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Friday, October 27, 2017

NEWS: Geoff Tate inks in January Belfast Empire date

LEGENDARY singer songwriter, Geoff Tate, is set to play The Belfast Empire on Friday 12 January as part of his world tour starting in December 2017 for the 30th Anniversary of his album Operation Mindcrime.

Special Guests for the tour are Till Death Do Us Part featuring Geoff's daughter, Emily, along with guitarist Kieran Robertson of Operation Mindcrime.

It was the third studio album of eleven that Geoff recorded with his progressive heavy metal band Queensryche.

The concept album follows the story of Nikki, a recovering drug addict, who becomes disillusioned with the corrupt society of his time and becomes involved in a revolutionary group, acting as an assassin of political leaders.

The certified platinum album is regularly included in the top 100 albums heavy metal albums. If you haven't got a copy, you need to have one in our collection..

Geoff has recorded 17 studio albums throughout his 35 year career and is regarded as one of the most skilled vocalists in the rock genre with hundreds of modern popular artists citing him as a major influence.

In addition to releasing seventeen studio albums as the original singer of Queensryche and as a solo artist Geoff has released several live albums and has been nominated for a grammy four times. He has sold over 25 million records and performed in more than 46 countries.

Geoff will release a new album in early January 2018 called, “The New Reality” with Frontiers records. The New Reality will be part 3 of a trilogy of records following his albums, “The Key” and “Resurrection” both on Frontiers.

These 3 albums comprise a story following the lead character called “H” through an epic journey accompanied by the heavy progressive music that Geoff is best known for.

Tickets priced £22.50 including B/F are on sale now from all usual Ticketmaster outlets including The Empire Bar and www.ticketmaster.ie // www.thebelfastempire.com

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