Geoff Tate Thinks Reuniting With Queensrÿche “Would Be Something That Makes Sense”

During a recent interview with The Rock Vault, Geoff Tate was asked if there are any plans for him to reunite with Queensrÿche. He responded with the following:

“Uhhhhmmm… Well, not that I can say at this moment. I think that would be something that makes sense, and I think it would be an interesting thing to do, if everybody could get in the same room and actually talk to each other.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Geoff Tate To Perform Queensrÿche’s “Rage For Order” & “Empire” In Full On 2020 Tour

Geoff Tate will be performing Queensrÿche’s “Rage For Order” and “Empire” in full on a 2020 tour. The following dates have been confirmed:

02/21 Warrendale, PA – Jergels
02/22 Mount Poncho, PA – Mount Ponoco
02/23 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
02/26 Philadelphia, PA – TBA
02/27 Fairfield, CT – The Warehouse FTC
02/28 Patchogue, NY – Stereo Garden LI
03/01 Derry, NH – Tupelo Music Hall
03/04 Ithaca, NY – The Haunt
03/05 Cleveland, OH – The Beachland Ballroom and Tavern
03/06 Westland, MI – The Token Lounge
03/07 St. Charles, IL – Arcada Theater

Sweet Oblivion (Ex-Queensrÿche, Etc.) Premiere New Song “Hide Away”

Sweet Oblivion, the project featuring Geoff Tate (ex-Queensrÿche) and Simone Mularoni (DGM), have premiered a new song titled “Hide Away.” This track is from group’s self-titled album, which will be released on June 14.

Sweet Oblivion (Ex-Queensrÿche, Etc.) Premiere New Song “Sweet Oblivion”

Sweet Oblivion, the project featuring Geoff Tate (ex-Queensrÿche) and Simone Mularoni (DGM), have premiered a new song titled “Sweet Oblivion.” This track is from group’s self-titled album, which will be released on June 14.

Geoff Tate (Ex-Queensrÿche) Teams Up With Simone Mularoni (DGM) In Sweet Oblivion

Geoff Tate (ex-Queensrÿche) has joined forces with Simone Mularoni (DGM) for a new project called Sweet Oblivion. The group’s self-titled album will be released on June 14 and a video for the first single “True Colors” can be found below:

Track Listing:

01. “True Colors”
02. “Sweet Oblivion”
03. “Behind Your Eyes”
04. “Hide Away”
05. “My Last Story”
06. “A Recess From My Fate”
07. “Transition”
08. “Disconnect”
09. “The Deceiver”
10. “Seek The Light”

Tate commented:

“I was approached by Frontiers to do this record and am pleased I took this chance. It’s an album filled with fun and I believe a lot of the fans who dig the old Queensrÿche sound will enjoy this one.”

Mularoni added:

“I grew up listening to the ’70s and ’80s rock and metal bands and, of course, Queensrÿche’s classic albums are among my favorites ever. Having the opportunity and luck of working together with a musical giant like Geoff Tate has been a real blessing on both the human and the artistic side. I asked a few amazing musicians and friends to help me out and together we delivered a bunch of classic heavy rock songs in which I tried to fuse a more contemporary approach with a classic Queensrÿche vibe… The performances are amazing!”

Papa Roach, Bullet For My Valentine, I Prevail, Etc. Set For 2019 ShipRocked Cruise

The lineup has been revealed for the 10th annual ShipRocked Cruise, which is set to take place on January 26-31. The Carnival Valor will depart from Galveston, TX, with stops in Cozumel and The Yucatan in Mexico, and the following artists will be performing: Papa Roach, Bullet For My Valentine, I Prevail, Nothing More, Suicidal Tendencies, Sevendust, Motionless In White, Atreyu, 10 Years, Tremonti, Nonpoint, Monster Truck, Skindred, Wilson, ’68, RavenEye, Hyro The Hero, Badflower, Them Evils, and Islander. In addition to those bands, the cruise’s all-star band, The Stowaways, will also perform. Here’s who will take part in that this time around: Otherwise’s Adrian Patrick & Ryan Patrick, Brian “Head” Welch (Korn), Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Chris Warner (ex-Butcher Babies), CJ Pierce (Drowning Pool), Aranda’s Dameon Aranda & Gabe Aranda, Davey Suicide, David Ellefson (Megadeth), Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves), Geoff Tate (ex-Queensrÿche), Stitched Up Heart’s James Decker & Mixi Demner, Jerry Gaskill (King’s X), Ünloco’s Joey Duenas & Jorge Duenas, John Deservio (Black Label Society), John Tempesta (The Cult), Leo Moracchioli, Phil Buckman (Fuel), Schuylar Croom (He Is Legend), and P.O.D.’s Traa & Wuv. Comedian Brian Posehn will host, along with Kayla Riley, Big Jay Oakerson, and Ralph Sutton. It is also worth noting that Korn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch‘s “Loud Krazy Love” documentary will be screened on the cruise as well.

Geoff Tate (Ex-Queensrÿche) Announces More “Operation: Mindcrime” 30th Anniversary U.S. Dates

Former Queensrÿche vocalist Geoff Tate has announced more U.S. “Operation: Mindcrime” 30th anniversary shows. This news comes after he recently announced a UK run.

