On Episode 54 of the Metal From The Inside, Sydney is joined by Queensrÿche frontman Todd La Torre! In this conversation, the pair discuss the band’s most recent tour with heavy metal giants Judas Priest, how Todd handles fans’ comparison to the original Queensrÿche line-up after a decade in the band, the lack of unique sounding artists in today’s hard rock and heavy metal scene, and much more. (more…)

Believe or not this is the first Queensryche studio album I have reviewed. This seems strange to me because I have been a fan of Queensryche since 1984 and writing for Metal-Rules.com since 2001, which covers seven or eight albums worth of Queensryche studio releases. However, for a big chunk of that time, I was not a big fan of what the band was doing for about 20 years from 1994 to 2013. The old saying goes, if you don’t have anything nice to say…. and besides other staff members were willing to cover those albums so all is well. (more…)

June 14, 2006. Last time Queensryche played in our country. It has been many years and – finally – those who did not have the luxury of enjoying the supercar outside of Greece will be able to do so for two nights. An interview currently works refreshingly. Refreshes the whole affair, offers a pleasant reading time and intrigues for the concerts to follow. On the opposite side of our phone line is the singer – and in charge of the drums on the new album “The Verdict”- Todd La Torre. Gentle, humorous and very honest, (more…)