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  1. The Jelly Jam now ready for the spotlightRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Metal Hammer

    The Jelly Jam's John Myung says they're ready to step into the spotlight with the release of their fourth album Profit . The Dream Theater bassist is joined in the supergroup by Ty Tabor of King's X and Rod Morgenstein of Winger.


  2. John Petrucci: 10 of His All-Time Greatest SolosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Guitar Player

    It would be a fool's errand to name John Petrucci's Top-10 guitar solos. The Dream Theater guitarist is one of the most inspirational metal players and has tracked so many jaw-dropping solos that even his devoted followers can't agree on which are his greatest.


  3. Mike Portnoy Invites Dream Theater To Play '12-Step Suite' Live [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Earlier this month, former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy revealed that he's planning to perform all five tracks of " The 12-Step Suite " in their entirety at this year's " Closer to the Edge " cruise festival. Now, the drummer has extended an open invitation to his former Dream Theater bandmates to join him for the performance.


  4. News / 8 minutes agoMike Portnoy invites Dream Theater to 50th birthday bashRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Metal Hammer

    Drummer Mike Portnoy says he'd love to perform the 12 Step Suite with his former Dream Theater bandmates - but admits it's unlikely The drummer recently revealed that he'll perform all five tracks of the 12 Step Suite in their entirety and in sequence on the Cruise To The Edge floating festival, which sets sail from Tampa, Florida, on February 7 and runs until February 11. The 12-Step Suite is made up of five tracks, each of which featured on separate Dream Theater albums and Portnoy said he alway intended to play it live. Now he adds that he'd love his former bandmates to join, but he says he doubts that will happen.


  5. Dream Theater's Jordan Rudess guests on An Endless Sporadic albumRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Metal Hammer

    An Endless Sporadic will release Magic Machine in September, featuring Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess and Flower Kings leader Roine Stolt Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess and Flower Kings mainman Roine Stolt make guest appearances on Magic Machine , the upcoming album from An Endless Sporadic. It's to be released on September 16, and mastermind Zach Kamins says it's a concerted effort to "bring out the true intention" of his band name.


  6. Fates Warning: Theories Of Flight [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Released: Jul 1, 2016 Genre: Progressive Metal, Progressive Rock Label: Inside Out Music Number Of Tracks: 8 Fates Warning continues its streak of consistently top-quality prog-metal with this mesmerizing, hard-hitting record. Fates Warning , to me, comprises one of the "big three" bands of American progressive metal, along with Dream Theater and QueensrA che , and unlike their contemporaries, they have managed to avoid drama and have been releasing fairly consistent albums of high quality.


  7. Watch Dream Theater tour visuals video for Moment Of BetrayalRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Metal Hammer

    Keyboardist Jordan Rudess said of the record: "I think this is a particular creative adventure for us, to write a concept album very much like a musical or a rock opera. "I think that whatever we decide to do next - which we haven't really decided - will be something very different."


  8. John Petrucci: I'm Glad We Didn't Release 'Images & Words' As Double Album Like We Planned [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci said he doesn't regret that the band abandoned plans to release their classic 1992 effort " Images and Words " as a double album. The group initially had the idea of including their 23-minute epic piece " A Change of Seasons " to the album, but ultimately released the piece as a separate EP three years later.


  9. Alex Lifeson to make guest appearance on Triumph guitarist Rik Emmett's new solo albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Rush is a Band

    ... that's not all. There are some other very special guests on the RES9 project - Rush guitarist ALEX LIFESON and Dream Theater vocalist JAMES LABRIE! There is a lot of effort being put into this behind the scenes, stay tuned for more! Emmett is a big ...


  10. News / 42 minutes agoFlying Colors to start work on 3rd album in DecemberRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Metal Hammer

    Drummer Mike Portnoy confirms Flying Colors will hit the studio in December to work on follow-up to 2014's Second Nature The former Dream Theater and current Winery Dogs sticksman is set to join keyboardist Neal Morse, guitarist Steve Morse, bassist Dave LaRue and singer Casey McPherson to write the follow-up to 2014's Second Nature later this year. He tells One On One Mitch Lafon: "We're pencilled in to reconvene in December and begin writing, so that's the plan.


