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  1. Historic Riverside theater helping to energize downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... Derek & Julianne Hough, plus additional nights with Willie Nelson, Boyz II Men, Wayne Brady, hard rock band Dream Theater and finalists from NBC's vocal competition, “The Sing-Off.” Semi-regular open mic nights on Mondays are popular ...


  2. UG Showdown, Round 2: Robert Fripp Vs. Brian May [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... a chunk of fireplace known as the Red Special . Apparently he eats prog masters for breakfast, as he bested Dream Theater 's John Petrucci to reach phase two. Let's hear you! The rules remain the same - poll below, click on a few right spots to ...


  3. Jordan Rudess' app Jordantron reviewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Keyboard Magazine

    Calling Jordan Rudess a legend is a bit of an understatement. From his pioneering work with prog-metal band Dream Theater to his forward-thinking apps for the earliest versions of iOS, Rudess has remained at the forefront of both progressive rock and synthesis technology for over 20 years.


  4. Hail to the kings: Avenged Sevenfold set to play in MalaysiaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Star Online

    ... drummer and major musical contributor, The Rev, A7X finished recording most of its Nightmare album with ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy. Once Portnoy fulfilled his agreement with the band they needed a new permanent drummer, and turned to Arin ...


  5. Dream Theater Entering Studio In February, Hoping To Release Album By Fall [News]Read the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Dream Theater vocalist James LaBrie has announced that prog titans are aiming to enter studio in February and have a new album out by this fall. Chatting with Simcoe , James didn't reveal any additional info, so stay tuned for updates.


  6. Dream Theater's John Petrucci Performs Judas Priest Song with...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Guitar World

    Everyone eventually sits in with their wife's Judas Priest cover band-and Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci is no different! Below, watch Petrucci perform "Beyond the Realms of Death" with Judas Priestess, a band that features his wife, Rena Sands, on guitar. Of course, Judas Priestess is an all-female band; Sands is also the former guitarist in Meanstreak, another all-female metal band.


  7. Five Firsts: Neil Pearlman of Alba's EdgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Nippertown!

    ... (100 Dreams Ago by Ben Waltzer is a great one) or else the Live at Budokan triple-CD set by prog-metal band Dream Theater. I went through quite a phase of listening to them in high school, for better or worse! 2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW ...


  8. Year in Review: The Top 10 Guitar Lessons of 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Guitar World

    With 2015 about to kick in , Guitar World is taking a nostalgic look back at the most popular GuitarWorld.com stories of 2014, including viral videos, guitar lessons and other features. Even though it's a best-of piece, you'll still find a fine assortment of useful lessons here-everything from Betcha Can't Play This videos by Marty Friedman and Dream Theater's John Petrucci, not to mention two lessons by Steve Stine of LessonFace.


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

    Dec 19, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Dec 14, 2014 | 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:


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

    Dec 9, 2014 | 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.


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

    Dec 8, 2014 | 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.


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

    Dec 1, 2014 | 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, ...


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

    Nov 29, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Nov 27, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Nov 25, 2014 | 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 ...


  17. 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.


  18. 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 ...


  19. 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.


  20. 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.