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Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band formed in 1985 under the name Majesty by John Petrucci, John Myung and Mike Portnoy while they attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. They subsequently dropped out of their studies to concentrate further on the band that would ultimately become Dream Theater. Though a number of lineup changes followed, the three original members remained together until September 8, 2010, when Portnoy left the band. Mike Mangini was announced as the new permanent drummer on April 29, 2011. Read more on Last.fm

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PROGTOLOGY with James Monteith of TesseracT: #11 – A new year comes after… last year

March 19th, 2014

Progtology with James Monetieth Thrash Hits

It’s been nine months since the last installment of ProgTology. That’s partly due to James “Metal” Monteith touring the world with his excellent band, TesseracT, but also because we’re lazy. Either way, let’s talk about the significant goings on…

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Album: Dream Theater – Dream Theater

September 10th, 2013

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Dream Theater
Dream Theater
Roadrunner Records
23 September 2013

by Raziq Rauf

A Dramatic Turn of Events was only superficially spectacular. It sounded like a Dream Theater album, but little else. It felt like they were going through the motions somewhat and as they were adapting to a new drummer in Mike Mangini, having written the bulk of his drum lines before he joined, it wasn’t surprising that a little of the dynamism that comes from the ease of familiarity was lost.

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Progressive Nation Interview: Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater on Prog, Portnoy and iPhones

October 21st, 2009

When progressive metal godfathers Dream Theater landed in Glasgow to wow the wits out of far-from-innocent people with 113/19 time signatures, Chris Cope sat down for a quick chinwag with keyboard wizard Jordan Rudess

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In a few hours he’ll be onstage, headlining the Glasgow SECC, but just now Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess is pretending to be a normal human being and lounging in a hotel bar. There’s a red carpet outside, but that’s for the Indian wedding guests congregating behind us, not for Jordan, or indeed Thrash Hits. The cheek.

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Dream Theater release clip from live DVD

September 5th, 2008

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Dream Theater are going to release Chaos In Motion 2007/2008 – the live collection documenting their recent world tour over two DVDs and three CDs containing 14 live tracks plus expanded artwork – on 29 September 2008.

The American prog-metallers have released this clip of them performing ‘Forsaken’, the second single taken from their epic and critically acclaimed 2007 album, Systematic Chaos.

Watch Dream Theater perform ‘Forsaken’ live

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