Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER — James LaBrie (vocals), John Myung (bass), John Petrucci (guitar and vocals), Jordan Rudess (keyboards and continuum) and Mike Mangini (drums) — will launch a major North American headlining summer tour tonight (Friday, June 15) in Rochester, New York. The tour includes stops at the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles and the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey plus a two-night engagement at the Paramount Theater on Long Island, New York. They are touring behind their 11th studio album, “A Dramatic Turn Of Events”, which had 14 Top 10 debuts around the world. It also produced the band’s first-ever Grammy nomination for “On The Backs Of Angels”in the “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance” category.
A tour kick-off video can be seen below.
Joining DREAM THEATER, starting June 16 in Columbus, Ohio and for the rest of the tour, is special guest CRIMSON PROJEKCT featuring Adrian Belew, Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto, Markus Reuter, Julie Slick and Tobias Ralph. They’ll be performing the songs of progressive rock legends KING CRIMSON.