Queensrÿche is an American progressive heavy metal lineup formed in 1981 in Bellevue, Washington. The band has put forth eleven studio units and several EPs and DVDs and continues to tour and record.
Queensrÿche has been successful in the progressive scene, having sold over 20 million units worldwide including over 6 million units in the United States. As of August 25, 2010 Queensrÿche signed with Roadrunner/Loud & Proud Records tentatively for a spring 2011 album release. This will be the band’s 12th studio album.
On March 28, 2011, it was announced that the band’s new album will be entitled Dedicated to Chaos. In 2012 after citing irreconcilable differences, the band and Geoff Tate split in two directions, essentially creating Queensryche and Geoff Tate’s Queensryche.