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Dream Theater Bass Play-Along Book Released
Sheet Music & Instruction

Dream Theater Bass Play-Along Book Released

Fans of the progressive metal band Dream Theater interested in learning John Myung’s bass lines have a little extra help via a new book, Dream Theater: Bass Play-Along Volume 47. The book, published by Hal Leonard Corp., includes the tab for 10 songs, as well as a CD featuring the bass lines and separate backing tracks. The book also includes...

Dream Theater Breaks Fourth Wall on New Live DVD
New Albums

Dream Theater Breaks Fourth Wall on New Live DVD

Dream Theater experienced a homecoming when it played the Boston Opera House earlier this year and The Berklee College of Music Orchestra and Choir made a guest appearance. The band has a deep association with Berklee. Guitarist John Petrucci and bassist John Myung are Berklee alumni. Drummer Mike Mangini was a professor at the school before joining Dream Theater. The...

Dream Theater Releases Studio Album Box Set
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Dream Theater Releases Studio Album Box Set

Progressive metal greats Dream Theater have released the quintessential set for anyone who loves their music. covers 10 studio albums by the group, which features the extraordinary founding member John Myung on bass. The group’s 2011 offering – A Dramatic Turn of Events – which is part of the set, was nominated for a Grammy. This set will remind anyone...

Hal Leonard Publishes Dream Theater Bass Anthology
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Hal Leonard Publishes Dream Theater Bass Anthology

John Myung’s playing in Dream Theater is hard to duplicate, but the from Hal Leonard aims to help you do just that, with transcriptions of 14 of the progressive metal band’s most popular songs as played by the iconic bassist. You can try your hand at replicating his technique, particularly his tapping style on “Metropolis-Part 1”, with the help of...

Dream Theater Announces 2014 North American Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Dream Theater Announces 2014 North American Tour Dates

After announcing European tour dates, Dream Theater has revealed their North American tour plans for 2014. The prog metal outfit will be kicking things off at Toronto’s Massey Hall before covering the States in the Northeast, Midwest, and West Coast. Their trek is capped with three dates in Mexico. “We are all really pumped and excited to bring our new...

Dream Theater Releases New Album and Announces Tour Dates
New Albums

Dream Theater Releases New Album and Announces Tour Dates

Dream Theater has released their twelfth album, Dream Theater. Not only is this the band’s first self-titled release, it is also the first to fully feature the band’s newest drummer, Mike Mangini, who replaced Mike Portnoy in 2010. Dream Theater’s longest tenured members, bassist John Myung and guitarist John Petrucci are also joined by vocalist James LaBrie and keyboardist Jordan...

Dream Theater: Instrumedley (John Myung Angle)
Bass Videos

Dream Theater: Instrumedley (John Myung Angle)

Dream Theater’s “Instrumedley”, AKA “The Dance of Instrumentals” is an instrumental showcase the band performed only during their live shows. Here’s the best version of the performance – the one focused exclusively on bassist John Myung.

Dream Theater Announces Summer Tour with the Crimson Projekct
Concerts & Tours

Dream Theater Announces Summer Tour with the Crimson Projekct

Prog fans will have lots to look forward to this summer as Dream Theater is teaming up with Crimson Projekct for a hefty North American tour. The two bands will be kicking it off on June 15th in Rochester, New York before hitting Quebec, then criss-crossing the U.S. This marks the second North American leg of Dream Theater’s tour in...

Dream Theater: YTSE Jam, Live in 2004
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Dream Theater: YTSE Jam, Live in 2004

Dream Theater celebrated the 15th anniversary of their debut record, When Dream and Day Unite, in 2004 by performing the album in its entirety. The instrumental “YTSE Jam” has some fancy fretwork by bassist John Myung, as he plays the melody with guitarist John Petrucci. Unfortunately, the camera guys don’t focus on Myung during the bass solo at 3:47, but...

Dream Theater Releases “A Dramatic Turn of Events”
New Albums

Dream Theater Releases “A Dramatic Turn of Events”

Dream Theater’s newest album is aptly named. A Dramatic Turn of Events is the band’s eleventh studio album, and first to feature new drummer Mike Mangini, replacing Mike Portnoy, who left the band a year ago. Work on the album began in January of this year, and wrapped in June at Cove City Sound Studios in Long Island, New York....

Dream Theater Announces New Album, Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Dream Theater Announces New Album, Tour Dates

In preparation for their next album, Dream Theater have announced a run of North American tour dates starting September 24th at the Warfield in San Francisco. This will be the group’s first venture without drummer Mike Portnoy, who left the band in September 2010 and subsequently replaced by Mike Mangini. The new album, A Dramatic Turn of Events, is due...

The Jelly Jam Re-Release First Two Albums, Finish Up Third
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The Jelly Jam Re-Release First Two Albums, Finish Up Third

The Jelly Jam, a prog-rock trio featuring Dream Theater’s John Myung on bass, has had its first two albums re-released as high-resolution MP3 downloads on the Molken Music website. The band, rounded out by King’s X guitarist/vocalist Ty Tabor and Dixie Dregs drummer Rod Morgenstein, put out their eponymous debut in 2002 followed by The Jelly Jam 2 in 2004....