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  • Jordan Rudess will be doing a chat session for the Artist Shop on Sunday, February 21st, 1999 at 3pm eastern/12 noon pacific:

    We have a new chat on the schedule. Keyboard Wiz Jordan Rudess will be joining us on Sunday, February 21st at 3pm eastern/12 noon pacific. Jordan Rudess is one of the hottest new keyboardists on the progressive music...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • Official Dream Theater fanclub members can expect their fanzine and Christmas CD in the first half of January, 2000. Due to a delay with the pressing of the CDs, it will unfortunately not be possible to meet the "Christmas deadline". Don't worry, it'll be well worth the wait!


    After nearly six years of...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • Metal Maniacs magazine will be featuring Dream Theater in their upcoming March 2000 issue, which will be on-sale starting December 21st, 1999.

    Jul 04, 11.
  • Marlene & myself are proud to announce the birth of our second child and first son:

    Max John Portnoy

    Sunday March 7th, 1999 at 12:37pm
    8 lbs, 13 oz in weight and 20 1/2" in length

    Please excuse the delirious parents if they can't reply to phone calls or emails for about a week or so....we've got some re-adjusting to...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • Mike Portnoy will be visiting Sabian's chatroom on Thursday, May 27th, 1999 at 9 - 10 pm EST. You will need to register as a "Zone" member, to be able to be at this chat. Once you get to Sabian's site, click on "Sabian Zone" in the top right corner. After you've entered, click on the "Non Members...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • For the fifth year in a row, Mike Portnoy has won the "Progressive Rock" category of the Modern Drummer Magazine Reader's Poll! This places him on the magazine's Honor Roll. Mike also placed two albums in the "Performance of the Year" category with "Once In A LIVEtime" and "Liquid Tension...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • Dream Theater will be back in the studio in February to work on a new album. None of the "Falling Into Infinity" leftovers will be used, except for possibly Metropolis part II. The band will be writing and recording simultaniously (ala LTE). Unfortunately, Mike's project with Pete Trewavas (Marillion) and Neal Morse (Spock's Beard) has been put on...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • Dream Theater will start working on the new studio album this coming week. Writing and recording will begin on Monday, February 8th, 1999, at Bear Tracks Studios in Suffern, New York. Doug Oberkircher will be the engineer. This means the new album will be recorded in the same studio with the same engineer as "Images And Words" and "A Change Of...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • We are 95% finished with the recording process...
    (Just a few vocal, guitar & percussion overdubs that still need to go to tape...)

    We are scheduled to begin mixing July 15th with David Bottrill (Tool, King Crimson, Peter Gabriel) at Electric Ladyland studios in NYC.

    We seem to still be on track for an October-ish release...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • Hi all,
    We are back from an incredibly exausting trip in & out of Korea for the live debut of "Dream Theater 2000"!
    Well, the whole experience was nothing short of unusual....

    For starters, this was the very 1st Rock festival EVER in the country of Korea.
    (which also made it the "biggest" concert event as well..)

    Jul 04, 11.
  • Dream Theater's upcoming masterpiece was finished at 2am on August 26th, 1999. The final touches at mastering have been done, and the album was delivered to the record company the following morning. The album is now ready for production, and will be released on October 26th, 1999. Kevin Shirley has been mixing a lot of the songs as well, so the...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • CDnow is currently taking pre-orders for Dream Theater's upcoming masterpiece, which will be released on Tuesday, October 26th, 1999.

    Click here to order the album

    Jul 04, 11.