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

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 »


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 »


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 »

GEOFF TATE-Ryche Brings Queensryche’s Music to L.A. One Last Time

Yes it’s been confirmed by Tate and his management that this is the end. Yes, the name has been confirmed as changing to Operation Mindcrime and yes, what fans are witnessing on tour now is the end of a legacy in rock and metal music fronted by one of the genre’s most unique and easily… Read more »


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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 »

Geoff Tate Announces Farewell Tour as “Queensryche”

More than thirty years after setting forth on the musical journey that would become known as Queensryche, singer GEOFF TATE — one of rock’s quintessential front men and the lead vocalist heard on all Queensryche hits — will be performing his farewell tour as “Queensryche” beginning in late July (see below for full itinerary). The announcement of the tour, Queensryche Starring Geoff Tate – The… Read more »

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