QUEENSRŸCHE's Appearance On WHYY's On Tour Program To Air Thursday; Preview Videos Streaming

May 4, 2016, 4 years ago

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QUEENSRŸCHE's Appearance On WHYY's On Tour Program To Air Thursday; Preview Videos Streaming

Queensrÿche are featured on the WHYY's On Tour program, set to air tomorrow (Thursday, May 5th) at 10 PM. A repeat of the program will  air on Sunday, May 8th at 12 noon.

Says WHYY: “Queensrÿche is an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 in Bellevue, Washington, selling over 20 million albums worldwide, The band received worldwide acclaim after the release of their 1988 album Operation: Mindcrime, which is often considered one of the greatest concept albums of all time. In this episode, we will explore the musicality of their energized multimedia stage shows while unveiling the artists behind the concept metal.”

Check out some preview clips below. More info at this location.

Queensrÿche recently checked in with the following announcement: "Australia! You've been patiently waiting and we are finally heading down under to see you!”

This will be the band's return to Australia for the first time in almost a decade, and their first appearance down under with singer Todd La Torre.

Dates are as follows:

Queensrÿche are coming back to Europe to promote their latest effort Condition Hüman, which was released worldwide by Century Media Records on October 2nd, 2015. The album entered the German charts at #26 (highest German chart entry since 1999), #27 in the Billboard Top 200 surpassing the first week SoundScans of 2013’s self-titled record and #77 in the UK album charts (highest UK chart entry since 1997). A clear sign that the band is back in full glory.

LaTorre comments: “We are very much looking forward to returning back to Europe! The European rock and metal fans are perhaps some of the most passionate music lovers on the globe! We thank you all for your support and warm welcome each and every time we travel to Europe. Please join us for a memorable evening of music ranging from the obscure classics, well-known hits, and new material from our latest release Condition Human! See you soon!!”

Founding member Michael Wilton (guitar) adds: “Queensrÿche is excited to return to Europe! The legacy of the band is continuing with anticipated festivals, cruises and rock venues. Come out and support the Ryche and live music!”

Tour dates:

August
19 - Summer Breeze - Dinkelsbuhle, Germany
21 - Z7 - Pratteln, Switzerland
22 - The Garage - Saarbrucken, Germany
23 - Colosaal - Aschaffenburg, Germany
24 - Zakk - Dusseldorf, Germany
26 - Robin 2 - Bilston, UK
27 - Corporation - Sheffield, UK
28 - Islington Academy - London, UK
29 - Boerderij - Zoetermeer, Netherlands
30 - Markthalle - Hamburg, Germany

September
1 - Fryshuset Klubben - Stockholm, Sweden
2 - Train - Aarhus, Denmark
3 - City Rock Festival - Leeuwarden, Netherlands
5 - Wacken Full Metal Cruise - Oslo, Norway
7 - Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark



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