is entitled Redemption. I do not even remember the last time that I said this, but the brief glimpse that we get of this track is actually pretty badass.

Geoff Tate Announces New Album Kings & Thieves Release

Geoff Tate will release his sophomore solo album on November 6th, 2012 in North America. Titled “Kings & Thieves,” this will be Tate’s first solo album in more than a decade and his debut release for InsideOut Music since splitting with Queensrÿche. “My goal with this record was to make a solid rock album,” says

Queensrÿche Splits With Singer Geoff Tate

According to Billboard.com, Queensrÿche and singer Geoff Tate have parted company over “creative differences.” Crimson Glory vocalist Todd La Torre has been tapped to replace Tate. Any way you slice it, this is just an odd situation. I know that there have been rumors running rampant for a while about a lot of tension between