Geoff Tate signs solo deal

Geoff Tate, the legendary Queensrÿche frontman and one of the most acclaimed vocalists in the history of prog, rock and heavy metal, has signed a worldwide recording contract with InsideOut Music.

Geoff Tate “I’m very excited to join forces with InsideOut Music,” says Tate of his multi-album deal. “They are very committed to progressive music and care deeply for their artists, working together with them to bring music lovers worldwide some of the most compelling rock music available.”

“Obviously, we at the label have been fans of Geoff for a long time,” says InsideOut Music founder Thomas Waber. “We are looking forward to working with such a renowned musician. Welcome to the InsideOut Music family!”

Geoff Tate is currently finishing production on his first InsideOut Music release. The album is planned for release this fall, with details to be announced in the coming weeks.

When asked about the sound of his new solo album, Tate told AnthologySD.com, “Well, it’s very different from my last one, for sure. It’s a new bunch of people I’ve been working with to write and record it, so that changes things. When you’re working with different people, it really changes the record. This one is really hard rock. The last one was really all over the place with different styles of music and everything, but this one really keeps with the hard rock style. It does it in kind of a different way — more of my way or what I would envision. I guess it’s experimental in some ways, while in others it’s very traditional. What I tried to do was take traditional rock instrumentation and apply it in kind of a different song structure. That’s what I would best describe it as.”

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