Queensrÿche – The Verdict (March 1, 2019)

Queensrÿche plans to introduce its sixteenth (!) album, The Verdict, to the world on March 1, 2019, representatives announced today. Century Media will release this newest work which is “the most metal and the most progressive record we have made in a long time” according to guitarist Michael Wilton.

The band’s forthcoming release was produced, mixed, and mastered by Zeuss (Rob Zombie, Iced Earth, Hatebreed) at Uberbeatz in Lynwood, WA, Planet-Z in Wilbraham, MA, and Watershed Studio in Seattle, WA. “I’m extremely proud of what we were able to accomplish on this record,” states Queensrÿche vocalist Todd La Torre about The Verdict. “The relentless dedication and hard work of everyone involved has been very rewarding. I am excited and looking forward to it no longer just belonging to us, but belonging to the world. We hope you all enjoy listening to it as much as we enjoyed making it!”

To support the album Queensrÿche will tour the US this spring with special guests Fates Warning; The Cringe will join the bill on select dates. The tour will kick off on March second in Orlando, making stops in major markets such as New York, Atlanta, Chicago, and Los Angeles, and will wrap on April third in Seattle.

Queensrÿche Headline Tour Dates
March 2 – Orlando, FL – The Plaza Live
March 3 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room
March 5 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
March 7 – Baltimore – Sound Stage*
March 8 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun^
March 9 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza*
March 10 – Worcester, MA – Palladium*
March 12 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogarts
March 13 – Detroit, MI – Diesel
March 14 – Chicago, IL – Concord
March 15 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
March 16 – Medina, MN – Medina Entertainment Center
March 17 – Davenport, IA – Rhythm City Casino Resort^
March 20 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues
March 21 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
March 22 – San Antonio, TX – Aztec
March 23 – Albuquerque, NM – El Rey
March 26 – Tempe, AZ – The Marquee
March 27 – San Diego – Observatory
March 28 – Los Angeles, CA- Fonda
March 29 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
March 30 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
April 2 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
April 3 – Seattle, WA – Neptune
*w/ support from The Cringe
^Queensrÿche only

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5 thoughts on “Queensrÿche – The Verdict (March 1, 2019)”

  1. “the most metal and the most progressive record we have made in a long time”

    Translation: We’ll try fan service and fail.

  2. T. Desecration says:

    I’ve never listened to any Queensryche post-Promised Land, with the exception of the Operation: Mindcrime sequel once years ago in high school which iirc was the aural equivalent of liquid diarrhea. I’m assuming I haven’t missed out on anything.

  3. JP says:

    “The Cringe will join the bill on select dates.”

  4. So they got rid of fat alcoholic Geoff Tate so they could “make the music they really want to make”, and… they spend the last two albums doing pretty ‘lite’ grandpa rock. Huh???? Are they going to try to do something at least a little bit ambitious this time?

    1. T. Desecration says:

      Fat, alcoholic, and do not of be forgotten also allegedly “African American from the waste down”!!!!!

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