Geoff Tate's Queensryche re-mixing parody...
Posted by: perf ()
Date: March 31, 2013 05:57AM

Gosh! This is becoming painful for all involved - including us long time QR fans..

According to prerelease below Cleopatra Records plan was to release the intitial mix - they had decided upon to be sub-standard.. - at initial date April 23rd (in order to get to market before Todd-Ryche) and then have the remixed version released at a later date... Wow..

Now, after the press release had went out, tapped remixer Billy Sherwood just bowed out... See his Facebook update at far bottom..


Deadline Music/Cleopatra has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the reports that "Frequency Unknown", the new album from the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE, was being remixed by acclaimed musician, record producer and engineer Billy Sherwood:

"Since previews of the new QUEENSRŸCHE album were made available to the general public on iTunes and other digital retailers, some of the response has been less than positive. Some complained about the overall quality of the recordings, and in particular the mix. We here at Deadline Music have the utmost confidence in the powerful songwriting and outstanding performances from Geoff Tate and crew on this album, but we also want the fans to know that we are listening to them as well! So, in the interest of democratic free choice, Deadline Music has commissioned the superbly talented musician/producer Billy Sherwood (formerly of YES) to remix the album. Now fans will be able to decide which mix they feel best represents the album: the original mix, which will be released on April 23rd, or the new mix by Billy Sherwood that will be made available at a future date to be announced…. WE REMIX, YOU DECIDE!"

http://www.blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=188056


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Billy Sherwood • 1,293 followers
2 hours ago •
I've withdrawn from mixing the Queensryche project... Scheduling issues became a conflict, I'm in the middle of many projects both Studio productions and live stuff.... ("Prog Collective 2", "Steve Miller Tribute", "WIlliam Shatner Solo record", starting a "Doors tribute" soon, playing live in a few days with Eddie Jobson in Mexico, also just got interesting offer to play bass with a prog icon for a few gigs in June, I will announce "who" when it gets closer).

While I was excited about taking the QR gig, reality is there is not enough time in my schedule at present... and so... I wish them luck on the project !!

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