HRH logoEvery day this week we’re looking at the acts ready to rock hard at Hard Rock Hell 2009.

And we can’t wait to be there when prog metal legends Queensryche play a UK exclusive headline show.

With new concept classic American Soldier proving they’re still right at the top of their game, Geoff and the boys are still a must-see band. 

BAND: Queensryche

MUSIC: Prog metal

BEST ALBUM: Operation Mindcrime (1988)

LATEST ALBUM: American Soldier (2009)

BEST TRACK: Silent Lucidity

SOUNDS LIKE: Dream Theater

IT’S A FACT: rushonrock editor Simon Rushworth collaborated with frontman Geoff Tate to write the exclusive liner notes for 2008’s Queensryche: The Collection – sampling unheralded tracks from records released between 1983 and 1997.

HRH SET: Stage One – Saturday – 9.40-11pm