Back to 1988 we go to find Michael Wilton and Chris DeGarmo surrounded by hot pink text. Queensryche’s Operation: Mindcrime was brand new then. In fact, it’s reviewed in Guitar for the Practicing Musician, October 1988 from whence this half page ad comes. The ever insightful Buzz Morrison summarized the concept album as such: “Queensryche achieves their operatic glory.”