Unlike the former singer of Queensryche, Todd has his finger on the pulse of what Queensryche really is, because he was and is, a fan. It may seem a trivial point, but it's not. Not every fan has the skills Todd does to recognize what the band needs, and be able to deliver it, without sticking his nose up in the air to other people.
Todd has the voice, he has the songwriting talent and he's grounded. Feels good to have a singer of a band you can believe in again.