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Queensrÿche live at Norway Rock Festival 2010
Queensrÿche live at Norway Rock Festival 2010
General information
Genre (s) Progressive metal , heavy metal
founding 1981 as "The Mob"
Website queensrycheofficial.com
Founding members
Geoff Tate (until 2012)
Chris DeGarmo (until 1997, 2003)
Michael Wilton
Scott Rockenfield
Eddie Jackson
Current occupation
Todd La Torre (since 2012)
Michael Wilton
Scott Rockenfield
Eddie Jackson
Parker Lundgren (since 2009)
former members
Kelly Gray (1998-2001)
Mike Stone (2003-2009)
Queensrÿche at the Bang Your Head Festival , Balingen (2008)

Queensrÿche [ kwiːnzraɪk ] is an American progressive metal - band that in 1981 in Bellevue, near Seattle, Washington by the two guitarists was founded Chris DeGarmo and Michael Wilton first without singer under the name "The Mob". Queensrÿche was one of the first bands to put the heavy metal umlaut over the y . Geoff Tate once remarked in 2000: "We spent eleven years explaining how to pronounce it." The logo used on most album covers and also often associated with the band is the so-called "Tri-Ryche" -Symbol.

In the meantime, two versions of the group existed, as singer Geoff Tate was dismissed by his fellow musicians in June 2012 after 30 years of membership in the band and long-term internal difficulties and was replaced by singer Todd La Torre, who then launched his own version of Queensrÿche. Both released a studio album in 2013 and were also on tour. After an out-of-court settlement between both parties, the cast around Geoff Tate now operates under the name Operation: Mindcrime .

To date, Queensrÿche has sold over 20 million albums worldwide, including more than 6 million in the United States. The most commercially successful album is Empire , released in 1990 , which is characterized by its high-quality production and with Silent Lucidity also contains the most famous song by the band. Artistically, however, fans and critics very often prefer the concept album Operation: Mindcrime , released two years earlier, with which the band achieved their breakthrough.

Band history

Tate and Rockenfield, in the background the logo and symbol of the group (2011)

1978–1985: predecessor bands, founding and debut album

The two guitarists Chris DeGarmo and Michael Wilton were initially active in various cover bands . Between 1978 and 1980, Wilton and later DeGarmo played in the band "Joker", which focused on songs by artists such as AC / DC , Van Halen , the Scorpions and Judas Priest .

In 1980 Wilton founded the heavy metal band "Cross + Fire" together with the later Queensrÿche drummer Scott Rockenfield, which mainly covered songs by Iron Maiden (their debut album was released that year) and who later also belonged to Eddie Jackson as bassist and continued to be supported by Chris DeGarmo as a guitarist. Just a year later, the four instrumentalists from what would later become Queensrÿche founded a band called “The Mob” (based on the song The Mob Rules by Black Sabbath ), which finally became Tate Queensrÿche in 1982 with the entry of Geoff . So the band finally consisted of the singer Geoff Tate , the bassist Eddie Jackson, the two guitarists Michael Wilton and Chris DeGarmo and the drummer Scott Rockenfield.

After the first demos had been recorded in this line-up, the band released their first EP under the band name on their own label 206 Records in 1982 . When Diana and Kim Harris, owners of a local record store, became aware of the four-track demo recording, they offered the band their management. The first version of the Queensrÿche EP has already sold over 60,000 times, which was a great success for a debut EP without a large record company behind it.

This is how EMI Records became aware of the band. Queensrÿche was relocated a second time in September 1983 after signing a contract with EMI and reached number 81 in the US charts. In 1989 the EP was also released on CD, for the first time with the additional song Prophecy, which was originally recorded in 1986 together with the second album Rage for Order . The first tour for this release denied the band with Ronnie James Dio and then as a supporting act for Twisted Sister .

Their debut album The Warning from 1984 was rewarded with similar success as their first EP . For the production, the band was sent to London along with producer James Guthrie, who had already worked with Pink Floyd , and the well-known composer and orchestrator Michael Kamen , with whom the band has worked several times in their career. The album, which combined metal with a progressive touch with unfamiliar influences, placed 61 on the US Billboard charts and proved to be even more successful than the EP Queensrÿche in the long term . The tour for the album included appearances in support of Kiss . A live video recorded in Japan during this period was released in 1985 under the title Live in Tokyo .

