1. 'The Burningmoore Deaths,' Starring Geoff Tate, Arrives on DVD/Digital Formats

    February 13, 2017 6:02 PM EST 0 0 0 'I didn't like the character at all,' says the Operation: Mindcrime singer of his role. 'He was a horrible person' For Geoff Tate , today's DVD and digital format release of his 2013 film debut, The Burningmoore Deaths ...

  2. Operation: Mindcrime's 'Taking on the World' Video: Exclusive Premiere

    September 14, 2016 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ex-Queensryche frontman Geoff Tate unites with Blaze Bayley & Tim "Ripper" Owens for "Resurrection" album track. Geoff Tate does not view Resurrection , the second release of an album trilogy by his Operation: Mindcrime proje ...

  3. Queensrÿche Reveals More Details About Settlement With Geoff Tate

    May 05, 2014 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Statement Says Former Singer Can’t Bill Himself as Queensrÿche Come Sept. 1 Queensrÿche has posted a statement on its website, QueensrycheOfficial.com , that sheds more light on the settlement agreement it entered with former singer Geoff Tate. It a ...

  4. Geoff Tate Puts Queensryche Lawsuit Behind Him: 'The Whole Experience Was Such a Betrayal'

    April 29, 2014 3:00 PM EDT UPDATE: In the original version of this story, Billboard mistook a Monsters of Rock concert date for an event to be held in 2014 when it was already held in 2013. Billboard regrets the error. Almost two years after he filed a lawsuit in the wake ...

  5. Queensryche, Geoff Tate Announce Lawsuit Settlement Terms

    April 28, 2014 12:18 PM EDT Nearly two years after Queensryche fired Geoff Tate , the parties agree that his former bandmates will keep the group's name. Queensryche and former lead singer Geoff Tate have officially announced the terms of their settlement in a lawsuit T ...

  6. Chart Moves: The Neighbourhood Debuts, Van Halen's '1984' Returns After 20-Plus Years

    May 02, 2013 8:22 PM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Michael Buble achieved his fourth No. 1 album with "To Be Loved," as the pop singer's latest started with 195,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Meanwhile, Fantasia scored ...

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  8. Queensryche Previews Music From First Todd LaTorre-led Album

    November 14, 2012 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Queensryche today released a teaser trailer for its upcoming album -- its first with new singer Todd LaTorre -- that is expected to arrive next year. The Seattle quintet, which has been together for 30-plus years, is famed for albums like 1988' ...

  9. Geoff Tate May Use Queensryche Name for Now, Judge Rules

    October 20, 2012 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Washington state judge ruled Oct. 19 that singer Geoff Tate -- who was fired from the band Queensryche after fronting it for 30 years -- may perform with his own version of the group until a lawsuit he filed against three former bandmates is settl ...

  10. Geoff Tate Allowed to Use Queensryche Name for Time Being, Judge Rules

    October 20, 2012 9:00 AM EDT A Washington state judge ruled Oct. 19 that singer Geoff Tate -- who was fired from the band Queensryche after fronting it for 30 years -- may perform with his own version of the group until a lawsuit he filed against three former bandmates is set ...

  11. Queensryche to Geoff Tate: Stop Using the Name

    October 02, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the latest round of the legal battle between progressive rock band Queensryche and its former singer, Geoff Tate, the group is attempting to keep Tate from using the group's name until the case is resolved. The move comes more than three mon ...

  12. Geoff Tate Announces 'The New Queensryche' With Ratt, Quiet Riot Members

    September 04, 2012 11:35 AM EDT Geoff Tate seemed to be working for the weekend during the Labor Day holiday. On Sept. 1 the singer -- who was fired from progressive rock band Queensryche, which he fronted for 30 years, in June -- announced the lineup of "the new Queensrych ...

  13. Geoff Tate Announces 'New Queensryche'

    September 03, 2012 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ratt drummer Bobby Blotzer, former Quiet Riot bassist Rudy Sarzo join lineup Geoff Tate seemed to be working for the weekend during the Labor Day holiday. On Sept. 1 the singer, who was fired from progressive rock band Queensryche in June, announced ...

  14. Q&A: Queensryche Talks Lawsuit, Plans 'Return to History' Tour

    August 14, 2012 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's been a long, strange summer for rock that's heralded plenty of shocks. The news bulletins for 2012 include the overseas incarceration of Lamb of God's Randy Blythe; the deaths of such talents as Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord a ...

  15. Queensryche Having Online Identity Crisis?

    August 13, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Queensryche, which is engaged in a lawsuit with former singer Geoff Tate and former manager Susan Tate, has launched a new Facebook page ( Facebook.com/QueensrycheOfficial ), and will officially launch a new band website ( QueensrycheOfficial.com ) ...

  16. Queensryche May Continue With Band Name, for Now

    July 16, 2012 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rockers prevent injunction that would have barred use of moniker during litigation with former lead singer Geoff Tate Queensryche defeated a motion for a preliminary injunction on July 13 that would have kept it from touring and operating under the ...

  17. Geoff Tate Signs Solo Deal: Former Queensryche Singer Eyes Fall Album

    June 25, 2012 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Geoff Tate, who parted ways with his longtime band Queensryche this month, announced that he has signed a multi-album, worldwide solo recording deal with InsideOut Music. "I'm very excited to join forces with InsideOut Music," Tate sa ...

  18. Exclusive: Queensryche Parts Ways With Geoff Tate

    June 20, 2012 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Band Replaces Singer With Crimson Glory's Todd La Torre Rock band Queensryche is continuing forward without vocalist Geoff Tate , who will be replaced by Crimson Glory singer Todd La Torre, Billboard has exclusively learned. "Over the past ...

