CINCINNATI, Ohio (WOUB) – Seattle’s Queensrÿche has been a key force in taking the classic metal sound of bands like Iron Maiden and Judas Priest and pushing it to its musical and conceptual limits, focusing on virtuosic guitar work, soaring melodies and high concept lyricism.

Since 1982, the band has released 16 studio albums, including 1988’s iconic Operation: Mindcrime and 1990’s Empire. (more…)

George Dionne interviews QUEENSRŸCHE vocalist TODD LA TORRE for KNAC.COM. La Torre discusses the band’s latest album Digital Noise Alliance, recording the album the old fashioned way, trusting in producer ‘Zuess’ for a 3rd time, touring with JUDAS PRIEST, their upcoming headlining tour, sensational rock news headlines, if there’s going to be another La Torre solo album, and much, much more. (more…)

“Digital Noise Alliance”, the new offering from Queensrÿche, will be released on October 07th via Century Media. Produced by Chris “Zeuss” Harris, who was also at the helm on the band’s two previous albums, “Condition Hüman” and “The Verdict”, it contains eleven tracks of original material, and some editions will also feature a cover of Billy Idol’s “Rebel Yell”. (more…)