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‘That Metal Show’ Season 14 Starts With Rush’s Geddy Lee + Dream Theater’s John Petrucci

VH1 Classic's 'That Metal Show' will return Saturday, Feb. 21 with special guests Geddy Lee of Rush and John Petrucci of Dream Theater.

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Dream Theater’s John Petrucci Describes Immersive Experience Crafted For 2014 Tour

Dream Theater had a massive 2013, releasing the critically acclaimed 'Dream Theater' album along with their 'Live at Luna Park' DVD. Dream Theater's grandiose live show was captured in the 'Luna Park' DVD, but what does the band have planned for their 2014 live experience? Guitarist John Petrucci told us all about it in an exclusive interview.

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Dream Theater’s John Petrucci on Grammy Nod, Chances of Winning + More

After Dream Theater recently received a 2014 Grammy nomination for Best Metal Performance, we jumped on the phone with the band's legendary guitarist John Petrucci to discuss the news.

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

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

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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John Petrucci Talks New Dream Theater Album, Perfect Tone, His Own Guitar Heroes + More

We recently had the pleasure of attending a Dream Theater listening party in New York City for the band's upcoming self-titled release. The members of Dream Theater and those in attendance all hung out with some lovely food and drink while the album blasted through massive speakers, so we took the opportunity to chat with legendary Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci.

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‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott vs. John Petrucci – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Semifinals

Late Pantera guitarist 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott claims yet another victory in our Greatest Metal Guitarist competition over one of his best friends, Zakk Wylde. Dime has been an early favorite since the beginning, defeating Dillinger Escape Plan shredder Ben Weinman and Korn's Brian 'Head' Welch before moving on against Wylde. The crunch-master moves on to the Semifinals.

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Kirk Hammett vs. John Petrucci – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Quarterfinals

Kirk Hammett took on Yngwie Malmsteen in a close match in Round 2, but when the polls closed, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett was the last man standing. Hammett also defeated former Exodus band mate Gary Holt in Round 1 of our Greatest Metal Guitarist

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John Petrucci vs. Eddie Van Halen – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Round 2

Although Vivian Campbell was to Ronnie James Dio as Randy Rhoads was to Ozzy Osbourne, the current Def Leppard player was unable to score a win over Dream Theater's John Petrucci. Dream Theater and Petrucci claim a fan base unique to the meta

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John Petrucci vs. Vivian Campbell
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John Petrucci vs. Vivian Campbell – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Round 1

Here's a true battle of titans. Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci is truly one of the greatest players of all time. There may be nothing Petrucci can't play, as Dream Theater's music constantly takes twists and turns int

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