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Old 06-21-2012, 09:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Breaking The Law View Post
Couldn't agree more. I thought they did a great job of mixing up the set from tour to tour, and thought they brought it live everytime. Got to meet them once back in '99 and thought they were very down to Earth. I liked Q2K and Now Frontier, and enjoyed both tours.
Listening to Rising West boots and they do sound very good, but I also agree that this news is a bit sad for me as well.
I agree. I generally liked how they'd alternate from no real live show (just get on stage, and play) to something a bit different (Mindcrime tour) - it doesn't always work, like with Cabaret, but I appreciated their willingness to change it up.

Originally Posted by SomewhereInTime72 View Post
I'm with ECW but I also love The Warning. They... WERE a great band in terms of new material, and were still a great live band last I saw them (admittedly a while ago now). Kind of sad... I'm not sure I'm interested in a QR without Geoff, even if he was a big factor in their decline. It's kind of sad to see that a band I consider to be "top 5" material for me based solely on their older work has come to this point.
I like The Warning a lot too, it just never quite did it as much for me as the other albums

Yeah, Rising West sounded good in the bootlegs, but it seems like without DeGarmo or Tate - even if he was responsible for a good portion of the general decline - it just won't be Queensryche.

In a way, I wish they'd just call the new band Rising West or whatever else and just retire the Queensryche name.
Old 07-10-2012, 05:35 PM
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So for anyone interested in exploring this split further, Geoff has filed a lawsuit against the other guys in an attempt to stop them from using the name.

You can check out everyone's take on Queensryche's recent history (including the Brazil thing, looks like no knife was involved in that after all) in these legal declarations.

There's some pretty crazy stuff in there- Queensryche was being Spinal Tapped for a while by being managed (and ran into the ground) by Geoff's wife, Michael Wilton and Eddie Jackson had some parts rerecorded by other musicians on Operation Mindcrime 2, and Geoff tried to make an Operation Mindcrime movie and keep the income to himself among a whole pile of other crap.

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Old 07-10-2012, 06:35 PM
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Queensryche of Fire would be a great name.
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Old 07-11-2012, 07:29 AM
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This looks interesting.

QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist: GEOFF TATE Spat In My Face, Punched Me And Called Me A 'Pussy'
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Old 07-11-2012, 07:44 AM
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Originally Posted by DementedX14 View Post
Ergh, too long...

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Old 07-11-2012, 08:16 AM
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Queensryche sucks.
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Old 07-11-2012, 09:56 AM
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Originally Posted by MPF View Post
Queensryche of Fire would be a great name.
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Old 07-26-2012, 05:35 PM
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They have an all new website coming soon: http://queensrycheofficial.com/home.cfm Which means that Geoff and his wife must still have the rights to the original site which has been down for maintenance for quite a few days now.
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Old 07-26-2012, 08:31 PM
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Michael Wilton is a really cool guy and that story depresses me.
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:45 PM
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Originally Posted by IrritatedTrout View Post

Queensryche sucks.
What is wrong with you?
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