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Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE Singer GEOFF TATE Announces December 2022 U.S. Tour

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate will embark on a U.S. tour in December. The 17-date trek will kick off on December 1 in Cleveland, Ohio and conclude on December 21 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The local/venue presale (if applicable) will start tomorrow (Wednesday, September 21) at 10 a.m. local tim...
September 20, 2022
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JOURNEY Commemorates 40th Anniversary Of 'Faithfully' With Inclusion On ABC's 'The Goldbergs'

JOURNEY will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the recording of one of its biggest hits, "Faithfully", with a special inclusion as the featured song on the season premiere of the ABC-TV hit comedy "The Goldbergs" on Wednesday, September 21 at 8:30 p.m. "It's truly an honor for me and my band mates...
September 19, 2022
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Watch: SALIVA Reunites With Original Singer JOSEY SCOTT At BLUE RIDGE ROCK FESTIVAL

SALIVA reunited with its original singer Josey Scott for a one-off appearance earlier today (Sunday, September 11) at this year's Blue Ridge Rock Festival at the Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia. Video of the performance can be seen below. Scott left SALIVA at the end of 2011 after...
September 11, 2022
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GEOFF TATE On His Open-Heart Surgery: 'I Was Just Amazed At How Much It Took Out Of Me'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate says that he is "doing great" after recently undergoing an unspecified heart procedure. The 63-year-old musician discussed his health in an interview with Ritchie Birnie before performing QUEENSRŸCHE's "Promised Land" album in its entirety for the first time ever...
September 6, 2022
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Watch: GEOFF TATE Performs QUEENSRŸCHE's Entire 'Promised Land' Album At Belfast Concert

According to Eonmusic, a visibly emotional Geoff Tate performed QUEENSRŸCHE's "Promised Land" album in its entirety for the first time ever on Sunday night (August 28) in Belfast. While appearing at the intimate Limelight 2 venue in the Northern Ireland city, Tate broke down a number of times during...
August 31, 2022
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YES To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of 'Close To The Edge' With Fall 2022 U.S. Tour

Prog rock pioneers and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees YES have revealed the dates and details for the U.S. leg of their "The Album Series Tour 2022," celebrating the 50th anniversary of their 1972 iconic album "Close To The Edge". This marks the band's first trek in the U.S. since 2019 and wi...
August 29, 2022
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DIAMOND HEAD's Classic Debut Album 'Lightning To The Nations' To Be Re-Released As 'Remastered 2021' Edition

DIAMOND HEAD's genre-defining debut album, "Lightning To The Nations", will be re-released as "Lightning To The Nations (The White Album) [Remastered 2021]" on September 30 via Silver Lining Music. The release will feature not only the original album from quarter-inch master tapes which METALLICA dr...
August 11, 2022
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Longtime Cigarette Smoker TODD LA TORRE Explains How He Is Able To Hit All The High Notes In QUEENSRŸCHE Songs

On a recent episode of the "Talk Louder" podcast, hosted by veteran music journalist "Metal Dave" Glessner and lifelong hard rock/metal vocalist Jason McMaster (DANGEROUS TOYS),QUEENSRŸCHE's Todd La Torre discussed how the fact that he is a longtime cigarette smoker has — or has not — affected his...
August 3, 2022
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QUEENSRŸCHE's TODD LA TORRE: Lighting Flares At Concerts Is 'A Celebratory Thing' For Greek People

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Todd La Torre says that lighting flares at stadium concerts and soccer games is a "very common" thing for the people of Greece and is meant to be a "celebratory" gesture. The 48-year-old Florida-based musician, whose wife hails from Athens, offered his comments just two days aft...
July 18, 2022
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VICIOUS RUMORS Recruit Former METAL CHURCH Vocalist RONNY MUNROE

U.S. metal veterans VICIOUS RUMORS have announced the addition of vocalist Ronny Munroe to the group's ranks. Munroe rose to notoriety in the metal world as lead vocalist for METAL CHURCH and cemented his name even further in TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA. Along with three solo albums and a new release w...
July 13, 2022
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You Can Spend A Week With GEOFF TATE In Montana 'Checking Out Ghost Towns And Swimming In An Alpine Lake'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate is offering you an opportunity to accompany him on an eight-day "Ghost Towns And Guitars" tour through Montana in July 2023. Tate's Backstage Pass Travel company, whose mission is "to bring a different experience of travel," has announced all the details of the...
July 11, 2022
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Ex-IRON MAIDEN Singer PAUL DI'ANNO Reconnects With KISS After 42 Years

Former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno met the members of KISS for the first time in 42 years this past Saturday night (July 9) when the legendary rockers performed in Zagreb, Croatia as part of their "End Of The Road" farewell tour. Di'Anno, who has been receiving physiotherapy and lymphatic draina...
July 11, 2022
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GEOFF TATE Is 'Feeling So Much Better Each Day' After Undergoing Heart Procedure

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate says that he is "feeling so much better each day" after recently undergoing an unspecified heart procedure. On Sunday (July 3),Tate took to his Facebook page to share a photo of him with Dr. Sami Kueri from the department of cardiovascular surgery at the Univers...
July 5, 2022
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QUEENSRŸCHE's TODD LA TORRE Says He Got Death Threats From 'Wackos' Who Objected To Him Fronting The Band

In a new interview with the "Metal From The Inside" podcast, current QUEENSRŸCHE vocalist Todd La Torre spoke about the criticism he and his bandmates have faced in the decade since he stepped into the group as the replacement for original frontman Geoff Tate. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH...
June 29, 2022
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ASIA Feat. Original Members CARL PALMER And GEOFF DOWNES: 40th-Anniversary U.S. Tour Rescheduled For 2023

ASIA, one of the greatest and best-loved supergroups to emerge during the 1980s, will embark on an extensive U.S. tour in March 2023 to promote the 40th anniversary of its multi-platinum debut album and the new "Asia In Asia" box set. The tour, which had originally been set for August 2022 as a co-b...
June 29, 2022