We're still over a month away from the release of Distance Over Time, the 14th studio album from prog metal stalwarts Dream Theater. Their parting shot for 2018 was the album's first single and opening track, the dark and brooding "Untethered Angel." This next one, "Fall Into the Light," offers some contrast.

There's moments over the first minute that could've fooled us for a teaser clip of a new Megadeth song thanks to its rhythmic riffing patterns and energetic drum buildup into the verse. The moods are adventurous with a touch of mystery as enchanting, foreboding melodies roll off the fingertips of deft keyboardist Jordan Rudess.

Take a listen below.

“‘Fall Into The Light’ is about the quest towards enlightenment that exists in life,” explains bassist John Myung. “It is more about the underlying themes of life’s journey and less about what happens once you get there. It is a song of introspection; about looking inside to find your individual happiness.”

Distance Over Time arrives on Feb. 22 on InsideOut Music. Pre-order it here.

The band will embark on an extensive North American tour the following month with dates spanning from March 20 through May 4. See the full list of stops below and which Dream Theater albums made our list of the Top 25 Progressive Metal Albums of All Time beneath that.

Dream Theater 2019 North American Tour Dates

Mar. 20 - San Diego, Calif. @ Balboa Theatre
Mar. 21 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Wiltern
Mar. 22 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Wiltern
Mar. 24 - San Francisco, Calif. @ The Masonic
Mar. 26 - Denver, Colo. @ Paramount Theatre
Mar. 28 - St. Paul, Minn. @ The Ordway
Mar. 29 - Chicago, Ill. @ The Chicago Theatre
Mar. 31 - Milwaukee, Wis. @ Miller Theater
Apr. 02 - Detroit, Mich. @ The Fillmore
Apr. 04 - Toronto, Ontario @ Sony Centre
Apr. 05 - Montreal, Quebec @ Place Des Arts
Apr. 06 - Quebec City, Quebec @ Theatre Capitole-Carabet Du
Apr. 08 - Boston, Mass. @ Orpheum Theatre
Apr. 09 - Oakdale, Conn. @ Toyota Presents Oakdale
Apr. 10 - Red Bank, N.J. @ Count Basie Center For The Arts
Apr. 12 - New York, N.Y. @ Beacon Theatre
Apr. 13 - Upper Darby, Penn. @ Tower Theater
Apr. 15 - Washington, D.C. @ Warner Theatre
Apr. 17 - Nashville, Tenn. @ TPAC
Apr. 22 - Charlotte, N.C. @ Ovens Auditorium
Apr. 23 - Atlanta, Ga. @ Tabernacle
Apr. 26 - St. Petersburg, Fla. @ Mahaffey Theater
Apr. 27 - Jacksonville, Fla. @ Moran Theater
Apr. 29 - Dallas, Texas @ The Bomb Factory
Apr. 30 - Houston, Texas @ Revention Music Center
May 01 - Austin, Texas @ Bass Concert Hall
May 04 - Mexico City, Mexico Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez

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