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  1. Favorite New Album of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WBAB-FM West Babylon

    ... a monster drummer who incidentally played drums on Satch's last tour! And to think he came this close to being Dream Theater's new drummer! FAVORITE TRACK: 'Douche' 4) Slash - "World on Fire" Slash and Myles Kennedy are emerging as an awesomely ...


  2. 12 Days of Holiday Deals from Guitar World: Day 10 - Get the Ultimate Wild Metal DVD Pack for $15Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Guitar World

    ... acked power chords, and much more! Guitar World's instructional DVD, Wild Stringdom by John Petrucci featuring Dream Theater's frontman. This master lead guitarist shows you:


  3. John Petrucci Signature ClipLock Strap AvailableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Guitar Player

    DiMarzio has just released a signature ClipLockA Quick Release Guitar Strap specially designed for and with John Petrucci, Dream Theater guitarist extraordinaire and esteemed DiMarzio endorser. The John Petrucci ClipLockA Guitar Strap is 2-inch black nylon and features John's JP shield logo in gray and black stitched to the lower front portion, just above the heavy-duty clip and bushing that attaches to your guitar.


  4. Dream Theater's John Petrucci on the 'Major...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Billboard

    Ten years after the onstage shooting of Pantera legend "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott , Billboard spoke with the guitar god's friends, family and fellow rock icons about the hole the 38-year-old shredder's death left in metal and in their lives. Here, Dream Theater 's John Petrucci discusses the axeman's strengths as a musician.


  5. UG Showdown, Round 1: Brian May Vs. John Petrucci [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... next round, where he will await the winner of the following peculiar duel - Queen 's guitar hero Brian May vs. Dream Theater virtuoso John Petrucci . The first champion of this odd pair co-founded one of the most legendary rock acts of all time, ...


  6. a Q&a with a Keytar playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | OUPblog

    ... get good responses from the audience. Lots of players have used and currently use a keytar! Jordan Rudess from Dream Theater, Herbie Hancock, and Stevie Wonder all shred on Keytar! They were popular in the 80's, but have recently become popular ...


  7. Who Should Be Megadeth's Next Guitarist And Drummer? [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... be a possibility. A more left-field option would be Mike Portnoy . He's got the chops, and without full time Dream Theater commitments to contend with these days, he's probably got the time to do it. On the guitar front, Nick Cordle , who left Arch ...


  8. CD Review: Isthmusia Delivers a Dose of Pure Prog-RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Northwest Music Scene

    ... Since the 90's, many progressive rock bands tend to go for the more "metal" approach which has brought Dream Theater so much fame. But it's really refreshing to hear Isthmusia take a more laid back approach that hints more at the stylings of ...


  9. John Petrucci Samples Prototype Mesa/Boogie Mark 5 Twenty-Five Guitar Amp - VideoRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | Guitar World

    Late last week, the gang at Mesa/Boogie posted a video of Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci testing out a prototype of the company's Mark 5 Twenty-Five guitar amp. "Petrucci visited the Mesa factory in April 2014 before his San Francisco show.


  10. Concert review | Joe Bonamassa: Acoustic or electric, it's great bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... Ireland, who played the fiddle, banjo and mandolin; keyboardist Derek Sherinian (whose many credits include Dream Theater); and Mats Wester from Sweden, who played the mandola and nyckelharpa (it's like a hurdy-gurdy, but uses a bow). You wouldn't ...


  11. Guitar Workshop Plus Announces 2015 ScheduleRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Guitar Player

    In addition to an outstanding faculty roster, the following artists have worked with the program: Joe Satriani, Alex Lifeson , Robben Ford, John Scofield, Steve Vai, Rik Emmett,Randy Bachman, Paul Gilbert, Andy Summers , Billy Sheehan, Pierre Bensusan, John Petrucci , Orianthi, John Abercrombie, Duke Robillard, Tommy Emmanuel, John Knowles, John Jorgenson, Sue Foley,Jennifer Batten, Tosin Abasi, and Stu Hamm, to name a few. The workshop is designed for aspiring musicians of all ages, whether solo or with the whole band or family.


  12. Gig Review: Bigelf, O2 Academy, NewcastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Northern Echo

    In most bands the keyboard player is more often than not banished to the side of the stage out of harm's way, but not so in American Prog Rock band Bigelf where Damon Fox takes centre stage imprisoned on both sides by an impressive array of vintage keyboards from Mini Moogs, Hammond Organs and the king of Prog instruments, the Mellotron. For a fair few years it looked as though Bigelf would be unable to capitalise on the success of their Cheat the Gallows album as internal divisions and personal issues threatened to tear the band apart and after a long period of inactivity it was former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy who urged Fox to take up the gauntlet once more.


  13. Nightingale: Retribution [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... in a condensed length. Amongst the copious amounts of stock synth backing in just about every song, the Dream Theater -derived keyboard leads are still out and about in " Lucifer's Lament ," " Forevermore ," " The Voyage of Endurance ," and " 27 ...


  14. Gus G. Talks Upcoming Projects, Working With Ozzy Osbourne + MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | WWBN-FM Burton

    ... in November and December. A lot of great people on there, like Zakk Wylde and Blasko and James Labrie of Dream Theater , Dave Ellefson of Megadeth , Joey Belladonna , a lot of great people on there. We're gonna go out there, have fun and play a lot ...


  15. Review: Bigelf at the O2 Academy NewcastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Chronicle Live

    ... and personal issues threatened to tear the band apart and after a long period of inactivity it was former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy who urged Fox, who has recently worked with Lisa Marie Presley and former 4 Non Blondes singer Linda Perry, ...


  16. Italian Gruv Gear Artist Alberto Rigoni Releases New Album 'Overloaded'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... Wise Monkeys" album which featured amazing contributions from legendary musicians such as Kevin Moore (ex-Dream Theater), Goran Edman (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen), Italian bassist and prog rock composer Alberto Rigoni has released his fourth album entitled ...


  17. Mike Portnoy: 'Calling 'The Endless River' A Pink Floyd Album Is Disrespectful' [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has slammed new Pink Floyd album " The Endless River ," claiming that putting the record out under the Pink Floyd name is disrespectful to Roger Waters , Syd Barrett and Rick Wright . Writing on his official Facebook page, Portnoy stated: "What's this about a new Pink Floyd album? Last I checked, Waters is no longer in the band and Wright and Barrett are dead."


  18. Dream Theater's John Petrucci: Drummer Switch 'Was As Smooth As Any...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci has discussed the departure of Mike Portnoy in the October 25 edition of " The Classic Metal Show ," Blabbermouth reports. "There's not many situations in life where you can say you wouldn't have done anything differently, but this is one of 'em," he kicked off.


  19. Review: Ernie Ball/Music Man Majesty Guitar - VideoRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Guitar World

    ... if at all, since the Fifties or Eighties. The Ernie Ball/Music Man Majesty, designed in collaboration with Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci, is a refreshingly modern instrument that is the electric guitar equivalent of a 2015 Aston Martin ...


  20. Metal All Stars show set for December 23 in Tel AvivRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Jerusalem Post

    Tel Aviv will surpass noise level restrictions on December 23 when a motley crew of hard rock veterans join forces for a Metal All Stars show at Hangar 11. Featuring a dozen players ranging from '60s Vanilla Fudge/Cactus alumni Carmine Appice and Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde to past and present members of Dream Theater , Queensryche , Megadeth and Anthrax , the Metal All Stars promise to perform a myriad of metal classics. Tickets went on sale on Sunday via eventim.co.il Your comment must be approved by a moderator before being published on JPost.com.