Xbox Live Marketplace Is Exclusive Retailer For “If I Were King” Video
New Album American Soldier Now Available From Atco/Rhino; U.S. Tour To Begin April 16 In Seattle
LOS ANGELES — Queensryche has been selected as “Xbox Artist Of The Month”
for April to coincide with the release of their new album American Soldier.
Starting today, the Xbox LIVE Marketplace will be the exclusive retailer for
the band’s new video “If I Were King.” Xbox LIVE users can now purchase the
video for a cost of 160 Microsoft points. Xbox LIVE users can also watch an
exclusive free video clip of the recording session of “Sliver”
featuring lead singer Geoff Tate and guest vocalist and soldier A.J. Fratto.
On April 13, just days before the kickoff of the American Soldier Tour, Tate
and guitarist Michael Wilton will take part in a Xbox “Game With Fame,” where
Xbox LIVE users can play against the band members. Tate will be taking on
competitors in “NASCAR 09” and Wilton will be squaring off against users on “Halo
3.” The Queensryche “Game With Fame” will take place on April 13 between
1:00-3:00 PM PT. Visit www.xbox.com/gwfqueensryche for more details.
American Soldier features a dozen songs inspired by numerous interviews with
veterans conducted by Tate, who was intent on telling their story using their
words. After speaking with soldiers who served in various conflicts