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Video: Dream Theater Release Latest In-Studio Update, Call New Album Their “Strongest Work to Date”

Video: Dream Theater Release Latest In-Studio Update, Call New Album Their “Strongest Work to Date”

Dream Theater have posted another behind-the-scenes, in-the-studio video, giving fans some new details about the band’s upcoming album. “We feel like this album is our strongest work to date,” says John Petrucci as the video kicks off. “There is an instrumental on the album. We haven’t had a stand-alone instrumental in a long time. We […]

Dream Theater Announce Self-Titled New Album to Be Released September 24

Dream Theater Announce Self-Titled New Album to Be Released September 24

Dream Theater have officially announced their new studio album — Dream Theater — which will be released September 24 by Roadrunner Records. The album was recorded at Cove City Sound Studios in Glen Cove, New York, with guitarist John Petrucci producing and Richard Chycki (Aerosmith, Rush) engineering and mixing. The album is the band’s first […]

Video: Dream Theater Release Trailer for ‘Live at Luna Park’ CD/DVD

Video: Dream Theater Release Trailer for ‘Live at Luna Park’ CD/DVD

Dream Theater have released a trailer for their new live album, DVD and Blu-ray, Live At Luna Park. The DVD, which was filmed over two nights in South America during a 15-month world tour that hit 35 countries, will be released in May by Eagle Rock Entertainment. “This is without a doubt the closest a […]

2013 Preview: The Most Anticipated Albums of the Year

2013 Preview: The Most Anticipated Albums of the Year

2013 is going to be a good year. How do we know? Because some of the biggest, badass-est bands in hard rock and heavy metal are set to drop new bombs over the following 300-plus days. Read on to see just what we mean–and get fucking psyched. A Day to Remember TITLE: Common Courtesy RELEASE […]

Sylencer Main Man Markus Johansson Picks the Top Five “Big Four” Albums

Sylencer Main Man Markus Johansson Picks the Top Five “Big Four” Albums

The brainchild of musician Markus Johansson, Sylencer recently released their new album, A Lethal Dose of Truth, which features guest appearances by Brendon Small (Dethklok), Gene Hoglan (Death, Testament), Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Andy LaRocque (King Diamond), and Rob Caggiano (Anthrax). The last guest reflects Johansson’s love of the so-called “Big Four” of thrash metal–Metallica, […]

Members of Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax, and Adrenaline Mob to Present Metal Masters 3 Clinic in April

Members of Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax, and Adrenaline Mob to Present Metal Masters 3 Clinic in April

Samson, Hartke, Zoom, and Best Buy are pleased to announce the third installment of Samson’s “Metal Masters” series of instrument clinics, which will be held on Thursday, April 12, at the Key Club on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, CA. Doors will open at 7:00pm. Having surprised the audience at Metal Master 2 in New […]

Flying Colors—Featuring Mike Portnoy and Deep Purple’s Steve Morse—Announce Debut Album

Flying Colors—Featuring Mike Portnoy and Deep Purple’s Steve Morse—Announce Debut Album

Flying Colors–the new project featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold, Adrenaline Mob) and guitarist Steve Morse (Deep Purple, Dixie Dregs)–have revealed details of their upcoming debut album. The self-titled record, which was produced by Peter Collins (Rush, Queensrÿche), will be available on March 27. You can view the track listing below the clip. […]

Adrenaline Mob to Release Debut Full-Length on March 13

Adrenaline Mob to Release Debut Full-Length on March 13

Metal supergroup Adrenaline Mob have announced that their debut full-length album, titled Omertá, will be released on March 13. The band–which features vocalist Russell Allen (Symphony X), drummer Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold), guitarists Mike Orlando and Rich Ward (Fozzy), and bassist Paul DiLeo (Fozzy)–released a self-titled EP last August. The new album is […]

Dream Theater Issue Q&A Statement on Their Latest Album, “Spinal Tap Moments,” and Peter Gabriel

Dream Theater Issue Q&A Statement on Their Latest Album, “Spinal Tap Moments,” and Peter Gabriel

Dream Theater, who returned with new album A Dramatic Turn of Events earlier this year, were recently nominated for a Best Hard Rock/Metal Grammy for their track “On the Backs Of Angels” and are planning a world tour for 2012. Guitarist John Petrucci, keyboardist Jordan Rudess, and drummer Mike Mangini recently released a Q&A statement, […]

Mike Portnoy Accuses His Former Band, Dream Theater, of Plagiarism

Mike Portnoy Accuses His Former Band, Dream Theater, of Plagiarism

Drummer Mike Portnoy has accused his former band, Dream Theater, of ripping off hard rockers Red for their song “Build Me Up, Break Me Down.” The implication was made after a poster had commented on Portnoy’s own website forum about the similarity of the track to Red’s previously released “Feed the Machine.” The plot is […]