OPERATION: MINDCRIME Debut New Single "Left For Dead" –The Metal Voice

July 28, 2016


Frontiers Music srl has released the first single, "Left For Dead" from the upcoming new album from Operation: Mindcrime, RESURRECTION. Get a first listen HERE. 


"Resurrection", the new album from Operation: Mindcrime, the brainchild of legendary vocalist Geoff Tate, is set for a worldwide release on September 23, 2016.  The album is available for pre-order on Amazon, iTunes andGoogle Play. Digital pre-orders come with an instant download of " Left For Dead".  The song can also be streamed via Spotify and Apple Music.


"Resurrection" is the second part of a musical trilogy from iconic metal vocalist Geoff Tate, following one year after the release of the debut album, "The Key" in September 2015. Operation: Mindcrime continues in the spirit of the historic album of the same name, spawning concepts as grand as the music, and intertwining the intensity of the former Queensryche vocalist's iconic past with the provocative, progressive mindset that has made him one of music's most resolute forces and frontmen.


"The album "Resurrection" is the second part of our three album presentation or trilogy.  It continues the story that began on the first album"The Key" with the near death experience of the lead character known as "H" and his subsequent recovery of the missing encryption key. With the Key finally in his possession, "H" has everything he needs to finally launch his long awaited project called "The New Reality". Or does he...," explains Geoff Tate.


Tate continued, "I'm excited for people to hear and experience"Resurrection" because I think it answers some of the questions that were posed in the first album, "The Key".  Musically, it offers some of the most diverse and challenging material that I've ever written."


Geoff Tate has sold more than 25 million records at the helm of Queensryche, the band he fronted for 30 years from their inception through 2012, earning three Grammy nominations, five MTV Music Video Award nominations, and one MTV Music Video Award along the way. The landmark concept albumOperation: Mindcrime thrust Tate's unique social consciousness, style and expertly crafted lyrics into the national spotlight in 1988, and was followed byEmpire in 1990, the album that delivered Queensryche to arena-headlining status and sold more than three million albums on the back of hit singles and radio staples "Silent Lucidity" and "Jet City Woman." By the time the band released Promised Land in 1994, Geoff Tate was universally acknowledged as one of the greatest frontmen in rock and metal, and a driving force behind one of the most innovative bands in mainstream music. From Mindcrime andPromised Land through 2009's overlooked gem American Soldier - Tate's ambitious concept album that explores the consequences of war as told through the voices of veterans - Tate's 13-album tenure with Queensryche was marked by exploration, intrigue, bold risks and gratifying results.


"Resurrection" Track Listing:

1. Resurrection

2. When All Falls Away

3. A Moment In Time

4. Through the Noize

5. Left For Dead

6. Miles Away

7. Healing My Wounds

8. The Fight

9. Taking On The World (Feature Tim "Ripper" Owens and Blaze Bailey)

10. Invincible

11. A Smear Campaign

12. Which Side You're On

13. Into The Hands Of The World

14. Live From My Machine


Musicians Featured On "Resurrection" Include:

Geoff Tate - Vocals, Keyboards, Saxophone

Kelly Gray - Guitars, Bass, Vocals

Scott Moughton - Guitars, Keyboards

Randy Gane - Keyboards

Dave Ellefson - Bass

John Moyer - Bass

Simon Wright - Drums

Scott Mercado - Drums

Brian Tichy - Drums

Tim "Ripper" Owens - Vocals

Blaze Bayley - Vocals

Mark Daily - Vocals

Nick Greatrex - Guitars


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