QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist Michael Wilton On RISING WEST Debut – “We Injected The Metal Everyone Has Been Longing For …”

June 10th, 2012
by EvilG

QUEENSRŸCHE/RISING WEST guitarist Michael Wilton has issued the following update:

“To all our friends and fans – thank you for the support this weekend for the debut Rising West invasion!! Of our two shows, both were SOLD OUT!! We injected the metal everyone has been longing for and served it in slab size proportions! Thank you to our hard working crew, the Hard Rock Cafe Seattle, and our friends Windowpane for making this a historical and FUN event!!!”

Rising West – which also features Queensrÿche members Eddie Jackson (bass), Scott Rockenfield (drums) and Parker Lundgren (guitar) along with CRIMSON GLORY singer vocalist Todd La Torre – made their live debut this weekend at the Hard Rock Café in Seattle, WA.

The band performed the following songs:
‘Queen of the Reich’
‘Speak’
‘Walk In the Shadows’
‘En Force’
‘Child of Fire’
‘The Whisper’
‘Warning’
‘The Needle Lies’
‘Take Hold of the Flame’
‘Prophecy’
‘My Empty Room’
‘Eyes of a Stranger’

Encore:
‘Wrathchild’ (IRON MAIDEN cover)
‘Roads to Madness’

Rising West are performing rare and classic hits from the first five Queensrÿche albums and plan on hitting the studio sometime early summer to begin recording their debut release.

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