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…)

(Bellevue, Washington – September 23, 2019) – Rock icons Queensrÿche are proud to announce “The Verdict” 2020 Headline Tour today! The band will be joined by special guests John 5 and Eve To Adam starting on January 17th in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and wrapping up on February 27th in Orlando, Florida. For more information on upcoming tour dates and to purchase tickets, or VIP packages, please visit our website tour page here: http://www.queensrycheofficial.com/tour-dates

“Hey Rychers, we are hitting the road in January 2020 with John 5 and Eve to Adam! Come see this entertaining extravaganza in your city!” states Michael “Whip” Wilton about their upcoming U.S. tour.

The band has been touring nonstop in support of THE VERDICT, which was released in the spring of 2019 via Century Media and debuted in the top 10 around the world, such as: #6 on Germany’s Album Chart, #4 on the UK’s Rock Chart, #8 on Sweden’s Physical Album Charts, #9 on France’s Physical Album Chart, #4 on USA’s Hard Music Chart, #8 on USA’s Rock Chart, #14 on USA’s Top Current Chart and #16 on USA’s Billboard Top Albums.

Before hitting the road for their 2020 U.S. Headline Tour, Queensrÿche will be in Europe for a handful of headlining dates with their special guests Firewind.

All upcoming tour dates are listed below.

Purchase and stream THE VERDICT here: https://queensryche.lnk.to/TheVerdict/cmstoreus

QUEENSRŸCHE “THE VERDICT TOUR” w/Firewind
November 15 – Thessaloniki, Greece – Fix Factory Of Sound
November 16 – Athens, Greece – Fuzz Club
November 19 – Krakow, Poland – Kwadrat
November 21 – Telfs, Austria – RathausSaal Telfs
November 23 – Stockholm, Sweden – Fryshuset Klubben
November 24 – Gothenburg, Sweden – Tradgarn
November 25 – Oslo, Norway – Tradgarn
November 26 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Pumpehuset
December 4 – Mannheim, Germany – MS Connexion
December 5 – Dornbirn, Austria – Conrad Sohm
December 6 – Geiselwind, Germany – Christmas Bash
December 7 – Oberhausen, Germany – Ruhrpott Metal Meeting
* FIREWIND do not appear

w/John 5
January 17 – Ft Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room
January 18 – St Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
January 19 – Jacksonville, FL – Florida Theatre
January 23 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
January 24 – San Antonio, TX – Aztec Theater
January 25 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues
January 28 – Phoenix, AZ – Marquee
January 29 – San Diego, CA – Music Box
January 30 – Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
January 31 – San Francisco, CA – Slims
February 4 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
February 5 – Seattle, WA – Neptune
February 7 – Denver, CO – Ogden
February 8 – Kansas City, MO – Knuckleheads*
February 9 – St Louis, MO – Delmar*
February 12 – Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe
February 13 – Detroit, MI – St Andrew’s Hall*
February 14 – Pittsburgh, PA – Roxian Theatre
February 15 – Sayerville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
February 16 – Boston, MA – Big Night
February 19 – Glensdale, PA Keswick Theatre
February 20 – Baltimore, MD Baltimore Sound Stage*
February 21 – North Myrtle Beach, SC – House of Blues
February 22 – Charlotte, NC – The Underground*
February 26 – Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theater*
February 27 – Orlando. FL – Plaza Live
*without John 5