|"I Don't Believe in Love"|
|Single by Queensrÿche|
|from the album Operation: Mindcrime|
Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, USA
|Songwriter(s)|| Chris DeGarmo |
|Queensrÿche singles chronology|
"I Don't Believe In Love"
"I Don't Believe in Love" is a song by progressive metal band Queensrÿche appearing on their 1988 album Operation: Mindcrime . It has also been featured in all four of their compilations, Evolution Calling , Greatest Hits , Classic Masters , and Sign of the Times: The Best of Queensrÿche , making it one of the band's most well-known songs.
Progressive metal is a fusion genre melding heavy metal and progressive rock that combines the loud "aggression" and amplified guitar-driven sound of the former with the more experimental, cerebral or "pseudo-classical" compositions of the latter.
Queensrÿche is an American heavy metal band. It formed in 1980 in Bellevue, Washington out of the local band The Mob. The band has released 15 studio albums, one EP, several DVDs, and continues to tour and record. The original lineup consisted of guitarists Michael Wilton and Chris DeGarmo, drummer Scott Rockenfield, bassist Eddie Jackson, and lead vocalist Geoff Tate.
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1988.
In 1990, it was nominated the Grammy for Best Metal Performance. A fan favorite track, the band has played it numerous instances live, a full 895 times as of March 2017 (making it the sixth most played tune in the groups' setlist history).
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1990.
The song was recorded in the key of D minor.
|1.||"I Don't Believe in Love" (album version)||4:23|
|2.||"I Don't Believe in Love" (extended version)||5:36|
|U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock||41|
Geoff Tate is a German-born American singer and musician. He rose to fame with the progressive metal band Queensrÿche, who had commercial success with their 1988 album Operation: Mindcrime and 1990 album Empire. Tate is ranked fourteenth on Hit Parader's list of the 100 Greatest Metal Vocalists of All Time. He was voted No. 2 on That Metal Show's top 5 hard rock vocalists of the 1980s. In 2012, he won the Vegas Rocks! Magazine Music Award for "Voice in Progressive Heavy Metal". In 2015, he placed ninth on OC Weekly's list of the 10 Best High-Pitched Metal Singers. After his farewell tour as Queensrÿche, he renamed his band Operation: Mindcrime, after the Queensrÿche album of the same name.
Michael F. Wilton also known as The Whip, for how fast his fingers "whip" around the guitar fretboard, heavy metal and hard rock guitarist and songwriter, best known for being a lead and rhythm guitarist and songwriter in the progressive metal band Queensrÿche, which he co-founded in 1982.
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