Tag Archives: Dream Theater

Dream Theater share video update on new album

Posted by on June 18, 2018

Dream Theater have been in the studio for over a week now working on their follow-up to 2016’s The Astonishing. The group shared a video providing an update on the process. Vocalist James LaBrie and guitarist John Petrucci are featured in the video as LaBrie stated how fans are in for a treat for the […]

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Don’t hold your breath for that Dream Theater reunion

Posted by on February 7, 2018

If there’s one thing that Dream Theater fans are, it’s active internet users. And many of them are also hopeful that the most internet-active of it’s current and former members, Mike Portnoy, will one day drum again for the band. So obviously when Portnoy and guitarist John Petrucci appeared in a picture together all the […]

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Interview: Mike Portnoy talks Sons of Apollo’s “five ring circus,” writing lyrics, his son’s drumming

Posted by on January 22, 2018

Nobody takes pictures of the drummer, unless of course you’re Mike Portnoy. It’s not the norm for the percussion section to be the face of the band however since breaking onto the progressive metal scene with Dream Theater that’s the role Portnoy assumed, and continues with his latest group Sons of Apollo. Founded with ex-Dream […]

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Dream Theater’s John Petrucci reunites with Mike Portnoy on New Years

Posted by on January 2, 2018

Traditionally, we follow the “new year, new me” mentality after every New Years. This phrase can also mean that we have the ability to let go of negativity – including hostility, anger, and extended grudges. With that said, it doesn’t look like we are the only ones who move forward with this mentality when ex-Dream […]

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Dream Theater sign with InsideOutMusic, working on next album

Posted by on December 11, 2017

After spending over a decade with Roadrunner records, which includes their latest effort, 2016’s The Astonishing, Dream Theater have proudly announced signing with Sony Music via their progressive music label imprint, InsideOutMusic. These Grammy-nominated legends are preparing for their forthcoming 14th studio album under the label and the band expressed their excitement: “We are all […]

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Dream Theater heading ‘Back To Budokan’ with new live album

Posted by on November 30, 2017

Dream Theater is planning to release a new live album, Back To Budokan 2017. The performance on the album is taken from their September 11th show at Budokan in Tokyo, Japan. The band must love Budokan because back in 2004, the band released Live in Budokan. However, the new live album will be featuring new songs, as well as […]

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Spotify playlist: Fusion guitarist Jason Kui’s “Headbanging All Night” playlist

Posted by on October 12, 2017

Tomorrow (13) fusion guitarist Jason Kui will be releasing his debut album, Absence of Words, on Prosthetic. This will be the first time the album will be available outside of Hong Kong. The axeman says his influences include Eddie Van Halen and John Petrucci, and he’s been a session musician since 23. While he may not […]

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Dream Theater announce third leg of their ‘Images, Words & Beyond’ tour

Posted by on July 26, 2017

Dream Theater will return for the third time, for their Images, Words & Beyond tour. Therefore, you are out of excuses for missing them for a third time and now is your chance to join the celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of their acclaimed Images and Words. The North American dates kick off on October […]

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Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows shares his top ten favorite metal albums

Posted by on July 10, 2017

Rolling Stone recently unveiled their top 100 favorite metal albums of all time. Since then, artists including Deafheaven frontman George Clarke, Gojira’s Joe Duplantier, Corey Taylor, Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Halford, and Metallica’s Lars Ulrich have shared theirs. It’s been rather entertaining seeing the diverse and yet, surprising lists, and now, Avenged Sevenfold vocalist M. Shadows revealed […]

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Dream Theater’s James LaBrie forgets lyrics to “Black Hole Sun” while paying tribute to Chris Cornell

Posted by on May 22, 2017

  Chris Cornell’s sudden suicide has hit the world of rock n’ roll hard as the tributes continue. Dream Theater frontman James LaBrie performed an excerpt of Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun” on Saturday (20) at their show in Bucharest, Romania. They were moving towards the classic tune “Wait For Sleep,” as LaBrie and keyboardist Jordan Rudess […]

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