1986–1989: Further development and breakthrough with Mindcrime

Eddie Jackson (2008), bassist since the band was founded

In 1986, Rage for Order was the group's second studio album. While the debut was still heavily influenced by heavy metal, the influence of electronic instruments, mainly the synthesizers that were very popular at the time, was included. In the same year, the two heavy metal bands Iron Maiden ( Somewhere in Time ) and Judas Priest ( Turbo ), two popular role models from Queensrÿche, also released song material for the first time that allowed these typical influences at the time. With Gonna Get Close to You, which is also marketed as a single, the work also includes a cover version for the first time. The original was published by Dalbello in 1984 . The band made the first official music video in their history for the song. Geoff Tate later commented on the video release Building Empires (1992) that it was regrettable that the band had not produced any further videos for this album, as there was enough strong song material on Rage for Order .

Rage for Order meant an even bigger success for the band than its predecessor. The album made it to number 47 on the US Billboard charts, and the band also entered the charts for the first time in Germany, at number 58.

During this time the band toured with AC / DC , Ozzy Osbourne and also in England with the band Bon Jovi , who this year not only played themselves but also glam metal (also known as hair metal) with the album Slippery When Wet Breakthrough. Due to the use of synthesizers in their own music and their "funky costumes", which was still frowned upon in the metal scene at the time, critics also assigned Queensrÿche to Glam Metal.

In 1988 the third album, Operation: Mindcrime , came with the big breakthrough, which for the band still means the creative climax to this day, which the band would never reach again afterwards. The idea for the concept came from singer Geoff Tate during a visit to the church; it revolves around the protagonist Nikki and his involvement in an underground organization that ultimately leads him to prison.

The unusual idea of ​​releasing a concept album in the metal field was well received by both the critics and the audience . Although the British released Heavy metal band Iron Maiden with Seventh Son of a Seventh Son few weeks earlier also a concept album, but made up of individually composed songs with a basic concept, while the album of Queensrÿche tells a continuous story contains several passages of dialogue and the songs, as with classic concept albums by bands like Pink Floyd, merge directly into one another and are to be understood as a complete work. The band was awarded a platinum record for Mindcrime on August 15, 1991 in the USA after the accompanying video: Mindcrime (1989) achieved this status just two months after its release. Although the concept album did not quite reach the Rage for Order chart position in the Billboard charts , it stayed in the charts for a whole year and thus proved to be a long-running rather than a classic chart topper. The song I Don't Belive in Love contained on the album was nominated in 1990 for a Grammy in the category "Best Metal Performance".

On the tour for Operation: Mindcrime , the band played as opening act for Def Leppard in America and then for Metallica in Europe.

Operation: Mindcrime is still very popular with both audiences and music critics. For example, in January 1989 it was ranked 34th of the “100 greatest heavy metal albums of all time” by the British Kerrang! -Magazines chosen. In the same magazine in 1988 it also reached number 2 of the best albums of the year. In 2007, the German magazine Rock Hard published a book with the 500 best rock and metal albums of all time, which Operation: Mindcrime ranks ninth. The German Metal Hammer also lists the album at number 24 in its 100-album Top 100 Metal album list.

1990–1993: Commercial high point with Empire

Michael Wilton (2006), second guitarist since the band was founded

The follow-up album Empire was recorded and published in 1990. However, this was of a completely different design than its predecessor, albeit more commercially successful. While Operation: Mindcrime is well constructed from the first second, Empire makes a more spontaneous, more playful impression. The British producer Peter Collins, with whom the band had already worked on Operation: Mindcrime , was again responsible for the production.

With over three million units sold in the USA alone by 1994 and a triple platinum award, the album is the world's most commercially successful Queensrÿche album. The single Silent Lucidity , recorded with an orchestra, made it to number 9 in the American Billboard charts, and in Germany it is the greatest single success in the band's history at number 46. Numerous singles were released between 1990 and 1992, the band shot a total of seven music videos during this phase, two of them for the relatively less successful single Another Rainy Night (Without You) . This material was compiled for the 1992 video album Building Empires . This also contains excerpts from the acoustic concert played on April 27, 1992 as part of the MTV Unplugged series at Warner Hollywood Studios in Los Angeles, which was never fully released as a concert or video album.

