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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
New Albums

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....

Dream Theater’s John Myung on Band’s Future and “Greatest Bassist” Title
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Dream Theater’s John Myung on Band’s Future and “Greatest Bassist” Title

Dream Theater’s John Myung was interviewed by MusicRadar.com after being voted “Greatest Bassist of All Time” in their online poll. In response to the title, the bassist exclaimed, “…I, in no way, feel that it’s true in the sense of the title of the award, because there’s so many great players all over the world who contribute amazing music. So,...

Concerts & Tours, New Albums

Iron Maiden Announce New Album Release Date, Free Download and Tour

Iron Maiden unveiled the artwork and releases date of their upcoming studio album, The Final Frontier. The band’s new CD will be available Monday, August 16th. Until then they are giving away the first single, “El Dorado,” as a free download. The Final Frontier will be the group’s 15th studio album, following up on 2006’s A Matter of Life and...

Concerts & Tours

Dream Theater announces South America & Mexico tour dates

Dream Theater’s global tour continues with a March 5-24 tour of South America and Mexico. The band – featuring John Myung on bass, John Petrucci on guitar and vocals, Mike Portnoy on drums, percussion and vocals, and Jordan Rudess on keys – will play 11 shows in six countries. The tour is in support of Dream Theater’s 10th studio release,...

New Albums

Dream Theater: Black Clouds and Silver Linings coming in June

Dream Theater will release their latest work of art on June 23rd, 2009. The album will once again feature the expertise of drummer Mike Portnoy, guitarist John Patrucci, keyboard player Jordan Rudess, vocalist James LaBrie, and, let’s not forget, bassist John Myung. This album marks their 10th studio album, and it is available for pre-order. Stay tuned for my review!