  19. What's Going on With Queensryche? Fans, Industry Buzzing

    May 30, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Just call it "Operation: Speculation." A couple recent instances of so-called drama have set Queensryche fans and metal news sites to wondering if something is amiss with the band. On May 13, MetalSludge.tv reported there was an alleged al ...

  20. Backbeat: Queensryche Rock Halloween, Discuss Joys of Grandparenting, Theatre Scores, Decorative Drum Wraps

    November 03, 2011 7:30 AM EDT Queensryche singer Geoff Tate, flanked by former R&R online editor Alexandra Cahill (left) and Prometheus Global Media campaign manager Donna Delmas (right) during the pre-show meet-and-greet. (Photo: Christa Titus) Demonic nurses, devils and ...

  21. Queensryche Toasts 30th Anniversary with 'Dedicated to Chaos' Album

    July 05, 2011 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 When a group is trying to break into the business, there are plenty of ways to get attention. It can get a jump-start by self-recording its first album and distributing it online. It can build a social networking force the same way. If it makes the ...

  22. Ronnie James Dio Remembered by Fans, Friends

    May 31, 2010 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 The mammoth service for fiery frontman Ronnie James Dio was more akin to a spirited rock concert than a dreary funeral. With chants of "Dio, Dio, Dio," headbangers were loud and proud Sunday as they paid tribute to the late metal legend, w ...

  23. Queensryche Play Unique Shows For 'American Soldier' Tour

    May 06, 2009 7:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Queensryche fans can expect some sort of commercial documentation -- a live album or DVD, perhaps -- from what's turned into a special tour in support of the group's new concept album, "American Soldier." "We do that every t ...

  24. Queensryche Probes War On 'American Soldier'

    January 26, 2009 6:19 PM EST 0 0 0 Queensryche examines the plight of the American soldier on a new album of the same name, due March 31 on Atco/Rhino. The project details the physical and emotional effects of combat experience. Songs like "Middle of Hell" relate what it� ...

  25. Queensryche Does Floyd, U2, Police On 'Take Cover'

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Queensryche pays homage to some of its musical idols on "Take Cover," a covers album due Nov. 13 via Rhino, Billboard.com has learned. The Seattle group is putting its stamp on such numbers as Pink Fl Queensryche pays homage to some of its ...

  26. Queensryche Ready For Life Post-'Mindcrime'

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Queensryche has begun working on the follow-up to last year's "Operation: Mindcrime II" in Seattle. Frontman Geoff Tate tells Billboard.com he hopes the as-yet-untitled set will arrive next summer or Queensryche has begun working on t ...

  27. Queensryche / Sept. 23, 2006 / Atlantic City, N.J. (House of Blues)

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Queensryche made a ballsy move this year by releasing "Operation: Mindcrime II," the sequel to its groundbreaking 1988 concept album. It hasn't stopped there: The band is touring North America and pla Queensryche made a ballsy move th ...

  28. Queensryche Rock For Benefit

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Queensryche performs for a benefit concert in New York. Queensryche lead singer Geoff Tate, center, bassist Eddie Jackson, left, and guitarist Stone perform at Hard Rock Cafe on Sept. 20 in New York's Times Square, at a benefit concert for the ...

  29. Queensryche Offers A New Piece Of 'Mind'

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With the April 4 arrival of "Operation: Mindcrime II" (Rhino Records), thousands of Queensryche fans will finally get to hear the second chapter of a story that began in 1988. With the April 4 arrival of "Operation: Mindcrime II" ...

  30. Queensryche Has 'Healthy Start' On 'Mindcrime II'

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Frontman Geoff Tate admits to Billboard.com he's trying to sidestep pressure to top the original album or simply appease fans. As reported yesterday , 16 years after the release of "Operation: Mindcrime," Queensryche is writing the ne ...

  31. Queensryche Brings 'Mindcrime' Back To Life

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sixteen years after the release of "Operation: Mindcrime," Queensryche is writing the next chapter to the 1988 concept album that broke the progressive rock band into the mainstream. Sixteen years after the release of "Operation: Mind ...

  32. Geoff Tate

    June 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vocalist Geoff Tate's first solo album outside Queensrÿche could, if promoted correctly, finally draw attention to a stellar voice that has gone unheard outside the metal lexicon. Vocalist Geoff Tate's first solo album outside Queensrÿche ...

  33. Queensryche Guitarist Kelly Gray Exits

    May 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Goth-leaning electronic musician Rhys Fulber, co-founder of Canadian industrial act Front Line Assembly, will release his first solo project under the moniker "Conjure One." Due Aug. 27 from Nettwerk, Guitarist Kelly Gray has left the Seat ...

  34. Billboard Bits: Route Du Rock, Gavin DeGraw, Geoff Tate

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on La Route Du Rock, Gavin DeGraw, Geoff Tate La Route du Rock, a French pop and electronic festival now in its 12th year of existence, has announced the lineup for this year's version of the event. Sigur Ros, DJ Shadow, Black Rebel Motorc ...

  35. Operation: Livecrime

    October 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The rerelease of Operation: Livecrime offers proof that Rÿche'n'rollers can't get enough of the 1988 concept album that broke Queensrÿche into the mainstream with a crack so thunderous t The rerelease of Operation: Livecrime offers pr ...

  36. Queensryche Finds New Home At Sanctuary

    August 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran progressive rock act Queensryche has found a new home in Sanctuary Records, the group's third label in five years. After leaving EMI in 1997, where the band released its debut in the mid-'80s, Veteran progressive rock act Queensryc ...