We're still a few months away from the release of The Verdict, the forthcoming album from prog luminaries Queensryche, but you can hear the first single, "Man the Machine," now.

Full of chunky, sometimes blues-tinged riffs, this one is a bit darker than most 'Ryche songs. Their distinct guitar harmonies are still prevalent, countering doomy, foreboding chords progressions in a battle of night and day while Todd La Torre demonstrates a sense of urgency, throwing in some shrill notes that underscore his range and versatility.

"We are excited to reveal the first full song 'Man the Machine' from our upcoming album, The Verdict. This is just a small taste of what is to come, and we look forward to unveiling more tracks and videos as we approach the official album release date of March 1st, 2019 via Century Media," says the singer. "For exclusive footage, sneak peek audio teasers, exclusive merchandise and album preorder packages, we invite you to join our official Pledge Music Campaign HERE!"

Pre-order the album at this location and see the poster below for Queensryche's upcoming tour dates with Fates Warning and The Cringe.

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