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Geoff Tate

voc, key, *1959 US, Stuttgart
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of Rock
A.k.a. Jeffrey Wayne Tate

Geoff Tate (born Jeffrey Wayne Tate, January 14, 1959; he later changed his first name to Geoffery or Geoffrey) is a German-born American singer and musician who rose to fame in the 1980s with the progressive metal band Queensrÿche. Tate is ranked fourteenth on Hit Parader's list of the 100 Greatest Metal Vocalists of All Time. He was voted No. 2 on That Metal Show's top 5 hard rock vocalists of the 1980s. In 2012, he won the Vegas Rocks Magazine Award for "Voice in Progressive Heavy Metal". In 2015, he placed ninth on OC Weekly's list of the 10 Best High-Pitched Metal Singers. After his farewell tour as Queensrÿche, he renamed his band Operation: Mindcrime, after the Queensrÿche album of the same name.

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Keyboards
  • Saxophone
Genres
  • Rock
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
Favorite Day of the Year on Hindsight, Vol. 1: July 5, 2013 by Geoff Tate
I Choose to Live in Cincinnati on Hindsight, Vol. 1: July 5, 2013 by Geoff Tate
I Need New Friends on People Are What People Make 'Em by Geoff Tate
Choice on I Got Potential by Geoff Tate
Crack on Just Another Clown by Geoff Tate
Geoff vs. Onions, Round 1 on People Are What People Make 'Em by Geoff Tate
Subway on I Got Potential by Geoff Tate
Use the Right Bathrooms on People Are What People Make 'Em by Geoff Tate
Dog on I Got Potential by Geoff Tate
Express Lane on Again by Geoff Tate

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Kings & ThievesGeoff Tate2012Album
Face To FaceQueensrÿche / Geoff Tate2006Album
Geoff TateGeoff Tate2002Album
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