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Old 08-17-2015, 11:40 AM   #1
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Geoff Tate Explains Why He Named His New Band Operation: Mindcrime - Ultimate Classic


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Geoff Tate Explains Why He Named His New Band Operation: Mindcrime
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What's in a name? For veteran musicians, they can offer a connection to the past that may make the difference between earning a living and struggling to make ends meet. Geoff Tate, now starting over with Operation: Mindcrime after spending decades ...
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Old 08-17-2015, 07:55 PM   #2
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Re: Geoff Tate Explains Why He Named His New Band Operation: Mindcrime - Ultimate Cla

Operation Mindcrime is too long.

He should have called it "Mindcrime".
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He should have called it a day.
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Re: Geoff Tate Explains Why He Named His New Band Operation: Mindcrime - Ultimate Cla

I'm not going to read the article, but if the answer isn't "Because I can't legally call in Queensryche, but I need something to tie me to my former band or else nobody will show up", he's lying.
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Operation Mindcrime was great when it came out, but it has not aged well. Naming his band that only serves to remind people that his best music is at least twenty years old.


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