Dream Theater – New Album Coming Soon | Official Site
Yes, it does sound considerably better!
Having said that, the biggest win is the increased dynamic range, and in all honesty, they could have done that on the regular CD as well. The additional advantage of 96 Khz / 24 Bit is a much more delicate affair.
I hope DT follows artists such as Peter Gabriel in the future. You get a voucher for a free download of 96 Khz / 24 Bit with the the purchase of the special edition of his latest album.