Dream Theater Announces New Album, Tour Dates

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Dream Theater has unveiled their 15th studio album, which will be entitled A View From the Top of the World. The record is marked for a worldwide release on October 22nd.

“’A View From The Top Of The World’ is Dream Theater at its musical finest expanding on the sound they helped create while maintaining the elements that have garnered them devoted fans around the globe,” a press release explains.

The band created their new music during the downtime caused by the pandemic. The group worked on it from the recently finished DTHQ (Dream Theater Headquarters) with singer James Labrie on Zoom from Canada. He flew down to the space, which is in New York, in March to track his vocals in person.

“We just love to play our instruments,” says guitarist John Petrucci. “That never goes away. I love to be creative, write, and exercise that part of my mind. We’ve been able to do this for a long time, and we don’t take it for granted. Whenever we get together, we know we can’t disappoint ourselves or our fans, so we manage to try even harder.”

The band has yet to release any music from the effort, so we can’t marvel at the bass lines of John Myung just yet. However, they’ll be bringing the songs from A View From The Top Of The World to the masses with a two-month tour around the U.S. and Canada. The trek begins October 28th in Mesa, Arizona and will snake around the States with a handful of dates in Ontario and Quebec. It’s slated to finish on December 14th in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Dream Theater Top of the World Tour Dates:

Oct 28Mesa Arts CenterMesa, AZ
Oct 29San Diego Civic TheaterSan Diego, CA
Oct 30Microsoft TheaterLos Angeles, CA
Nov 1Fox TheaterOakland, CA
Nov 2Arlene Schnitzer Concert HallPortland, OR
Nov 4Paramount TheatreSeattle, WA
Nov 6ParamountDenver, CO
Nov 8State TheatreMinneapolis, MN
Nov 9Miller High Life TheatreMilwaukee, WI
Nov 11The Chicago TheatreChicago, IL
Nov 12Goodyear TheaterAkron, OH
Nov 13MERIDIAN HALLToronto, Canada
Nov 15National Arts CentreOttawa, Canada
Nov 16Grand Theatre de QuebecQuebec, Canada
Nov 17Place BellLaval, Canada
Nov 19Kodak CenterRochester, NY
Nov 20The Met PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA
Nov 21Warner TheatreWashington, DC
Nov 23Boch CenterWang TheatreBoston, MA
Nov 28Toyota Oakdale TheatreWallingford, CT
Nov 29Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre at the Count Basie Center for the ArtsRed Bank, NJ
Nov 30Kings TheatreBrooklyn, NY
Dec 2Ovens AuditoriumCharlotte, NC
Dec 3The Andrew J Brady ICON Music CenterCincinnati, OH
Dec 4Peabody Opera HouseSt Louis, MO
Dec 6Grand Ole Opry HouseNashville, TN
Dec 7Coca-Cola RoxyAtlanta, GA
Dec 9The FactoryDallas, TX
Dec 10ACL Live at The Moody TheaterAustin, TX
Dec 11Revention Music CenterHouston, TX
Dec 13Hard Rock LiveOrlando, FL
Dec 14Mahaffey TheaterSaint Petersburg, FL

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