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Geoff Tate

American singer / songwriter

Geoff Tate

American singer / songwriter
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birthday
14th
January, 1959
Birth Place
Stuttgart, West Germany
Birth Sign
capricorn
Biography

Geoff Tate (born Jeffrey Wayne Tate, January 14, 1959; he later changed his first name to Geoffery or Geoffrey) is an American singer and songwriter. He rose to fame with the progressive metal band Queensr che, 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 Queensr che, he renamed his band Operation: Mindcrime, after the Queensr che album of the same name.

instruments played
keyboards
Piano
saxophone
Vocals
Associated Acts

Queensr che, Operation: Mindcrime, Hear 'n Aid, Avantasia

Birth Name

Jeffrey Wayne Tate

Genres

Heavy metal progressive metal alternative metal power metal hard rock

Occupations

Singer, songwriter

Origin

Tacoma, Washington, U.S.

Website
Years Active

1978 present

Name

Geoff Tate

Nationality

United States of America, West German

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