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Astonishing? Promoters Leak New Dream Theater Album Title?

Dream Theater announced that their latest album would be performed in its entirety this morning in a press release announcing European tour dates.

No other information about the new album has been forthcoming as yet, but Prog is aware that the band are beginning to filter information out to fans after they began teasing the release with changes to their website last week. This morning’s press release simply stated that “the winter run will see the prog-titans delivering a one-off kind of set in which they will be debuting their forthcoming album live in its entirety”, and announcing the run of dates in London, Amsterdam, Oslo, Stockholm, Paris and Milan.

However as the dates were announced, images appeared from the France venue announcing a performance of The Astonishing. This was seemingly also backed up with a website for the Dutch venue which also referenced ‘The Astonishing Live’.

The band have thus far played their cards close to their chest with regard to the new album, although there is a growing feeling the new album will be conceptual in nature. More news as we get it…

Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.