The success of Empire and the songs it contained such as Jet City Woman or Empire gave the band their first full headlining tour. The band gave their first headlining appearances in Europe with Lynch Mob , and major open-air appearances, for example at Rock in Rio or Superrock , were performed alongside bands such as Guns n 'Roses , Megadeth and Judas Priest . A tragic incident occurred at a concert in Ichtegem, Belgium, on November 20, 1990. During the song Roads to Madness , a scuffle broke out in the audience, during which a visitor pulled out a knife and stabbed those standing around at random. Balance: one dead and one seriously injured. The band then broke off the concert. The tour lasted a total of 18 months, longer than any other before or after. As early as 1991, the group released Operation: Livecrime, a live video that contained the performance of the entire Operation: Mindcrime album on the tour at the time. This was released as a CD as the band's first concert.

After the band initially became quieter, as the production of another album had already started in August 1992, Queensrÿche contributed the song Real World to the soundtrack of the film Last Action Hero with Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1993 .

1994–1999: Style change, difficulties and falling popularity

In 1994, after a long break from the public, the fifth album Promised Land was finally released, on which the group worked longer than on any other record. The work, which deals with the experiences of the great success and the handling of it, was less in demand in the age of grunge and alternative rock with its rather calm and melancholy musical direction. While Promised Land was awarded platinum in the USA and gold in Canada, the band reached the album top 10 for the first and last time with the album, at least in Germany. All subsequent releases of the band could not post any more sales awards. On the following tour, the quintet initially played without an opening act and instead presented a two-hour program. It wasn't until mid-1995 that they took Type O Negative on tour. In the USA, a double CD-ROM was also released in March 1996 for the album with an interactive Promised Land game and a tour of the recording studio as well as various video clips and film excerpts.

The subsequent album Hear in the Now Frontier , released in 1997, was also received very ambiguously, although it was recorded with Peter Collins, the producer of the two most successful Queensrÿche albums Operation: Mindcrime and Empire . However, the music style turned more towards alternative rock and grunge, and disappointed many fans, as it could not musically meet the expectations of critics and audience. In Europe in particular, sales fell significantly, while in America, despite all criticism, the band experienced plenty of airplay with the singles Sign of the Times and You . The following tour didn't go smoothly either: after less than a month, singer Geoff Tate fell seriously ill, and for the first time in the band's history, several concerts had to be canceled. It was precisely in this phase that Queensrÿche's longstanding label EMI went bankrupt in America, which forced the band to finance the remaining two months of the tour out of their own pockets. In December, for example, the group played some gigs in South America with Megadeth and Whitesnake due to contractual obligations . After appearing on the Hear-in-the-Now Frontier tour, Chris DeGarmo left the band as the first band member since it was founded due to musical differences, as was publicly announced in a press release on January 28, 1998. With DeGarmo, the band not only lost their style-defining guitarist, but also an important songwriter who was involved in more than half of the songs on each album and who wrote some songs alone , such as the successful single Silent Lucidity . The reasons for his exit were never clearly commented on in public, but disputes were denied and DeGarmo has since devoted himself more to his passion as a pilot and has only made music sporadically since his exit. Due to DeGarmo's exit, the Q Prime management also parted ways with the group.

Long-time band friend and producer Kelly Gray recorded the guitar parts for the next album, Q2K (1999). Tate worked with him even before his time at Queensrÿche, in the previous band Myth. The album was produced by the band without outside help and was released as the band's first sound carrier on Atlantic Records . When it came to the names of the authors of the songs, they simply agreed on "Queensrÿche". Even if the album came closer to the style of earlier works, it was still rated as a continuation of the experiments by Geoff Tate.

2000–2005: Live albums, tribe and solo activities

Mike Stone (2006), guitarist from 2003 to 2009

The former record company of the band EMI released a greatest hits album in 2000 , which included two songs each from Queensrÿche EP and the albums The Warning , Rage for Order , Operation: Mindcrime and Hear in the Now Frontier . A first live DVD and a matching double live CD from the previous Q2K tour followed in 2001 with the title Live Evolution .

