Queensryche’s new video tackles incident that led to Syrian war
QUEENSRŸCHE have recently released their new music video for ‘Blood Of The Levant’, which you can check out below. The track is off of the band’s forthcoming album “The Verdict” out 1st March via Century Media Records.
“We are very excited to unveil our new video ‘Blood of the Levant’ from our upcoming album “The Verdict”,” states QUEENSRŸCHE vocalist Todd La Torre. “This song and video is based on real events that sparked the onset of the Syrian war. We would like to thank David Brodsky and Allison Woest from MyGoodEye Music Visuals for bringing our vision and concept to life on screen! A very special thanks as well to the additional cast and crew for their valued dedication to this effort. Looking forward to seeing you all on the road!”
The band is gearing up to release their newest album “The Verdict” this Friday, 1st March. “The Verdict“ was produced, mixed, and mastered by Zeuss (Rob Zombie, Iced Earth, Hatebreed) at Uberbeatz in Lynwood, WA, Planet-Z in Wilbraham, MA and Watershed Studio in Seattle, WA. Pre-orders are available via Amazon and Century Media’s website.
“The Verdict” will be released in the following formats:
- Ltd. Deluxe 2CD Box Set (EU) including fridge magnet, patch, bottle opener
- CD Jewelcase
- LP+CD & Poster (EU)
- LP (US)
- CD Digipack (US)
- Digital album
Furthermore, these limited and exclusive editions can be pre-ordered now:
- 100x clear (SOLD OUT!) & 200x transparent red vinyl (Century Media EU)
- 200x transparent petrol green and t-shirt bundles (EMP)
- 500x red smoke vinyl (t-shirt bundles also available) (Century Media US)
- 500x “Bloodshot” transparent red swirl vinyl (FYE)
- 700x clear smoke vinyl (band exclusive) (Century Media US)
To support the upcoming release, QUEENSRŸCHE will hit the road for The Verdict Headline World Tour. The first leg of the tour kicks off in the U.S. on 02 March in Orlando and wraps on 03 April in Seattle. Leg two of the world tour starts on 25 July in Berlin and wraps in Essen on 17 August, hitting all the major European tour markets. For more information on the band’s upcoming tour dates fans can visit the band’s website HERE.
QUEENSRŸCHE “THE VERDICT EUROPEAN HEADLINE TOUR” – with Firewind, Mirrorplain
July 25 – Berlin, DE @ SO36
July 26 – Rottenburt-Seebronn, DE @ Rock of Ages *+
July 27 – Szekesfeherva, HU @ Fezen Festival+
July 28 – Ljubljana, SL @ Kino Siska
July 30 – Munchen, DE @ Free & Easy Festival
July 31 – Aschaffenburg, DE @ Colos-Saal
August 2 – Wacken, DE @ Wacken Open-Air*+
August 3 – Eindhoven, NL @ Effenaar
August 4 – Paris, FR @ Petit Bain*
August 6 – Pinarella di Cervia, IT @ Rock Planet
August 7 – Pratteln, CH – Konzertfabrik z7
August 9 – Kortrijk, BE – Alcatraz Festival+
August 10 – Leeuwarden, NL – Into The Grave Festival*+
August 11 – Walton-on-Trent, UK @ Bloodstock Open Air Festival*+
August 13 – Norfolk, UK @ Waterfront, Norwich*
August 14 – London, UK @ O2 Islington Academy*
August 15 – Saarbrücken, DE @ Garage*
August 16 – Dinkelsbuhl, DE @ Summer Breeze Festival*+
August 17 – Essen, DE @ Turock Festival*+
* without FIREWIND
+ without MIRRORPLAIN
Metal Report Editor.
Ex guitarist in Zenopede, ex vocals for a goth covers band that was hailed as the future of Welsh music, former DJ, promoter and nightclub director. Writer for Gear4Geeks’ Blog4Geeks and owner of Gear4Geeks ltd. First published music critique was Kerrang letter of the Week.
Definitely has never been the future, present or past of Welsh music.