Album: Queensrÿche (2013)
  • Queensrÿche open the first album from the Todd La Torre-fronted version of the band with this futuristic instrumental penned by Scott Rockenfield. La Torre told Music Enthusiast Magazine that the drummer utilized the composition skills he's picked up during his scoring work for film and video games. "He's great with all those different sound effects and cinematic ear-candy, we like to call it, you know?," said the frontman. "He's really great with that, I think it's a really great way to start off the album and it transitions right into the first actual song very well. But yeah, I'm glad you like it. It's really cool, it has some vocal stuff, and yes that is me, but you would have to figure out where's it's from and that kind of thing. You'll hear part of that deep talking, if you will, and that's me from somewhere else in the album. But yeah, it's a great opener."


Be the first to comment...

Tanita TikaramSongwriter Interviews

When she released her first album in 1988, Tanita became a UK singing sensation at age 19. She talks about her darkly sensual voice and quirky songwriting style.

Laura NyroSongwriting Legends In Their Own Words

Laura Nyro talks about her complex, emotionally rich songwriting and how she supports women's culture through her art.

Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake & PalmerSongwriter Interviews

Greg talks about writing songs of "universal truth" for King Crimson and ELP, and tells us about his most memorable stage moment (it involves fireworks).

MetallicaFact or Fiction

Beef with Bon Jovi? An unfortunate Spandex period? See if you can spot the true stories in this Metallica version of Fact or Fiction.

Marc Campbell - "88 Lines About 44 Women"They're Playing My Song

The Nails lead singer Marc Campbell talks about those 44 women he sings about over a stock Casio keyboard track. He's married to one of them now - you might be surprised which.

Steven Tyler of AerosmithSongwriter Interviews

Tyler talks about his true love: songwriting. How he identifies the beauty in a melody and turns sorrow into art.