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  • Finally, here is the information you have all been waiting for:

    The upcoming Dream Theater DVD / video release will be called "METROPOLIS 2000: Scenes From New York".

    As already reported, the tentative release dates are:

    Europe: Monday, February 26th, 2001
    USA: Tuesday, February 27th, 2001

    The contents of the VHS...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • Hi all,
    Just wanted to fill y'all in:

    Dream Theater will enter Bear Tracks studios in New York at the beginning of next month (March 2001) to begin work on the follow up to "Scenes From A Memory". The new album will once again be self-produced and the band will once again be using engineer Doug Oberkircher who has worked with the band...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • Here is a press release from Mike Portnoy about the upcoming "Metropolis 2000: Scenes From New York" DVD release:

    I am extremely sorry to announce that due to errors in the DVD authoring process, the release date of Metropolis 2000: Scenes From New York has once again been delayed to April 24th, 2001.

    I am furious over these errors...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • As mentioned in the DVD delay press release, the new tentative release date for the "Metropolis 2000" DVD is April 24th, 2001. The record label still wants to release the DVD and VHS simultaneously, which means the VHS will be released on April 24th as well.

    CDNow is currently cancelling all pre-orders, and other online stores are expected...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • There have been reports from Norway and France that there are synchronization problems with the PAL version of the "Metropolis 2000" DVD. Apparently, the audio is a slightly out of synchronization with the video, especially during "Scenes From A Memory".

    We do not know if all PAL versions are affected by this problem. It may or may not be...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • On Thursday, April 19th, CDnow started shipping the "Metropolis 2000: Scenes From New York" DVD. Those who pre-ordered "Metropolis 2000" with the overnight shipping option are already receiving it!

    If you don't have a DVD player, the NTSC VHS of "Metropolis 2000" is...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • "Metropolis 2000: Scenes From New York" is this month's #1 Top Selling music DVD at! Their Top Seller lists are updated on the first Monday evening of the month.

    The DVD has also entered Billboard's Top Music Video chart at number 5! (Issue Date: May 12, 2001)

    Jul 04, 11.
  • During a question and answer session at the Your Majesty Convention on Saturday, May 19th, in Paris, Mike Portnoy had the following news:

    * 80% of the music for the new Dream Theater album is done.
    * Five songs have been recorded so far (total of 55 minutes worth).
    * John Myung will be playing an 8 string bass on some...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • Elektra will be issuing a new Dream Theater Live 3 CD set on September 18th, 2001, entitled "Live Scenes From New York". It will be the *complete* show recorded at Roseland Ballroom in New York City on August 30th, 2000, in its entirety from start to finish.

    Track listing is:

    Set 1: (Scenes From A Memory)

    Jul 04, 11.
  • Mike Portnoy recently released the following information:

    - Six songs have been recorded for the new Dream Theater studio album.

    - Not all of the recorded material will fit on one CD.

    - No lyrics were written yet when the band finished recording. The lyrics will be written during the current break. Once again,...

    Jul 04, 11.
  • Dream Theater's 3-CD live album "Live Scenes From New York" entered CDNow's TopSellers list at number 19, and made it all the way up to number 2 on August 12th!

    You can pre-order the album here to keep the momentum going.

    Jul 04, 11.
  • According to Dream Theater's record label, they are aiming to re-release the remastered PAL DVD of "Metropolis 2000" on September 10th, 2001, simultaneously with the release of the 3-CD live album.

    On the right you can see the sticker that will be on the box under the shrink wrap to assure that you are purchasing the "correct" version.

    Jul 04, 11.