NEW ALBUM SCHEDULED FOR WORLDWIDE RELEASE ON FEBRUARY 22, 2019 NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER ATÂ https://dream-theater.lnk.to/DistanceOverTime
Band To Embark onÂ The Distance Over Time TourÂ of North America Beginning March 2019
There is a palpable excitement level surrounding two-time Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans,Â DreamÂ TheaterÂ and their upcoming 14thÂ studio album,Â Distance Over Time.Â On the heels of two recently released tracks, â€œUntethered Angelâ€ and â€œFall Into The Lightâ€ (both of which have received millions of plays to date via YouTube and Spotify), the band returns with their first official single from their February 22ndÂ release. â€œParalyzedâ€ is quintessentialÂ DreamÂ Theater; a song that showcases the bandâ€™s unique ability to write memorable melodies backed with unique song structures and maestro-level musicianship all at a radio-friendly running time of 4:18. The song will be impacting Active Rock and Metal radio later this month. Wayne Joyner, who also imagined the clip for â€œFall Into The Lightâ€, created the animated video for the song. The video for â€œParalyzedâ€ can be seen here:Â https://youtu.be/C7m7l8iqGAk.
“The song is an introspective reflection on the negative impact that being obstinate or single-minded can have on important relationships,â€ explains guitarist John Petrucci.
Distance Over TimeÂ showcases a newfound creativity forÂ DreamÂ TheaterÂ while maintaining the elements that have garnered them devoted fans around the globe. The album also marks the first for the bandâ€™s new labelÂ InsideOutMusicÂ / Sony Music. The artwork was created by long-time cover collaborator Hugh Syme (Rush, Iron Maiden, Stone Sour).Â Distance Over TimeÂ wasÂ produced by John Petrucci, mixed by Ben Grosse and mastered by Tom Baker. The latest addition to Dream Theaterâ€™s impressive catalog is now available for pre-order in various configurations at:Â https://dream-theater.lnk.to/DistanceOverTime.Â Distance Over TimeÂ will be available as: Standard CD Jewel Case, Special Edition Digipak (incl. 1 bonus track), 180g Gatefold 2LP Edition (incl. 1 bonus track, an 8-page-LP-booklet & the entire album on CD), Ltd. Edition Artbook (incl. 1 bonus track, 5.1 mix with video animations, instrumental mixes & high res files of the album, stems for â€œUntethered Angelâ€, extended liner notes, additional artwork incl. photos from the writing session and additional video content), as Deluxe Collectorâ€™s Box Set (incl. lenticular cover card, Artbook, 180g 2 LP Gatefold Edition with exclusive artwork and exclusive white vinyl, exclusive picture 7â€, 60 x 60 cm poster, 10 art cards,Â slipmat, patch, pin and a hand-numbered certificate of authenticity) and as Digital Album (incl. 1 bonus track).
TheÂ tracklistingÂ forÂ Distance Over TimeÂ is:
|Fall Into The Light
|At Witâ€™s End
|Out Of Reach
|Pale Blue Dot
|Viper King (Bonus Track)
Dream TheaterÂ is also planning to hit the road in support of the new album.Â The Distance Over Time TourÂ of North America kicks off on March 20, 2019 in San Diego, CA. The tour will run for seven weeks before wrapping up in Mexico City on May 4, 2019.Â Select European festival dates for the summer are already announced with more dates being added and announced in the near future.Â Information on tickets for all upcoming shows as well as VIP packages can be found atÂ www.dreamtheater.net.
Progressive metal pioneersÂ Dream Theaterâ€”Â JamesÂ LaBrie (Vocals), John Petrucci (Guitars), JordanÂ RudessÂ (Keyboards), John Myung (Bass), and MikeÂ ManginiÂ (Drums)Â â€”Â share a unique bond with one of the most passionate fan bases around the globe as evidenced by their two GRAMMYÂ®Â Award nominations and 15 million records sold worldwide. The 1992 opusÂ Images & WordsÂ received a gold certification and landed onÂ Rolling Stoneâ€™s covetedÂ â€œ100 Greatest Metal Albums of All-Time.â€Â Guitar WorldÂ placed the follow-upÂ AwakeÂ at #1 onÂ â€œSuperunknown: 50 Iconic Albums That Defined 1994.â€Â 1996â€™sÂ A Change of SeasonsÂ notablyÂ soundtrackedNBCâ€™s coverage of Downhill Skiing at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Fans voted the 1999Â Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a MemoryÂ theÂ â€œNumber One All-Time Progressive Rock Albumâ€Â in a 2012Â Rolling StoneÂ poll. Not to mention, it ranked as theÂ â€œ15thÂ Greatest Concept Albumâ€Â byÂ Classic Rock.Â Â 2009 sawÂ Black Clouds & Silver Liningscrash theÂ BillboardÂ Top 200 at #6 asÂ A Dramatic Turn of Events andÂ Dream TheaterÂ  maintained a three-peat in the chartâ€™s Top 10.Â Consequence of SoundÂ dubbed 2016â€™sÂ The Astonishing,Â â€œAn absolutely unique experience.â€Â Â Beyond three platinum and two gold videos, the group was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2010. On its 14thÂ full-length and first release forÂ InsideOutMusicÂ / Sony Music,Â Distance Over Time, the band recharge the brotherhood that has kept them creating music together for over 30 years. Itâ€™sÂ Dream TheaterÂ at their most dynamic, direct, and definitive.
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In 2018,Â InsideOutMusicÂ have been celebrating 25 years as one of the leading labels worldwide for progressive music and is part of the Century Media Label Group, a division of Sony Music.