DREAM THEATER: New Video Interview With JOHN PETRUCCI

On September 25, Aniruddh “Andrew” Bansal of Metal Assault conducted an interview with guitarist John Petrucci of progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California. You can now watch the 19-minute chat below.

DREAM THEATER‘s new album, “A Dramatic Turn Of Events”, has registered the following first-week chart positions:

Finland: #1
Holland: #2
Sweden: #3
Germany: #3
Italy: #3
Japan: #3 (international) / #8 (combined)
Austria: #5
Czech Republic: #5
Norway: #5
Switzerland: #6
U.S.: #8
Canada: #9
Spain: #10
Denmark: #11
France: #14
Australia: #17
New Zealand: #17
U.K.: #17
Poland: #29
Belgium: #35

“A Dramatic Turn Of Events” sold 36,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The band’s previous CD, 2009’s “Black Clouds Silver Linings”, opened with 40,000 units to land at position No. 6 on The Billboard 200 chart. This was roughly in line with the first-week tally registered by its predecessor, “Systematic Chaos”, which shifted 36,000 copies in 2007 to enter the chart at No. 19. 2005’s “Octavarium” premiered with 27,000 copies to debut at No. 36.

 

 

 

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