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

Dream Theater Metallica
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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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Dream Theater, ‘Dream Theater’ – Album Review

Dream Theater - Main Pub

The first introductory strains of the “False Awakening Suite,” which kick off Dream Theater's new self-titled album (due Sept. 24) seems to actually transport the listener into a theater. Images come to mind of the lights going down in some wildly ornate medieval house of drama, the orchestra has signaled the overture, and it is time for the massive sweep of something liberating, powerful and profound to roll forth.

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Dream Theater Stream Self-Titled Album in Full

Dream Theater
Roadrunner Records

Dream Theater's new self-titled album is now available for streaming in full via Rolling Stone. The band's 12th studio record is sure to please fans, offering epic sound, progressive mastery and some of the heaviest material of Dream Theater's career.

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Dave Lombardo vs. Mike Portnoy – Greatest Metal Drummer, Quarterfinals

Slayer Promo / Adrenaline Mob Promo
Slayer Promo / Adrenaline Mob Promo

This quarterfinal matchup of the Greatest Metal Drummer tournament features two highly respected former members of two of metal's favorite bands, as ex-Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo takes on ex-Dream Theater stickman Mike Portnoy!

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Dream Theater’s John Petrucci Can Picture Sharing Stage With Mike Portnoy’s Winery Dogs

John-Petrucci
Robert Cianflone, Getty Images

Although Dream Theater frontman James Labrie has gone on record saying that he doesn’t ever see a time when founding member and drummer Mike Portnoy would be invited to return to the band due to Mike Mangini becoming a permanent fixture, the possibility of Portnoy’s latest project the Winery Dogs and Dream Theater sharing a stage is an idea that  Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci is open to.

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Dream Theater Enter Loudwire Cage Match Hall of Fame

Dream Theater
Roadrunner Records

While a number of bands have made it into Loudwire's Cage Match Hall of Fame for winning five song battles in a row, few, if any, have done so as impressively as Dream Theater, who enter the Hall of Fame with their track 'The Enemy Inside.'

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Dream Theater vs. Black Sabbath – Cage Match

Roadrunner / Vertigo
Roadrunner / Vertigo

Dream Theater's run in our Cage Match has been a magnificent production. The band just ousted Korn in their latest matchup and are now just one win away from entering the Loudwire Cage Match Hall of Fame with their fifth and final victory! In order to do so, they'll have to beat a legendary metal act.

Black Sabbath are back with their critically acclaimed album '13,

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Dream Theater vs. Korn – Cage Match

Roadrunner / Prospect Park
Roadrunner / Prospect Park

Can any band stop Dream Theater? The progressive metal act earned its third straight victory in the previous Cage Match with a hard-fought win over Alter Bridge. Now, they'll have to defeat another big-name act to keep their winning streak alive.

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Dream Theater’s ‘Live at Luna Park’ To Be Shown In Theaters Prior to DVD Release

Dream Theater
Roadrunner

From Dream Theater to the movie theater. That's the path for the band's upcoming concert film 'Live at Luna Park.' Beginning Sept. 19, it will be screened at cinemas worldwide.

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