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Steve Dadaian’s Top 5 most influential guitarists

Posted by on February 1, 2019

Steve Dadaian’s new album Follow the Light came out today (2/1). The fusion guitarist has already shared videos for “Follow the Light,” “Soul Connection” and a guitar playthrough for the song “Red River.” To celebrate Dadaian’s latest effort, we asked him who his top five influential guitarists are.  Check out his list below and order the […]

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Fear The Riff Expo announce Meet & Greet schedule w/ Zakk Wylde, John Petrucci and more

Posted by on August 2, 2018

Next Saturday (11th) is the 2nd Annual Fear the Riff – the Effects, Pedals and Guitar Gear Expo. The event will be held at Brooklyn’s Expo Center (79 Franklin Street) from 10am-6pm. Additionally, the meet & greet schedule has been revealed, which includes Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society), John Petrucci (Dream Theatre), Jake Bowen (Periphery), […]

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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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Dream Theater have an ‘Astonishing’ book coming next year

Posted by on November 28, 2016

Prog snobs rejoice- Dream Theater is writing a book! It’s based on their latest album, The Astonishing, about a dystopian society where music is used as a weapon against a domineering government.  In an interview with TeamRock, the band’s keyboardist Jordan Rudess shared that it isn’t actually any of the band itself doing the writing. They’ve […]

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Interview: Dream Theater’s John Petrucci talks ‘Images and Words’ on it’s 24th anniversary

Posted by on July 7, 2016

On July 7th, 1992, Dream Theater released their sophomore album, Images and Words. Their debut for Atco Records and first album with James LaBrie on vocals, there were modest expectations for the album, even though the progressive metal band was proud of the album. However, buoyed by the success of the album’s first single “Pull Me […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Images and Words’ by Dream Theater turns 22 years old

Posted by on July 7, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. 22 years ago today, the progressive masters Dream Theater released their second album, and the first to feature current singer James LaBrie, and called it Images and Words. This is Dream Theater’s first album […]

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Headbangers Brawl: So, about those Golden Gods Awards…

Posted by on April 25, 2014

And just like that, the 6th Annual Revolver Magazine Golden Gods Awards are in the books. And yeah, it almost seems like they’re engineered just to troll metal fans and appeal to the lowest common denominator of metal fan. However, they’re good for debating, so with the winners announced, we thought it might be appropriate […]

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And the winners of the 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Awards are…

Posted by on April 24, 2014

Tonight, the sixth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards took place in L.A. While the show is still streaming live online, we now know every band and musician who is taking home a Golden God with them tonight. And let’s just say Slayer’s opening set and Nicolas Cage presenting Axl Rose the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 2/28: Our Predictions For The 2014 Revolver Golden Gods

Posted by on February 28, 2014

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. Yup, it’s that time of year again. The nominees for the 6th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced this week. Thus, the Metal Insider […]

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Guns N’ Roses to headline Golden Gods Awards; Nominees anounced

Posted by on February 26, 2014

The always-polarizing Revolver Golden Gods Awards Show presented by Epiphone has been announced for Wednesday, April 23 in Los Angeles, and they’ve got some pretty legitimate acts playing this time around. Guns N’ Roses will headline the sixth annual event, with Axl Rose (aka the band’s only original member) receiving the ‘Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement’ Award. […]

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