Queensryche Release “Take Cover” on Rhino Records

Queensrÿche pay tribute to some of their favorite songs with an adventurous collection of covers that range from Black Sabbath and The O’Jays to Italian opera and Broadway musical. Singer and chief songwriter Geoff Tate, guitarists Michael Wilton and Mike Stone, bassist Eddie Jackson, and drummer Scott Rockenfield put their stamp on 11 classic tracks with Take Cover. The album is available November 13 at regular physical retail outlets and at www.rhino.com for a suggested price of $13.98, with a digital version also available for the suggested price of $7.99.

Take Cover also features Queensrÿche's distinctive arrangement of Pink Floyd's "Welcome To The Machine," an acoustic version of Buffalo Springfield's "For What It's Worth," and a highly charged live version of U2's "Bullet The Blue Sky." "We'll never top the originals; they're classics for a reason," Tate says. "We were more focused on finding different approaches that took the songs in unexpected directions."

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Queensrÿche Take Cover Track Listing

1. Welcome To The Machine

2. Heaven On Their Minds

3. Almost Cut My Hair

4. For What Its Worth

5. For The Love Of Money

6. Innuendo

7. Neon Knights

8. Synchronicty II

9. Red Rain

10. Odissea

11. Bullet The Blue Sky (live)

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