  11. Feature / 20 Jul 2015The 11 best Dream Theater songsRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2015 | Metal Hammer

    Formed after leaving the Berklee College Of Music in 1985, Dream Theater have become synonymous with writing a cerebral, skilful and inventive blend of prog rock and metal, becoming the undisputed genre leaders given the gradual fall of Queensryche. Some 13 albums into their career, and surviving many changes of key personnel, they have remained a hugely imaginative force and have so far shown no indications of becoming creatively spent.


  12. Mike Portnoy to Perform Dream Theatera s a oe12-Step Suitea for the First Time LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | KIBZ-FM Lincoln

    Mike Portnoy celebrates his 50th birthday next year, and to celebrate, the former Dream Theater drummer will be performing his old band's epic "12-Step Suite" in its entirety for the first time ever. "12-Step Suite" is a set of five songs that spans across five different Dream Theater albums.


  13. Theme runs through Jelly Jama s melodic, tuneful a ProfitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Sunherald.com

    ... superstars: guitarist/vocalist Ty Tabor (King's X), drummer Rod Morgenstein (Winger) and John Myung (Dream Theater). Their first album was released in 2002, but work with their home bands has led to a sporadic Jelly Jam release schedule. There's a ...


  14. Mike Portnoy To Perform Dream Theater's '12-Step Suite' Live In Its Entirety [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Mike Portnoy is set for an interesting revisit of his Dream Theater days with a performance of the entire " 12-Step Suite ." The show will take place as part of the Cruise to the Edge in early February 2017.


  15. Twisted Sistera s a oeMetal Meltdowna Concert DVD Paying Tribute to Late Drummer Due in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    ... that 2016 would be their 40th and final year of live performances. This concert marked the debut of former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy as Pero's fill-in. The disc, including both DVD and Blu-ray discs and an audio CD, features the complete ...


  16. Ernie Ball Music Man and John Petrucci Issue JP16 Artist Series GuitarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Guitar World

    Ernie Ball Music Man has announced the JP16, a new guitar designed in collaboration with Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci. This guitar is part of the Ernie Ball Music Man Artist Series, alongside models designed with St. Vincent , Maroon 5's James Valentine, Steve Lukather, Albert Lee and Steve Morse.


  17. Rock the City Festival brings to us the veterans from Twisted SisterRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | Nine O'Clock

    ... by the legendary vocalist Dee Snider, fans will enjoy again the presence in Bucharest of the former drummer of Dream Theater, Mike Portnoy, who will replace A. J. Pero, who died last year.


  18. Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, June 23, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Rio Times

    ... Callado on drums. Audio Rebel - 8PM Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo- Tel: (21) 3435-2692 Entrance: R$20 Dream Theater (Flamengo) American progressive metal band, Dream Theater will perform live at Vivo Rio tonight. Vivo Rio - 7PM Avenida Infante Dom ...


  19. News / 37 minutes agoLevin Minnemann Rudess offer clips from 2nd albumRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | Metal Hammer

    Tony Levin, Marco Minemann and Jordan Rudess stream a teaser for 2nd album From The Law Offices Of Levin Minneman Rudess Tony Levin, Marco Minnemann and Jordan Rudess have released a promo video and teaser audio clip for their second album From The Law Offices Of Levin Minneman Rudess . King Crimson bassist Levin, Steven Wilson drummer Minnemann and Dream Theater keyboardist Rudess will release the follow-up to 2013's self-titled record on July 15. In the video Levin says that the trio had long wanted to regroup in the studio, adding: "Touring schedules being what they are, it's taken a while to have the opportunity to do this album the way we want.


  20. Mesa Boogie: JP-2C John Petrucci Signature [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Most people will equate this amp with Metallica and of course Dream Theater - but it's not a one trick pony. It will cover everything from dirty rock 'n' roll, to punk, to classic metal, to the more modern extended range guitar metal you hear today.