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OPERATION: MINDCRIME Premiere “Taking On The World” Video

“Resurrection“, the new album from Operation: Mindcrime, the brainchild of legendary vocalist Geoff Tate, is set for a worldwide release on September 23, 2016.  Today the band has partnered up with for a premiere of Operation: Mindcrime‘s new video for the song “Left For Dead”.  The song and video feature guest appearances from Tim “Ripper” Owens and… Read more »


He has one of the most iconic voices in the world of rock/metal. In fact, you will find his name on many of the “Top Vocalist” lists, including those by Hit Parader and That Metal Show. And that name would be Geoff Tate. Tate fronted the band Queensryche for 30 years (1982-2012) and found success with… 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 »


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 has sold over 25 millions records to date, and now emerges with a brand new identity known as Operation: Mindcrime with the release of The Key– the first record in their three part epic trilogy. A decorated cast of characters are portrayed through rock veterans such as guitarists Kelly Gray [Queensryche] and Scott… Read more »

OPERATION: MINDCRIME Releases Third Video From Forthcoming Debut Album, The Key (video)

Check out the new lyric video from Operation: Mindcrime! This video for the song, “The Stranger,” is off the band’s forthcoming album, The Key, and marks its third video release from the new project. If you missed Operation: Mindcrime’s debut video for the song, “Re-Inventing The Future,” it can be seen below Their second video, for… Read more »


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 »

Queensryche with Geoff Tate to Change its Name to “Operation: Mindcrime”

On the very day his “Farewell Tour” as Queensryche begins, Geoff Tate – one of rock’s quintessential front men and the lead vocalist heard on all Queensryche hits since the inception of the band – has announced that his current version of Queensryche will be forging ahead as OPERATION: MINDCRIME after the tour ends. Named… Read more »