Grandmother Speaking To Dead Husband Inspires Queensryche

07/25/2011
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(Rock News Desk) Queensryche frontman Geoff Tate has revealed his grandmother carried on conversations with his grandfather every day until she died even though her husband had passed away years earlier.

He found the experience so moving it inspired the lyrics to the track Broken on the band's latest album, Dedicated to Chaos. And Tate says his role as a musician is to communicate experiences like those to people who've never lived through them.

"Life in general is just one big source of inspiration. One of the most interesting things is the dynamic of personal relationships there's so much there to work with and talk about." He tells Legendary Rock Interviews. "Broken is written from the experience of my grandmother passing away, and her relationship with her husband. more on this story

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