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 The Mob again called on Tate in 1981, this time to record a demo tape, which he accepted, convincing his bandmates in Myth that getting professional recording experience would benefit all of them in the future. … Read More
1988 29 Years Old With Queensrÿche, Tate had great successes, especially with the concept album Operation: Mindcrime, which was released in 1988, and 1990's Empire. … Read More


1990 31 Years Old Tate's first wife was named Sandy. Tate was married to Sue (Suzanne) from 1990 until 1996. … Read More
1996 37 Years Old In 1996, he married his current wife, Susan. … Read More


2008 49 Years Old …  Guitarist Parker Lundgren joined the band of Tate's solo project in the summer of 2008, while dating Miranda.


2009 50 Years Old In February 2009 he joined Queensrÿche, and on 18 July married Miranda, but they divorced about half a year later. … Read More
2011 52 Years Old In 2011, Miranda gave Geoff his first grandchild, giving birth to Riot Danger.
Tate attracted negative attention for spitting on and physically assaulting Wilton and Rockenfield before and during a show in São Paulo, Brazil, on April 14, 2012. … Read More
2013 54 Years Old 1 More Event
…  On January 25, 2013, his replacement was announced to be guitarist Robert Sarzo, while Blotzer was also replaced on drums by Simon Wright, who has remained since. … Read More
2014 55 Years Old 1 More Event
Until Tate lost the brand Queensrÿche in April 2014 to the other band members, they were promoted by their booking agent under the name "Queensrÿche Starring Geoff Tate the Original Voice".
2015 56 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2015, he placed ninth on OC Weekly's list of the 10 Best High-Pitched Metal Singers. … Read More
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