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Geoff Tate

Born Jan 14, 1959

Geoff Tate is an American singer and musician, who rose to fame in the 1980s with the progressive metal band, Queensrÿche. Tate is ranked fourteenth on Hit Parader's list of the 100 Greatest Metal Vocalists of All Time. He was voted #2 on That Metal Show's top 5 metal vocalists of all time. He was also voted the #1 greatest metal singer of all time by ragerecords. net… Read More

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  • Podcast Review: Doug Loves Movies
    Huffington Post - Jan 08, 2016
  • Book Excerpt: In Defence Of Ce Os
    Financial Post - Jan 29, 2013
  • Geoff Tate Wants To Tell You About Himself
    The Portland Mercury - Oct 05, 2012
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    Former Queensryche Singer Names New Supergroup
    3 News - Sep 02, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Geoff Tate.


1959 Birth Born on January 14, 1959.


1981 22 Years Old He joined Queensrÿche (then called The Mob) in 1981. The band already had a full demo of songs, but there was one still left without lyrics, and "The Lady Wore Black" became Geoff's first penned song with the band. In 1983 the band released their self-produced debut EP Queensrÿche.


2002 43 Years Old In 2002, Tate released a solo album on Sanctuary Records. … Read More


2010 51 Years Old Tate is also a noted wine enthusiast, giving several interviews to the magazine Wine Spectator. He also launched his own brand of wine in 2010.
2011 52 Years Old Court testimony eventually revealed that the rest of Queensryche fired Geoff Tate's family was due to misuse of the band's corporate accounts to pay expenses for an Irish band Susan Tate was managing called the Voodoos who did not have legal work visas to be in the United States and were also opening up for Queensryche during the 2011 U.S. tour http://www.blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=176587. … Read More
On April 14, 2012 immediately prior to a show at HSBC in São Paulo, Brazil, Tate threw several punches and physically assaulted http://www.blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=176573 and spit http://www.blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=176623 on Scott Rockenfield and Michael Wilton in an act of retaliation stemming from a pre-show argument on the firing of Susan Tate as band manager and his daughter Miranda from running the Queensryche fan club http://www.blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=176587. … Read More
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