With over 100 episodes of ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’ it’s hard to imagine there’s many artists left to scratch off our lists, but believe us, we’re nowhere near finished! When Queensryche guitarist Michael Wilton and bassist Eddie Jackson swung by our studio, we had the chance to clear up some history regarding one of prog’s greatest acts. (more…)

Unlike the classic story of the Phoenix in Greek mythology, there doesn’t always have to be a death, or an ending, in order for a rebirth to take place. Sometimes it’s a sort of reconstruction or modernization that unfolds—an evolution if you will—that allows for renewal to happen, and such is the case with progressive metallers, Queensrÿche, who are still—more than three decades after their formation—operating at peak performance.  (more…)

Exclusive backstage interview by Paul Jerome of The Thursday Rockshow on Forest FM with guitarist and songwriter Michael’Whip’ Wilton, founding member of QUEENSRYCHE at their August 2016 show in Wolverhampton UK. Includes chat about the early days, classic albums, recent upheavals, and re-emergence of a revitalised band with new singer Todd La Torre. Plus loads of classic tracks, Michael’s choices, plus extensive playing of current album ‘Condition Human’. (more…)

Saturday night progressive rock powerhouse Queensryche electrified the sold-out crowd at Baltimore Soundstage with another phenomenal show. This talented group of musicians continually exhilarates fans and newcomers alike with their engaging performances. Prior to the concert, guitarist Parker Lundgren graciously invited AXS out to the tour bus for a chat. (more…)

Speaking about the influence and subject matter for the clip, QUEENSRŸCHE vocalist Todd La Torre said: “‘Hellfire’ is a depiction primarily based on the tragic events surrounding the Malaysian airline flight MH17. Despite the storyline’s foundation, the lyrical and visual narrative transcends into other pertinent, global subject matters. Civil unrest, guerrilla warfare, media propaganda, and social inequalities are just some examples of the multifaceted issues marbled throughout ‘Hellfire’. A poignant illustration of an unfortunate yet timeless reality.” (more…)