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Dream Theater React to Grammy Nod, Tease North American Tour Announcement

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Dream Theater have received their second overall Grammy nomination. The progressive metal giants were nominated for the golden gramophone in the 2014 Best Metal Performance category for 'The Enemy Inside.' In response to the nomination, Dream Theater have released a statement to show their appreciation.

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2014 Grammy Nominees for Best Metal Performance: Anthrax, Black Sabbath, Dream Theater, Killswitch Engage + Volbeat With King Diamond

Anthrax Black Sabbath Dream Theater Killswitch Engage Volbeat King Diamond
Kevin Winter / Jason Merritt, Getty Images / Century Media Roadrunner Records / Liz Ramanand, Loudwire / Metal Blade

Metal may not get the wealth of recognition that other genres receive, but the big category that every metalhead music fan should be paying attention to is the Best Metal Performance category. The nominees for the 2014 Grammy Awards were just announced and there's a diverse group of acts populating the category.

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Dream Theater Guitarist John Petrucci Discusses ‘Live at Luna Park’ DVD and Upcoming Tour

John-Petrucci
Robert Cianflone, Getty Images

Dream Theater's new DVD ‘Live at Luna Park’ recently entered at No. 1 on the Soundscan music DVD chart. Filmed in Argentina during the final leg of their A Dramatic Tour of Events in 2011, the DVD / Blu-Ray release comes in a variety of editions including a deluxe set that features a 60-page hardback photo book. Loudwire recently had the chance to speak with the band's guitarist John Petrucci about the new release, as well as their plans for their 2014 tour.

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John Myung vs. Steve Harris – Greatest Metal Bassist, Final Round

John Myung vs. Steve Harris
Facebook: Dream Theater / Mary Ouellette, shewillshootyou.com

This is it! We've made it to the final round of our Greatest Metal Bassist competition. Having started with 32 bassists, we're now down to only two. This matchup is for the gold and we couldn't have asked for a much better final pairing than this!

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Kids Nail Dream Theater’s ‘Pull Me Under’ – Best of YouTube

Kids Perform Dream Theater
YouTube: Aaron Okeefe

You might be starting to recognize the faces of some of these kids, but it's impossible not to be blown away whenever you watch them perform some of metal's most timeless songs. This time, the group of little ones pulled off one of Dream Theater's biggest hits!

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Filed Under: Category: Best of YouTube, Metal, Videos

John Myung vs. Justin Chancellor – Greatest Metal Bassist, Semifinals

John Myung vs. Justin Chancellor
Facebook: Dream Theater / Facebook: Tool

We've got two semifinal battles for you to vote on and both feature incredibly intriguing matchups. In this first battle, two of the genre's most progressive bassists go head-to-head for a spot in the finals.

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Dream Theater’s John Petrucci Discusses Early Success of New Album, 2014 Tour Plans + More

John Petrucci of Dream Theater
Robert Cianflone, Getty Images

Dream Theater's new self-titled new album has not just been garnering great reviews, but also a huge reaction from music fans. The disc recently debuted on top of Billboard's Hard Rock Albums chart while entering at No. 7 on the overall Billboard 200 tally.

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Geezer Butler vs. John Myung – Greatest Metal Bassist, Quarterfinals

Geezer Butler vs. John Myung
Robert Cianflone, Getty Images / Facebook: Dream Theater

Ready for our first quarterfinal matchup? We've got a tough one for you right off the bat, pitting an original master against a technical virtuoso.

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Dream Theater + Metallica Albums Debut in Top 10 of Billboard 200 Chart

Dream Theater Metallica
Robert Cianflone, Getty Images / Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

It was another good week for heavy music, with pioneers of two different metal genres landing in the top 10 of the Billboard 200. Dream Theater's self-titled album cracks the chart at No. 7, while Metallica's 'Through the Never' soundtrack debuts at No. 9. Additionally, 'Dream Theater' grabbed the No. 1 spot on the Hard Rock Albums chart.

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Steve DiGiorgio vs. John Myung – Greatest Metal Bassist, Round 2

Steve DiGiorgio vs. John Myung
Sadus: Official Website / Facebook: Dream Theater

Get ready for an insanely difficult decision in this Round 2 battle between two ultra-technical wizards.

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