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BREAKING NEWS: Frontiers Music Srl is excited to announce the release of an exciting new project featuring legendary former Queensrÿche and current Operation: Mindcrime singer Geoff Tate (Official) on lead vocals, entitled Sweet Oblivion Band on June 14th. The first single and video from the album, "True Colors" is out today and can be watched HERE: 

 

Pre-order the album and stream "True Colors" HERE: http://radi.al/SweetOblivion

Sweet Oblivion sees Tate teaming up with a stellar cast of Italian musicians led by Simone Mularoni, the mastermind of prog metal masters DGM. Musically, this album marks a return to the more melodic metal style for Tate and showcases a fine collection of songs highlighting the great talents of Mularoni and his cast of musicians.

Geoff Tate says, "I was approached by Frontiers to do this record and am pleased I took this chance. It’s an album filled with fun and I believe a lot of the fans who dig the old Queensryche sound will enjoy this one!”

Simone Mularoni adds, "I grew up listening to the '70s and '80s rock and metal bands and, of course, Queensryche's classic albums are among my favorites ever. Having the opportunity and luck of working together with a musical giant like Geoff Tate has been a real blessing on both the human and the artistic side. I asked a few amazing musicians and friends to help me out and together we delivered a bunch of classic heavy rock songs in which I tried to fuse a more contemporary approach with a classic Queensryche vibe… the performances are amazing!”

The opening track and first video “True Colors” sets the pace for the entire release and shows what the listeners can expect from this record. Excellent musicianship and a sound that harkens back to the massive melodies and hooks of classic albums like “Empire,” “Rage For Order”, and “Operation:Mindcrime”. Enjoy!

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"Sweet Oblivion" tracklisting:
True Colors
Sweet Oblivion
Behind Your Eyes
Hide Away
My Last Story
A Recess From My Fate
Transition
Disconnect
The Deceiver
Seek The Light
Produced by: Simone Mularoni

Geoff Tate - Vocals
Simone Mularoni – Guitars and Bass
Emanuele Casali – Keyboards
Paolo Caridi – Drums

Follow Sweet Oblivion on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SweetOblivionGeoffTate/

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This one looks really promising. First track is great.

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First song doesn't suck quite as much as one would expect.

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7 hours ago, heavyharmonies said:

First song doesn't suck quite as much as one would expect.

Or maybe it does. :D

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Meh

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It's not great, but I like it better than anything off the most recent Rhyche release (The Verdict), or Tate's last Operation: Mindcrime effort.  

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New song.

 

 

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He finally rocks!

 

But his voice is kinda shit, isn't it? I'mma pass. 

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New song.

 

 

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On 5/2/2019 at 1:22 PM, KarpetRydOFunk said:

He finally rocks!

 

But his voice is kinda shit, isn't it? I'mma pass. 

Indeed. His voice is trash now.

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I am unsure what you all are tooting  but Geoff's voice sounds the same as it always has on these tracks and this stuff would slip right in the Mindcrime era Ryche all day long.

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15 minutes ago, martinsane said:

I am unsure what you all are tooting  but Geoff's voice sounds the same as it always has on these tracks and this stuff would slip right in the Mindcrime era Ryche all day long.

I agree.

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4 hours ago, martinsane said:

I am unsure what you all are tooting  but Geoff's voice sounds the same as it always has on these tracks and this stuff would slip right in the Mindcrime era Ryche all day long.

But we already know your ears have been in steady decline for years now. 

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16 hours ago, KarpetRydOFunk said:

But we already know your ears have been in steady decline for years now. 

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True dat!

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It's not dreadful but some of the songs do sound somewhat like muffled operation mindcrime. Maybe an accident, maybe not. 

Certainly nothing as good but it's probably the best thing he's been involved with for 10 or 20 year. 

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