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Photos – OPERATION: MINDCRIME Live!

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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 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 Billboard.com 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 »


OPERATION: MINDSCRIME’s Resurrection

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 »


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 »


OPERATION: MINDCRIME – The Key

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 »


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 »