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Dream Theater Channel Prog Metal in 'Dream Theater' - Premiere

Check out the veteran band's 12th studio album

Dream Theater
Roadrunner Records
September 16, 2013 10:00 AM ET

Dream Theater have helped carry the torch of modern progressive rock for nearly three decades. But their forthcoming 12th album represents the birth of a new era in the band's career.

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This self-titled LP, produced by guitarist John Petrucci, is their first to involve new drummer Mike Magnini in the creative process from the beginning. The album features a disparate blend of styles, from the doomy instrumental "Enigma Machine" to the symphonic-metal intro "False Awakening Suite" to the epic "Behind the Veil," which morphs from moody atmospherics to a sing-along arena-rock chorus.

Dream Theater will be released on September 24th on Roadrunner Records. In the meantime, check out an exclusive stream of the full LP.

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