Geoff Tate

Geoff Tate

Former lead singer of Queensrÿche, known for his great tones. From high notes to low Geoff was able to do it all. Changed the sounds of progressive metal all around and inspired hundreds.

Articles with Geoff Tate

Photos – OPERATION: MINDCRIME Live!

Photos – OPERATION: MINDCRIME Live! CLICK HERE to read a review of the show.


OPERATION: MINDCRIME Celebrates 30 Years of Namesake Record

Geoff Tate, the original lead singer for Queensryche, brought his band Operation: Mindcrime to the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills on August 17th.  Celebrating the 30th anniversary of their namesake record, Tate and his current band played the breakthrough album in its entirety for a ravenous Canyon Club crowd.  Operation: Mindcrime catapulted Queensryche into the… Read more »


GEOFF TATE – 30 Years of Operation: Mindcrime

Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime is currently celebrating the 30th anniversary of the landmark concept album.  Released on May 3, 1988 by progressive rock band Queensryche, this album is one of the most iconic concept albums in our lifetime, and for good reason.  It has stood up to the test of time and is still going… Read more »


OPERATION: MINDCRIME Release New Song “Wake Me Up”

“The New Reality” is the third and final chapter in the musical trilogy from iconic metal vocalist Geoff Tate, following a little over one year after the release of the second chapter, Resurrection, in 2016 and about two years after the first chapter, The Key. Operation: Mindcrime is a creative platform that continues in the… Read more »


Geoff Tate formerly of Queensrÿche stars in THE BURNINGMORE DEATHS

On February 14th, MVD Entertainment will release the feature film debut of Geoff Tate, former lead vocalist of the mega-platinum metal band Queensrÿche. Entitled THE BURNINGMORE DEATHS, the horror film – written and directed by Jonathan Williams – is inspired by true events surrounding unsolved murders captured on security cameras during a production shoot of a… Read more »


OPERATION: MINDCRIME Debut New Single “Left For Dead” (listen)

Frontiers Music srl has released the first single, “Left For Dead” from the upcoming new album from Operation: Mindcrime, RESURRECTION. Get a first listen HERE. “Resurrection”, the new album from Operation: Mindcrime, the brainchild of legendary vocalist Geoff Tate, is set for a worldwide release on September 23, 2016.  The album is available for pre-order on Amazon, iTunes and Google Play. Digital… Read more »


OPERATION: MINDCRIME – Behind Door #1

The Key is the first of three albums Operation: Mindcrime fans were introduced to upon its release on September 18, 2015 via Frontiers Music SRL.  While this is their debut album under their new moniker, front man Geoff Tate’s operatic, incredible vocal range isn’t far out of reach, though the album distinguishing his new mark… Read more »


GEOFF TATE’S OPERATION: MINDCRIME TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM, “THE KEY,” ON SEPTEMBER 18

On Friday, September 18,  Geoff Tate’s new band, Operation: Mindcrime, will be releasing its long-awaited debut album, The Key, on Frontiers Music Srl.  Perhaps one of Tate’s most ambitious recordings to date, The Key examines what one might do if they discovered “the key” to changing the way we view the world, the way we look at… Read more »


Operation: Mindcrime Signs Worldwide Record Deal with Frontiers Music Srl

OPERATION: MINDCRIME — featuring singer Geoff Tate, bassist Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne, Whitesnake), drummer Simon Wright (AC/DC, Dio), guitarist Kelly Gray (Queensryche) and keyboardist Randy Gane (Myth) — has signed a worldwide record deal with Frontiers Music Srl for their forthcoming trilogy project. “All of us in Operation: Mindcrime are looking forward to the new… Read more »


Goodbye Queensryche – Hello Operation: Mindcrime

Saturday, August 30th, 2014, Geoff Tate’s Queensryche underwent a rebirth amid a wall-to-wall, sold-out show at Tailgaters Sports Bar and Grill in Bolingbrook, Illinois. While Geoff Tate’s Queensryche have been on their Farewell Tour since last year, it was this particular night where a culmination of decades of memories, performances and Tate’s signature sound lamented… Read more »