||SHIP-RYCHED! QUEENSRYCHE TO PERFORM 'OPERATION: MINDCRIME' ON SHIPROCKED
12th October 2011
ShipRocked guests are in for a very special treat next month, when Queensrcyhe takes the stage onboard the cruise to perform their epic concept album, 'Operation: Mindcrime', in its entirety!
This performance of 'Mindcrime' - which will feature Maria Brink of In This Moment on vocals as Sister Mary - will be the band's first of the album since the Rocklahoma festival in the summer of 2008.
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"We've always enjoyed performing for our fans in intimate settings and the forthcoming ShipRocked cruise will certainly be one of those occasions," states Queensryche lead singer Geoff Tate, who returns with the band for their second ShipRocked cruise. "We're calling this one, 'Mutiny on the Mindcrime.'"
The special performance of 'Operation: Mindcrime', covering all fifteen songs from the album including such fan favorites as 'Revolution Calling', 'Operation: Mindcrime', 'I Don't Believe In Love' and the closing track 'Eyes Of A Stranger', will be in addition to a greatest hits performance that will take place on another night of the cruise, which sets sail towards the Mayan Riviera on Monday, November 14th.
Maria Brink is ecstatic about joining Queensryche for the ten-minute song, 'Suite Sister Mary'; "I am so excited and grateful for this amazing opportunity to sing with Queensryche on the upcoming ShipRocked cruise! All of us in the band are huge Queensryche fans, and Geoff Tate is one of the best lead singers in the business. Getting to sing 'Suite Sister Mary' off the original 'Mindcrime' album is a huge honor. This is going to be a cruise to remember!"
There are still a few cabins remaining and you can reserve yours at www.getshiprocked.com or by calling 1-888-438-9509. See you on the ship!