The departure of chief songwriter/co-guitarist/co-founding member Chris DeGarmo following the 1997 release of Hear in the Now Frontier was undoubtedly a major blow to Queensrÿche. Previous to the band’s latest slab of metal, The Verdict, Queensrÿche had continued to release a dozen albums, all of them paling in comparison to any of the DeGarmo-period records. The subsequent albums to Now […]
Queensrÿche issued their 15th album, The Verdict, on March 1. It should be no surprise to stalwart fans that the group continues to evolve more than 35 years into its career. The music, always dynamic, remains so on this new set, the first in the group’s career not to feature drummer Scott Rockenfield. Instead, the group recorded […]
Michael Wilton of QUEENSRYCHE talks with HardRockCore about making the new album, The Verdict, and the challenges of modern day technology and compatibility, discusses the current tour with FATES WARNING with many sold out shows, and also gives advice to younger musicians.
It’s a cold, wet day in Seattle (what else is new?) when Guitar Player catches up with Queensrÿche’s Michael Wilton. Despite the nasty weather, the guitarist is enjoying some much-needed time at home before his band heads out on the road for a North American tour in support of its new, and 15th, studio album, The Verdict (Century Media […]
Queensrÿche are back with their latest album The Verdict and have something to say. The band are very proud of the work they have created with their latest album. Eddie Jackson sits down with Loud Hailer to talk about the brand new record and how the band came together as one to make each song special. He also […]
Queensryche…What can I say about a band that has been in the industry for over 38 years..Yes, you heard right..38 freaking years!!! Do all of us early Rychers fans feel old now!! Being around that long just is evidence that the band is doing something right, and they still kick ass live…and they are cranking […]
Having released a slew of albums throughout their nearly forty years of existence, the band recently released The Verdict, further cementing their legacy as one of the most powerful heavy metal acts of all time. This is no small feat, as this kind of longevity for a band is a rare commodity. “The uniqueness of […]