Now that the remaining members of Queensryche have won a ruling that will allow them to temporarily keep their name even though they're in the middle of a legal battle with former singer Geoff Tate, the band is wasting no time in filling up their tour schedule.
Queensryche may be continuing with Todd La Torre out front instead of Geoff Tate, but there've been some accusations from fans that Tate is still a part of their show even though he's not there in person.
In the latest episode of their ongoing legal soap opera, the members of Queensryche are accusing ousted singer Geoff Tate of withholding access to the group's official website and social media accounts.
The details of the legal matter between Geoff Tate and the remaining members of Queensryche continue to spill out by the day. The latest piece of info to make headlines is the sworn declaration from past Queensryche producer Jason Slater, who questions the involvement of the band members during the recording of past releases.
The back and forth between Geoff Tate and his former bandmates in Queensryche continues with Tate's preliminary injunction that was filed this past Thursday (July 12) in King County Superior Court in Seattle.
Queensryche's Michael Wilton, Parker Lundgren, Scott Rockenfield and Eddie Jackson have answered former lead singer Geoff Tate's lawsuit and accusations regarding his firing and the band's new direction. In documents obtained by Blabbermouth, Wilton details almost 25 years of troubles that led to Tate's June ousting.
Queensryche and longtime singer Geoff Tate have gone their separate ways, but the vocalist is disputing the reasons why. Tate says rather than "creative differences," which was cited by the band in their press release, he says it's more related to the business side of their operations.
Last week Queensryche lead singer Geoff Tate found out he was fired when lawyers for the remaining members sent his lawyer a long legal document. After 30 years together, their relationship ended unceremoniously, but it sounds like the legal battle has just begun.
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