When you think of Heavy Metal, there have been few bands as successful and innovative as Queensrÿche ! With over 20 million albums sold, Billboard hit album after Billboard hit album, they have managed to continue to stay relevant through an ever changing Rock environment. Geoff Tate, the voice of the band, and considered one of Rock’s purest voices (Tate is ranked fourteenth on Hit Parader’s list of the 100 Greatest Metal Vocalists of All Time. He was voted #2 on That Metal Show‘s top 5 metal vocalists of all time. He was also voted the #1 greatest metal singer of all time by Ragerecords.net), has been the driving force of the band’s incredible success and continued evolution, and continues to share his artistic genius with the world, both as Queensrÿche ‘s lead singer, but also as a solo artist while on tour around the country playing an acoustic performance that has sold out shows and showcased music Geoof created on his incredible solo album “Geoff Tate”. The fan reaction to the tour has been incredible, and it looks like there is no slowing down for one of Rock’s long lasting Icons..
Here “The King Of Kamelot” sits down with the incredible Geoff Tate at the Highline Ballroom in NYC to talk about his incredible success as the lead singer of one of Heavy Metal’s great bands Queensrÿche , what it’s like stepping away from the band and recording and performing as a solo artist, what fans can expect in the Acoustic performance on his tour, his LOVE for wines, whether or not the band is in the studio working on a new album, some of his favorite moments in his brilliant career, how he and Queensrÿche have managed to stay so relevant over the years, and sooo much more!! Check out Geoff’s website for more info on where his tour will be stopping, his solo album, and of course check out his wine creation! He was such a great and humble guy, and it was such a pleasure to share this time with him.. Enjoy Kade Nation!!