In the meantime, the band members went first to their solo activities: singer Geoff Tate released a moderately successful, self-named solo album in 2002, while Michael Wilton turned to his band Soulbender. Scott Rockenfield and Kelly Gray worked on an album with Slave to the System, which also included Brother Cane musicians Damon Johnson and Roman Glick.

Since the band was no longer supported enough by Atlantic Records according to their own statements , they switched to Sanctuary Records in 2000 , where they released their new album Tribe in 2003. Before recording the album, Chris DeGarmo also briefly rejoined the band, but not as an official member. He only took over the guitar parts in a few places and took part in the songwriting of five of the ten songs published on Tribe . Although the guitarist wanted to play with the band on the following tour, DeGarmo decided against further involvement in Queensrÿche due to creative disputes with Geoff Tate while working on Tribe . Mike Stone, born in 1969 and already heard on Tribe, took over his job . In the summer of 2003 the band went on a co-headlining tour through the USA with Dream Theater and Fates Warning before the band stopped again in Europe. Mike Stone, who had also worked with the band in the studio, took over the guitar on both tours. On the tour, the band played the two cover songs Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd and Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who together with Dream Theater .

Following the tour, Geoff Tate's wife Susan became the band manager, having worked as an assistant manager since 2001.

2006–2012: New concept albums and separation from Geoff Tate

Geoff Tate with Pamela Moore on the Operation: Mindcrime 2 Tour (2008)

In March 2006, the sequel to Operation: Mindcrime was released , which gave the band the highest chart position in the US since Promised Land . With almost 44,000 units sold in the opening week, it landed at number 14. However, there was no greater interest in Queensrÿche, the sales figures in the second week were so low that it fell out of the charts in Germany and quickly to number 90 in the USA . On tour the band presented a live performance of both full albums. The CD / DVD Mindcrime at the Moore , released in 2007, offers a recording of such a concert .

After the 2007 album Take Cover , which only contained cover versions, the new album American Soldier was released on March 31, 2009 , which describes the front-line experiences of American veterans from various wars from World War II to the Iraq War from their point of view and in their own words portrays.

In February 2009 Mike Stone left the band. All guitar parts on the new record were recorded by Michael Wilton, which suggested that Stone's exit had been planned for a long time. According to Wilton, he recorded the guitar parts by himself so that they would sound more like the original Queensrÿche again. Parker Lundgren, who had already played in Geoff Tate's solo band, was hired for the second guitar for the US tour. On the tour of the concept album American Soldier , the band took a new approach to song selection: three " suites " were played, one with tracks from the new album, one with tracks from the 1986 album Rage for Order and a suite with songs by Empire from 1990 .

In 2012 there were several rumors of an argument within the band. Susan Tate, the wife of singer Geoff Tate, was released from her duties. Thereupon there was a scuffle within the band before a gig in São Paulo on April 14th, 2012. During the concert, Geoff Tate insulted and spat at his band members. The band gave their last concert in the old line-up on May 27, 2012 at the Rocklahoma Festival in Oklahoma . Geoff Tate insulted the fans, among other things, with the words "You suck" (translated: "You suck").

At the end of June 2012, the band split from singer Geoff Tate. He was replaced by former Crimson Glory singer Todd La Torre. Due to the turmoil of the new appointment of the singer and an associated threatened legal dispute, the band's official website, Facebook and Twitter accounts were temporarily shut down.

The two versions of Queensrÿche

Queensrÿche with Todd La Torre

In December 2012, the remaining Queensrÿche members adopted with a new singer Todd La Torre in the home studio of drummer Scott Rockfield and in the London Bridge Studios with producer James "Jimbo" Barton, who is already on the albums Operation: Mindcrime, Empire and Promised Land had been involved , her new album on. The album was released under the name Queensrÿche in late June 2013 on Century Media Records . A European tour was planned for autumn 2013.

Geoff Tates Queensrÿche

On September 2, Geoff Tate announced the cast of his own version of Queensrÿche under the name Queensryche - starring Geoff Tate .

