The Return Of QUEENSRŸCHE - Photo/Video Gallery Available
February 14, 2013, 3 years ago
QUEENSRŸCHE - featuring new vocalist Todd La Torre (in place of original singer Geoff Tate) - have issued a video clip entitled The Return Of Queensrÿche. It is essentially a photo/video gallery documenting the band's activities since La Torre came on board in June 2012. Check it out below:
The news came as a shock to some while others shruggged it off saying "It's about time..," but BW&BK; was informed directly on February 7th that after approximately three years as the frontman for Florida-based progressive metal band CRIMSON GLORY, vocalist Todd La Torre had officially resigned.
La Torre was introduced to Crimson Glory by Matt La Porte (JON OLIVA'S PAIN / CIRCLE II CIRCLE), becoming an official member in 2010. He helped to ignite and give new life to the legendary band that had been on hiatus for nearly ten years, and mourning the loss of original vocalist Midnight. Crimson Glory emerged back into the world arena metal scene with very high praise and acceptance. La Torre toured as the new voice of Crimson Glory throughout Europe in celebration of the band’s 25th Anniversary with great success. Talk of a new album was highly anticipated and the band appeared to be firing on all cylinders."We were writing the new album and things were looking good, says La Torre. "We had interest from two major European labels, which was very promising. I was very honored and proud that we were on the rise, and the fans were embracing all that we were doing. We had wonderful momentum and we were working within an important window of time within which the new record should have been recorded and released to have the most impact given the bands resurgence. Unfortunately, the record never materialized despite my best efforts."
"Crimson Glory was the catalyst that exposed me to the world as an undiscovered vocalist, and I am very thankful to them. Special thanks also to the amazing fans for their acceptance and support of not only Crimson Glory, but their continued support to me as an artist. Lastly, I sincerely wish my friends in Crimson Glory the absolute very best, both personally and professionally."
For information and updates on La Torre and Queensrÿche, check out the following sites:
Live photos provided by Todd La Torre