What happened to Geoff Tate and Queensrÿche?
Tate and the band announced April 28 that a settlement had been reached after a nearly two-year legal battle where Tate sued for the Queensrÿche name after being fired in 2012. Former bandmates Michael Wilton, Scott Rockenfield and Eddie Jackson responded with a countersuit.
Will Queensrÿche ever get back together?
“I’m honestly not really expecting that to happen, basically because we’ve been offered just obscene amounts of money to get back together and do one tour. One tour and we’d never have to tour again. And a couple of people in the band turned it down, they’re not interested in doing it.
Are there any original members in Queensrÿche?
The original lineup consisted of guitarists Michael Wilton and Chris DeGarmo, drummer Scott Rockenfield, bassist Eddie Jackson, and lead vocalist Geoff Tate….
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What band is Geoff Tate in now?
Queensrÿche1982 – 2012
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Why did Geoff Tate and Queensrÿche Split?
We spoke with Tate about his difficult final days in Queensryche, the business disagreements that drove them apart, their backstage fight in Brazil, the upcoming lawsuit over the name rights and his future plans as a solo artist.
Who is the new lead singer for Queensrÿche?
He is the lead singer for progressive metal band Queensrÿche, and a former lead vocalist of the bands Crimson Glory and Rising West. Originally from St. Petersburg, Florida, he learned to play the drums at a young age….
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Is Todd La Torre married?
Though La Torre keeps his personal life mostly private, he has revealed that he is married and his wife is from Greece.
Is Geoff Tate touring with Queensrÿche 2021?
Former Queensryche frontman Geoff Tate scored a top 21 story from April 2021 after he shared in an interview that he has no interest in reuniting with his former band, not even for a lucrative final tour together.
Who is still in Queensryche?
Guitarist Michael Wilton and bassist Eddie Jackson are the sole remaining original members of QUEENSRŸCHE, which has released three albums thus far with La Torre — 2013’s “Queensrÿche”, 2015’s “Condition Hüman” and 2019’s “The Verdict”.
Who owns the name Queensryche?
QUEENSRŸCHE recently reached a settlement in their dispute over the ownership of the QUEENSRŸCHE name and brand. Century Media has announced that Eddie Jackson, Scott Rockenfield and Michael Wilton have successfully agreed to purchase Geoff Tate’s portion of the QUEENSRŸCHE name.
How many original members are still in Queensryche?
The current QUEENSRŸCHE lineup features two original members, bassist Eddie Jackson and Wilton, along with La Torre and guitarist Parker Lundgren.
Why did Geoff Tate leave the band Queensrÿche?
Tate was ultimately kicked out of the band because of, per a press release, “creative differences.” “To have creative differences,” Tate told Rolling Stone, “you have to have two entities or more offering up creative ideas. And that just wasn’t the case. Queensryche has always been my idea.”
What nationality is Todd La Torre?
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What happened to Tate from Queensryche?
We spoke with Tate about his difficult final days in Queensryche, the business disagreements that drove them apart, their backstage fight in Brazil, the upcoming lawsuit over the name rights and his future plans as a solo artist. When exactly did the tensions within Queensryche first surface?
What’s up with Queensryche and the other guys?
The other guys have very little input in what Queensryche does. They just sort of show up and play shows and collect a paycheck. But two of the guys are going through some personal issues. It’s not really my place to comment or talk about. I think those personal issues probably have a lot to do with the way they’re acting right now.
Is Queensryche doing everything the wrong way?
Definitely. It’s a situation where, in my opinion, they’re doing everything the wrong way. If there was a dispute over who is in the band, or who owns the band name, I think that stuff should all be worked out before they try to book gigs with the name Queensryche.
Will Queensryche be able to play dates before the legal situation is resolved?
So it’s all going to the legal system now to sort out who is what, and who owns what, and that stuff. Are they gonna be able to play dates as Queensryche before this is resolved? Well, they shouldn’t. Definitely. It’s a situation where, in my opinion, they’re doing everything the wrong way.