In November 2012, Geoff Tate announced that they would go on the Operation: Mindcrime 25th Anniversary Tour in 2013 with this line-up under the old name Queensrÿche . Only shortly afterwards Glen Drover left the band for personal reasons without having made a single appearance. In January 2013 it was announced that Bobby Blotzer could no longer contribute to Geoff Tates Queensrÿche due to his activities with Ratt and would be replaced by Simon Wright (ex- AC / DC , ex- Dio ). A replacement for Glen Drover was also found: Rudy Sarzo's brother, Robert Sarzo (ex- Quiet Riot , Hurricane) took over the second guitar position.

Geoff Tates Queensrÿche released their new album Frequency Unknown on April 23, 2013 via Cleopatra Records . Guest musicians include KK Downing (ex- Judas Priest ), Chris Poland (ex- Megadeth ), Ty Tabor ( King's X ), Paul Bostaph (ex- Slayer , Testament , Exodus ), Lita Ford , Brad Gillis ( Night Ranger ), Dave Meniketti ( Y&T ) and Craig Locicero ( Forbidden ).

Due to obligations towards their own bands, Simon Wright and Rudy Sarzo went out in June 2013 and were replaced on tour by Brian Tichy (ex- Whitesnake / Ozzy Osbourne ) and John Moyer ( Disturbed , Adrenaline Mob ). However, they took over again for concerts planned in August.

The last cast of Geoff Tates Queensrÿche consisted of:

  • Geoff Tate - vocals
  • Kelly Gray - electric guitar
  • Randy Gane - keyboards
  • Robert Sarzo - electric guitar
  • Rudy Sarzo - electric bass
  • Simon Wright - drums
  • Sass Jordan - backing vocals

2014: naming rights and out-of-court settlement

On April 28, 2014, the lawsuit between Geoff Tate and the three remaining original members Michael Wilton, Eddy Jackson and Scott Rockenfield was settled. One could agree out of court. The remaining original members with the newcomers Todd La Torre and Parker Lundgren received the full naming rights of the Queensrÿche brand . Geoff Tate was given the right to perform under the name Geoff Tate - Original lead singer of Queensrÿche or Geoff Tate - Formerly of Queensrÿche for two years ; after these two years he is no longer allowed to refer to the band Queensrÿche. Tate also got the rights to the albums Operation: Mindcrime and Operation: Mindcrime II , as well as the right to put them on stage as a show of their own. In July and August 2014, Geoff Tate and his Queensrÿche line-up said goodbye with a farewell tour .

Musical development and reception

Queensrÿche with Geoff Tate live in Barcelona (2008)

The group's music has changed significantly over the years, which was particularly encouraged on more recent releases by singer Geoff Tate, who was involved in the songwriting process of almost every Queensrÿche piece after Chris DeGarmo's departure in 1998.

The self-named EP and the following debut album The Warning are considered the first heavy metal albums with progressive influences, which helped to shape so-called progressive metal and were based on models such as Iron Maiden. On the second album Rage for Order , the use of keyboards and other electronic instruments made the music a bit more poppy, but at the same time more progressive than its predecessors due to the more complex musical structures. With the concept album Operation: Mindcrime , which can also be described as a rock opera, orchestral arrangements and choral chants were increasingly used with the help of arranger Michael Kamen and the sound of the band was further developed. The work has been described as combining “the earlier power” with “some technical subtleties” of Rage for Order . With the successor Empire , orchestral arrangements were still used and the songs were given a more commercial garb, which was reflected in the success of the single releases.

On the album Promised Land , the band began to experiment more and again turned away from the sound of the previous album, which is noticeable on this album, for example, through the predominantly quieter songs and the use of non-genre instruments such as the saxophone . With the successor Hear in the Now Frontier , the band is clearly moving away from their well-known style, and playing music here rather inspired by alternative rock music and grunge and at this point released what is perhaps the most untypical and controversial album in its history, the "just here and there." again beyond rocking mid-tempo ”and thus rather failed with fans and critics.

