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With its over-the-top musicianship and grandiose imagery, few genres are better suited to a good concept album than heavy metal. Here are ten of the best, spanning from the 80s and 90s to the present day. 1. Emperor – ‘Prometheus: The Discipline of Fire & Demise’ (2001) Emperor’s final album was also their more far-reaching, […]
This week sees new shit from Children of Bodom, Deafheaven, Trivium, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as many times as […]
Talk about a good thing getting better. Queensrÿche’s self-titled 2013 album introduced Todd La Torre as a top-notch operatic replacement for longtime vocalist Geoff Tate, who split acrimoniously with the band the year before. And the prog-metal act’s new 12-track release evokes the classic ’80s and early-’90s ’rÿche even more successfully, blending power and paranoia […]
Queensryche’s Todd La Torre (vocals) and Michael Wilton (guitar) dropped by the Revolver HQ to chat about their new album, ‘Condition Human,’ upcoming tour plans, La Torre being “the new guy,” and much more. Check out the interview below!
Progressive-metal veterans Queensrÿche have teamed with Revolver to premiere their epic new music video “Ad Lucem,” which features four tracks–“Spore,” “A World Without,” “Midnight Lullaby,” and “X2”–from their self-titled 2013 album. Vocalist Todd La Torre comments, “Queensrÿche’s ‘Ad Lucem’ confronts ethical boundaries, personal struggles, self perseverance, and dynamics of the human condition.” Queensrÿche is available […]
Queensrÿche have released a new music video for “Redemption,” a track from the band’s self-titled 2013 album, which was released this summer. Queensrÿche is the band’s first album with new frontman Todd La Torre. Its release follows last year’s dramatic departure of Geoff Tate. The situation has kept both parties embroiled in legal action — […]
In this week’s Album of the Week poll, you, the fans, voted Queensryche to the top spot, for their album Queensryche. Check out the top five vote-getters below: 1. Queensryche – Queensryche 2. Extol – Extol 3. Orphaned Land – All Is One 4. Abnormal Thought Patterns – Manipulation Under Anesthesia 5. Wolves Like Us – […]
Any longtime Queensrÿche fan would probably agree that the band’s music lost much of its grandeur when key songwriter and co-guitarist Chris DeGarmo quit the band after Hear in the Now Frontier in 1997. Since then, vocalist Geoff Tate took more control than ever, and subsequent releases sounded more like Tate solo projects than bona […]
This week sees new shit from Amon Amarth, August Burns Red, Palms and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as many times […]