Tour Dates:

06/07 Lancaster, PA – The Chameleon
06/08 Findlay, OH – All American Rock House
06/09 Fond du Lac, WI – Lakeside Park
06/10 Chicago, IL – House of Blues
06/12 Amityville, NY – Revolution Bar & Music Hall
06/13 Sellersville, PA – Sellersville Theater
06/14 Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman Theater
06/15 Washington, DC – City Winery
06/16 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
06/17 Lynchburg, VA – Phase 2
06/18 Warrendale, PA – Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
06/19 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
06/20 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
06/22 Traverse City, MI – Ground Zero
06/23 Flint, MI – Machine Shop
06/24 Cincinnati, OH – The Venue
06/25 Atlanta, GA – Center Stage
06/27 Austin, TX – Antone’s Nightclub
06/28 Houston, TX – House of Blues
06/29 San Antonio, TX – The Aztec Theater
06/30 Dallas, TX – House of Blues
08/03 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
08/04 Las Vegas, NV – Count’s Vamp’d
08/09 Hermosa Beach, CA – Saint Rocke
08/10 San Juan Capistrano, CA – Coach House Concert Hall
08/11 Big Bear Lake, CA – The Cave
08/15 Sacramento, CA – Sofia Center
08/17 Agoura Hills, CA – The Canyon
08/18 Santa Clarita, CA – The Canyon
08/19 Pasadena, CA – The Rose
08/24 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre

Geoff Tate To Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of Queensrÿche’s “Operation: Mindcrime” On UK Tour

Former Queensrÿche vocalist Geoff Tate will continue celebrating the 30th anniversary of the band’s “Operation: Mindcrime” on a UK tour. Till Death Do Us Part, who feature Tate’s daughter Emily on vocals, will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

Nov. 21 – The Assembly, Aberdeen
Nov. 22 – Bannermans Bar, Edinburgh
Nov. 23 – The Waterloo Music Bar, Blackpool
Nov. 24 – Winter Storm, Troon
Nov. 26 – Trillians Newcastle
Nov. 27 – Fibbers: Live Music Venue, York
Nov. 28 – The Iron Road, Evesham
Nov. 29 – Eleven, Stoke
Nov. 30 – Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd (Greatest Hits Set)
Nov. 01 – The Underworld Camden, London
Dec. 03 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
Dec. 04 – The Waterfront, Norwich
Dec. 05 – O’Rileys, Hull

Geoff Tate To Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of Queensrÿche’s “Operation: Mindcrime” On European Tour

Former Queensrÿche vocalist Geoff Tate will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of the band’s “Operation: Mindcrime” on a European tour. You can find the dates for that below.

Tour Dates:

Jan. 11 – Button Factory, Dublin, Ireland
Jan. 12 – The Belfast Empire, Belfast, UK
Jan. 13 – Corporation – Sheffield, UK
Jan. 14 – Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd, UK
Jan. 15 – The Garage, London, UK
Jan. 16 – Trillians, Newcastle, UK
Jan. 17 – The Robin 2, Bilston, UK
Jan. 18 – G2, Glasgow, UK
Jan. 19 – Yardbirds Rock, Grimsby, UK
Jan. 20 – Rebellion, Manchester, UK
Mar. 22 – Moonlight Music Hall, Diest, Belgium *
Mar. 23 – Neushoorn, Leeuwarden, Netherlands *
Mar. 24 – Le Forum de Vauréal, Vauréal, France *
Mar. 25 – Ninkasi Kao, Lyon, France *
Mar. 27 – Razzmatazz, Barcelona, Spain*
Mar. 28 – Sala Rock City, Almàssera, Spain*
Mar. 29 – Hard Club, Porto, Portugal *
Mar. 30 – RCA Club, Lisbon, Portugal *
Mar. 31 – Sala Arena, Madrid, Spain *
Apr. 01 – Secret Place (Home Of Underground Rock), Montpellier, France *
Apr. 03 – Live Music Club, Trezzo sull’Adda, Italy *
Apr. 04 – Orion, Rome, Italy *
Apr. 05 – Zona Roveri Music Factory, Bologna, Italy *
Apr. 06 – ((szene)) Wien, Vienna, Austria *
Apr. 07 – Babylon Club, Bratislava, Slovakia *
Apr. 08 – Colosseum Music Club, Sokolov, Czech Republic *
Apr. 10 – Barba Negra, Budapest, Hungary *
Apr. 11 – Progresja, Warsaw, Poland *
Apr. 12 – Lido Berlin, Berlin, Germany *
Apr. 13 – Backstage München, Munich, Germany *
Apr. 14 – Konzertfabrik Z7 Bleibt, Pratteln, Switzerland *
Apr. 15 – Baroeg, Rotterdam, Netherlands *
Apr. 17 – The Underworld Camden, London, UK *
Apr. 18 – The Rock’n’Roll Shop, Charmes, France *
Apr. 19 – Turock Open Air, Essen, Germany *
Apr. 20 – Goron, Moscow, Russia *
Apr. 21 – Opera House, St. Petersberg, Russia *

* With Angra

Geoff Tate Announces Acoustic/Storytelling European Tour

Geoff Tate (ex-Queensrÿche) has announced a European acoustic tour. These dates will include acoustic performances, along with storytelling about the tracks. He will play Queensrÿche and Operation: Mindcrime songs on this run.

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Tour Dates:

Dec. 08 – D-Ingolstadt – Eventhalle Westpark
Dec. 10 – ITA-BorgoPriolo –
Dec. 15 – D-Bochum – Matrix
Dec. 17 – NED-Zoetermeer – Boerderij
Dec. 18 – NED-Eindhoven – Dynamo
Dec. 19 – UK-London – O2 Academy Islington
Dec. 20 – UK-Norwich – Waterfront
Dec. 21 – UK-Glasgow – Cat House
Dec. 22 – IE-Dublin – Voodoo
Dec. 23 – NI-Belfast – Empire
Dec. 26 – D-Burgrieden – Riffelhof
Dec. 27 – D-Muenchen – Backstage
Dec. 28 – D-Ludwigsburg – Rockfabrik
Dec. 29 – D-Mannheim – 7er
Jan. 03 – D-Aschaffenburg – Colos Saal
Jan. 04 – NED-Heerlen – Parkstad Limburg Theater