It looks like the legal battle for the band name Queensryche will rage on a bit longer. According to new court records, a continuance was granted, giving ousted frontman Geoff Tate and his wife Susan, who once managed the band, until January 27, 2014 to iron out the details of their case.
Former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing recently took to his official blog to write about his personal contribution to Geoff Tate's Queensryche's new album, 'Frequency Unknown.' Much criticism and controversy is currently whirling around the head of Tate, and Downing addresses his reasoning for the new collaboration, along with a funny story about nearly being killed by a couch.
A little constructive criticism never hurts, but Geoff Tate is ready to confront some full-on hate head-on with a new contest. The Queensryche frontman and his reconstructed lineup are now promoting their latest effort, 'Frequency Unknown,' and have launched an interesting competition in which they're challenging haters to stand up for their opinion and film a rant about the album.
Geoff Tate has yet to play his first gig with his newly created Queensryche lineup and already he's down one member. Tate revealed earlier this year that former Megadeth and King Diamond guitarist Glen Drover would be part of his version of the band, but Drover has just announced his exit.
This Queensryche thing is getting uglier and uglier. A couple weeks ago, Geoff Tate launched an assault on the other members of Queensryche for kicking him out of the band. He also filed an injunction to stop them from using the band name, as he claimed he owns it. The rest of the guys have now filed their own documents to stop the injunction. (Would that be an injunction for the injunction? My on
Last week I was talking on the air about Geoff Tate being ousted from Queensryche by the rest of the guys. They had formed a side band called Rising West with Todd La Torre from Crimson Glory and had done some shows. There were a lot of rumors flying around that Geoff was going to be out, and that he'd pulled a knife on Scott Rockenfield! What the heck is going on with Queensryche?
Listening to some singers who sound like they need to goob up some serious lung oysters at the end of their shows, you come to appreciate the pipes of someone like Queensryche's Geoff Tate.
The man's in his fifties yet his voice still sounds like he'd been cryogenically frozen from when Nirvana yanked the rug out from under Rock-as-we-knew-it, and preserved for a time when we could again appreciat