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OPERATION: MINDCRIME Release Debut Studio Album ‘The Key’
September 18th, 2015

Seattle, Washington-based progressive metal group Operation: Mindcrime, spearheaded by erstwhile Queensrÿche vocalist Geoff Tate, issued debut full-length studio album The Key on September 18th, 2015 through Frontiers Music Srl.

The outing is the first in a planned trilogy project.

The track listing is as follows;

01. ‘Choices’
02. ‘Burn’
03. ‘Re-Inventing The Future’
04. ‘Ready To Fly’
05. ‘Discussions In A Smoke Filled Room’
06. ‘Life Or Death?’
07. ‘The Stranger’
08. ‘Hearing Voice’
09. ‘On Queue’
10. ‘An Ambush Of Sadness’
11. ‘Kicking In The Door’
12. ‘The Fall’

Operation: Mindcrime’s recording line-up was as follows;

Geoff Tate (vocals, ex-Queensrÿche)
Kelly Gray (guitar, ex-Queensrÿche)
Scott Moughton (guitar, Geoff Tate’s solo band)
John Moyer (bass, Disturbed / Adrenaline Mob)
Simon Wright (drums, ex-AC/DC / ex-Dio)
Brian Tichy (drums, ex-Ozzy Osbourne / ex-Billy Idol)
Randy Gane (keyboards)

Guest musicians;

Mark Daly (vocals, The Voodoos)
David Ellefson (bass, Megadeth)

Music videos were filmed for the tracks ‘Re-Inventing The Future’ and ‘Burn’. Directed and produced by Seattle filmmaker and documentarian Jamie Burton Chamberlin, both clips can be viewed below. In addition, an official lyric video was created for the song ‘The Stranger’.