Out Now: Dream Theater Adds to its Legacy with Epic New LP ‘A View from the Top of the World’ (Listen)

Seven tracks spanning more than an hour. That’s what you get with A View from the Top of the World, the new studio album from prog-rock greats Dream Theater. Released on Friday, the band’s 15th studio album to date is a sonic adventure into the stratosphere, fitting given both the album title and artwork. Ambition… Continue reading Out Now: Dream Theater Adds to its Legacy with Epic New LP ‘A View from the Top of the World’ (Listen)

Dream Theater Debuts “Invisible Monster,” New LP ‘A View from the Top of the World’ Out 10/22

Dream Theater ( L to R: John Petrucci, Mike Mangini, James LaBrie, John Myung, Jordan Rudess Photo Credit: Rayon Richards)

Prog/metal titans Dream Theater are preparing to release a new album, A View from the Top of the World, on Oct. 22. The band has been previewing it in recent weeks with a couple of absolutely epic tracks, and the latest is no exception. Titled “Invisible Monster,” it spans six and a half minutes of… Continue reading Dream Theater Debuts “Invisible Monster,” New LP ‘A View from the Top of the World’ Out 10/22

Preview Dream Theater’s New Album with the Epic, 9-and-a-Half-Minute “The Alien” (Pre-Order LP, Out 10/22)

Fear not, hard-rock fans: Dream Theater is still doing its thing — and the prog/metal icons‘ latest song will go a long way toward emphasizing that. “The Alien,” shared Friday as a preview of the band’s new album, A View from the Top of the World, clocks in at nearly 10 minutes, soaring guitars and… Continue reading Preview Dream Theater’s New Album with the Epic, 9-and-a-Half-Minute “The Alien” (Pre-Order LP, Out 10/22)

Dream Theater Announce ‘A View From The Top Of The World,’ New Studio Album Coming 10/22

On Oct. 22, revered prog-rock/metal band Dream Theater will return with A View From The Top Of The World, its fifteenth studio album and first since 2019’s Distance Over Time. The album news was announced on Wednesday, with the record’s back story stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent forced downtime, which facilitated a burst… Continue reading Dream Theater Announce ‘A View From The Top Of The World,’ New Studio Album Coming 10/22

Out Now: Prog/Metal Titans Toast Pink Floyd with ‘Still Wish You Were Here’ Tribute Album (Listen)

Released in 1975, Wish You Were Here is one of the most crucial albums ever released, as well as a high water mark of Pink Floyd and its impossibly rich history of music — and today, May 28, a star-studded new tribute album, Still Wish You Were Here, is available via Cleopatra Records. A news release sums up the importance… Continue reading Out Now: Prog/Metal Titans Toast Pink Floyd with ‘Still Wish You Were Here’ Tribute Album (Listen)

Carl Palmer on the Legacy of Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Q&A)

Between 1970 -1973 with the studio albums Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Trilogy, Tarkus and Brain Salad Surgery, ELP created some of prog rock’s most seminal and enduring music with their battalions of musically adventurous material framed by world class musicianship and the powerful vocals of bassist Greg Lake. Now with the band’s catalog being reissued as special… Continue reading Carl Palmer on the Legacy of Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Q&A)