After DeGarmo left, who, for example , co-wrote every song on the last album with the exception of Reach - often single-handedly - the band under the leadership of Geoff Tate did not succeed musically to tie in with their successful predecessors and move away from them Alternative rock moving back to the heavy metal of the old days. Q2K, for example, was described as a “multi-layered and varied” album, the level of which could be described as “in places rather changeable”, although the band sounded “heavier and heavier than on their last albums”. However, this was quickly put into perspective with the publications of the following years. For example, the successor Tribe saw a “continuation of the moderately successful Q2K or Hear in the Now Frontier phase” and the crossover elements seem “out of place and untrustworthy”. The band was only able to partially reconcile fans and critics with the following two concept albums, Operation: Mindcrime II and American Soldier . Dedicated to Chaos , the last album of the original formation with singer Geoff Tate, was received rather ambiguously like its predecessors. With its song material that transcends genre boundaries, the record has "interesting approaches", which, however, "have not been worked out consistently and instead simply seem arbitrary".

With the separation of the parties Tate and the rest of the band a year after this album and the subsequent releases of the two different albums of both versions of Queensrÿche, the intended direction of the music can be determined quite clearly: while Geoff Tates Frequency Unknown the path of the last albums continues quite consistently and offers "modern, choppy rhythms and riffs that do not fit into the classic band canon", the last album of the formation with Todd La Torre is a clear step in the musical direction of the band's first years and became as a return to "that heavy metal side that was defining for classic albums like The Warning, Empire and Operation: Mindcrime " announced, comparisons were often made with the album Empire . While Frequency Unknown is characterized by "completely uninspired transitions, empty shredders and meaningless vocal passages", Queensrÿche offers "proggigen (but always sensible) Metal". Both among the critics ( Frequency Unknown received only 4 out of 7 points from Metal Hammer , 5.5 out of 10 points in Rock Hard , while the album Queensrÿche received around 8 out of 10 points in Rock Hard magazine and a rating of 6 from 7 points in Metal hammer was rated significantly better) and the public the album with Todd La Torre came much better than the recently introduced to the market album of Geoff Tate, which in turn was reflected in the chart success of the two publications.


Studio albums

year Title
music label
Top ranking, total weeks, awardChart placementsChart placementsTemplate: chart table / maintenance / without sources
(Year, title, music label , placements, weeks, awards, notes)
1984 The Warning
- - - UK100 (1 week)

(23 weeks)US
First published: September 7, 1984
Sales: + 500,000
1986 Rage for Order
DE58 (5 weeks)
- - UK66 (1 week)

(21 weeks)US
First published: July 14, 1986
Sales: + 500,000
1988 Operation: Mindcrime
DE40 (9 weeks)
CH21 (4 weeks)
- UK58 (3 weeks)

(52 weeks)US
First published: May 3, 1988
Sales: + 1,000,000
1990 Empire
DE22 (12 weeks)
CH22 (5 weeks)
- UK13

(3 weeks)UK
Triple platinum
× 3
Triple platinum

(129 weeks)US
First published: September 4, 1990
Sales: + 3,060,000
1994 Promised Land
DE10 (11 weeks)
CH14 (6 weeks)
AT38 (2 weeks)
UK13 (3 weeks)

(19 weeks)US
First published: October 18, 1994
Sales: + 1,000,000
1997 Hear in the Now Frontier
DE19 (5 weeks)
- - UK46 (1 week)
US19 (12 weeks)
First published: March 25, 1997
1999 Q2K
Atlantic Records
DE21 (3 weeks)
- - - US46 (5 weeks)
First published: September 14, 1999
2003 Tribe
Sanctuary Records
DE52 (1 week)
- - - US56 (2 weeks)
First published: July 22, 2003
2006 Operation: Mindcrime II
Rhino Records
DE51 (1 week)
CH59 (2 weeks)
- - US14 (5 weeks)
First published: March 14, 2006
2009 American Soldier
Rhino Records
DE65 (1 week)
CH71 (1 week)
- - US25 (5 weeks)
Initial release:
2011 Dedicated to Chaos
Roadrunner Records
DE62 (1 week)
CH71 (1 week)
- - US70 (1 week)
First published: June 28, 2011
2013 Queensrÿche
Century Media
DE47 (1 week)
CH44 (1 week)
- - US23 (3 weeks)
First published: June 25, 2013
2015 Condition Hüman
Century Media
DE26 (2 weeks)
CH54 (1 week)
- UK77 (1 week)
US27 (2 weeks)
First published: October 2, 2015
2019 The Verdict
Century Media
DE6 (3 weeks)
CH9 (4 weeks)
AT22 (1 week)
- US110 (1 week)
First published: March 1, 2019


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