|2019 studio album by American metal legend QUEENSRYCHE - Limited 2 CD edition
Format: CD / Cat No: 19075920672 / Released: 01/03/2019
Track Listing: CD 1: 01. Blood of the Levant / 02. Man the Machine / 03. Light-years / 04. Inside Out / 05. Propaganda Fashion / 06. Dark Reverie / 07. Bent / 08. Inner Unrest / 09. Launder the Conscience / 10. Portrait
CD 2: 1. I Dream in Infrared (Acoustic) (3:59) - exclusive studio track recorded in 2018 / 2. Open Road (Acoustic) (3:39) - exclusive studio track recorded in 2018 / 3. 46° North (3:33) - never released on CD, studio track recorded during "Condition Hüman" sessions / 4. Mercury Rising (3:55) - never released on CD, studio track recorded during "Condition Hüman" sessions / 5. Espiritu Muerto (3:40) - studio track recorded during "Condition Hüman" sessions / 6. Queen of the Reich (Live 2012) (4:34) / 7. En Force (Live 2012) (4:21) / 8. Prophecy (Live 2012) (4:09) / 9. Eyes Of A Stranger (Live 2012) (6:55) - previously only released in Japan
More information: The new studio album by American metal legend QUEENSRYCHE! 10 brilliant brand new songs expanding upon 2015’s highly successful "Condition hüman" offering the finest heavy metal with a dark progressive edge and stellar melodies!
The band’s forthcoming release was produced, mixed, and mastered by Zeuss (Rob Zombie, Iced Earth, Hatebreed) at Uberbeatz in Lynwood, WA, Planet-Z in Wilbraham, MA and Watershed Studio in Seattle, WA. "I'm extremely proud of what we were able to accomplish on this record,” states Queensr˙che vocalist Todd La Torre about “The Verdict”. “The relentless dedication and hard work of everyone involved has been very rewarding. I am excited and looking forward to it no longer just belonging to us, but belonging to the world. We hope you all enjoy listening to it as much as we enjoyed making it!"
Michael Wilton (guitar) adds, “The Verdict is the most metal and the most progressive record we have made in a long time. I couldn't possibly be more excited for everyone to hear this."
“The Verdict” follows the bands most recent release, “Condition Hüman”, received rave reviews from outlets such as Loudwire, KNAC, About.com, and more. The 2015 release debuted on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums chart at #5 with over 14,000 units sold first week and 100,000 albums sold globally to date. It also charted at #26 in Germany, #27 on the Billboard Top 200 as well as in the UK, Italy, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Belgium.