Geoff Tate is an American singer and musician. He rose to fame with the progressive metal band Queensrÿche, who had commercial success with their 1988 album Operation: Mindcrime and 1990 album Empire. 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 Music 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.
|Birth name:||Jeffrey Wayne Tate|
|Born:||January 14, 1959, Stuttgart, West Germany|
|Origin:||Tacoma, Washington, United States|
|Genres:||Heavy metal, progressive metal, alternative metal, power metal, hard rock|
|Associated acts:||Queensrÿche, Hear 'n Aid, Avantasia|
|Website:||Geoff Tate's Official site|
|Facebook:||Geoff Tate's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Geoff Tate's IMDb|
About Geoff Tate
Singer with the progressive heavy metal band Queensryche who was ranked #14 on the Hit Parader's 100 Greatest Metal Vocalists of All Time list.
He was in the band Babylon, which covered songs by other artists.
He and his wife launched their own brand of wine in 2010 called Insania.
He married his second wife, Susan M. Tate, in 1996.
He is a fan of Rex Brown, one of the members of Pantera.
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- Progressive metal musicians
- Queensrÿche members
- American heavy metal keyboardists
- American heavy metal singers