American progressive rockers group Queensryche made its first appearance on the Southern Ute Reservation on Saturday, March 22 at the Sky Ute Casino Resort's Events Center. The band celebrates the 25th anniversary of its album, "Operation: Mindcrime."
Metal fans of all ages line up outside the Events Center.
Heavy metal band Hurricane acted as the opening performers. They showcased hits including "Take What You Want," "I'm Onto You," and "Over the Edge."
Queensryche's set list includes the classic hits, "Jet City Woman," "Silent Lucidity," and "Electric Requiem" among many others.
The Events Center was filled with the heavy sounds of guitars, drum blasts, and the cheers of concertgoers.
Southern Ute Indian Tribal Councilman Aaron V. Torres gets an autograph from Queensryche guitarist Robert Sarzo.
The barricade gets most of the front-and-center action. Ecstatic hard rock fans prepare for thundering show.
Geoff Tate unleashes brutal vocals on the applauding concertgoers.
Queensryche joins the list of performing artists who have graced the stage at the Sky Ute Casino Resort including Joan Jett, Uncle Kracker and Dwight Yoakam.
Rudy Sarzo strums on the bass during an energized performance. He has performed in groups including Quiet Riot, Blue Oyster Cult, and Ozzy Osbourne.
Southern Ute Indian Tribal Councilman Aaron V. Torres shares a conversation with Queensryche lead vocalist Geoff Tate.
Metal fans throw their horns during Queensryche's meet-and-greet session.