Dream Theater stream new album
2013-09-16 by Voivod STAFF | 54 Comments

Dream Theater are streaming their self-titled new album at MetalSucks, at Rolling Stone and at the Hellenic Metal Hammer (exclusive for Greece!).

Dream Theater will be released on September 24 through Roadrunner Records.

Album stream (Metal Sucks): http://www.metalsucks.net/2013/09/16/stream-the-new-dream-theater-album-right-now/

Album stream (Rolling Stone): http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/dream-theater-channel-prog-metal-in-dream-theater-premiere-20130916

Album stream (MH): http://www.metalhammer.gr/magazine/news/4578-dream-theater-album-streaming.html

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joomisy
September 16th 2013

467 Comments


Damn, well this is unexpected

PickleVai17
September 16th 2013

155 Comments


This record kicks ass. Their best since Six Degrees of Inner Turbulance

MO
September 16th 2013

18522 Comments


meh

itchy
September 16th 2013

244 Comments


Hold up, gotta finish spinning this Haken record first.

dante1991
September 16th 2013

532 Comments


Really enjoying this, their best since six degrees, I agree. Illumination theory (particularly the orchestral part) is amazing! Definitely a grower album though

Zeiu
September 16th 2013

153 Comments


its ok, maybe better than their last.

Inferis
September 16th 2013

414 Comments


It's alright. Nothing too standoutish.

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
September 16th 2013

50114 Comments


will jam

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aggelosm
September 16th 2013

470 Comments


Illumination Theory is something.. the rest is average.

sonictheplumber
September 16th 2013

4390 Comments


wont stream w t f

zxlkho
September 16th 2013

3461 Comments


It's exactly the same as the last 4 albums.

Can this band pls stahp

dante1991
September 16th 2013

532 Comments


"It's exactly the same as the last 4 albums" - It really isn't though, that's one of it's appeals to me...

Drummerboy123
September 16th 2013

2341 Comments


Damn. Dat string section in Illumination Theory gives the feels.

Great album. Deffo better than ADTOE. Still doesn't touch 6DOIT kind of quality but they're slowing gettin better instead of worse with each album.

Digging: Kimbra - The Golden Echo

KILL
September 16th 2013

71482 Comments


is the snare triggered drummerboy ur the expert it sounds poopy to me!

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botb
September 16th 2013

9652 Comments


i thing the word you're looking for is sampled kill

Drummerboy123
September 16th 2013

2341 Comments


Nah it's just a flat drum sound.

TheVermMaremagnum
September 16th 2013

252 Comments


Better than expected

sonictheplumber
September 16th 2013

4390 Comments


"Damn. Dat string section in Illumination Theory gives the feels."

NeroCorleone80
September 16th 2013

28825 Comments


DT giving feels, wtf is this

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trogora
September 16th 2013

3 Comments


Very disappointed. No passion on this album. Slaves of the record industry. It's all the same as the two last albums.. No change, no new thinking..

sondrehav
September 16th 2013

4 Comments


First song I've listened to by DT in a long time was Illumination Theory. It slays!... But is it just me or is the mix a little weird? Vocals to high, and drums to low? Previous albums had a bit more punch to them.

Perwoll
September 16th 2013

1 Comments


They're back! I've only listened to the stream once, but it's looking very promising. I'm waiting for the proper quality CD, as SoundCloud has a habit of overcompressing stuff. Anyway, i'm even more hyped for the release now.

TronaldDump
September 16th 2013

476 Comments


Still on my 2nd listen, seems like the songs have more quality to them in general, both in songwriting and lyrics. I think this will be better than SC, BCSL, Octa, and even ADToE.

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
September 16th 2013

1987 Comments


Hey, this isn't half-bad so far.

Uqnivde
September 16th 2013

64 Comments


mediocre

Zeiu
September 16th 2013

153 Comments


"I think this will be better than SC, BCSL, Octa, and even ADToE."

No way, maybe systematic chaos and a dramatic turn of events...

thespaceforthis
September 16th 2013

518 Comments


its like listening to rush a sunday morning

CaptainDooRight
September 16th 2013

28851 Comments


Some mediocre parts, some really boring parts, some really good parts. I really enjoyed 'along for the ride' and the 22 min closer.

KILL
September 16th 2013

71482 Comments


rock on cap

Parallels
September 16th 2013

6641 Comments


"Their best since Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence"

Stop saying this. ToT was an amazing album.

KILL
September 16th 2013

71482 Comments


wouldnt go that far

CaptainDooRight
September 16th 2013

28851 Comments


Sup kill, what are you thinkin', a 3, higher?

KILL
September 16th 2013

71482 Comments


hawks ratin would be 3 but i gota let it sink in that 22 minute overwhelmed my puny mind i gota go back in wish me luck

CaptainDooRight
September 16th 2013

28851 Comments


I agree though that snare sounds really bad. Almost sounds like a tom.

tempest--
September 16th 2013

13207 Comments


is it just me or is there like 10 of the same people in this thread

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KILL
September 16th 2013

71482 Comments


yea it sucks but hey its modern metal cant expect too much can we

CaptainDooRight
September 16th 2013

28851 Comments


True. Best wishes on the revisit. Labrie's vox sound great though. And when that bass comes in after the violin bridge on that closer.. dam..

Parallels
September 16th 2013

6641 Comments


"wouldnt go that far"

I would. Wrote up a 4.5 review on it too but I never posted it. Mike Portnoy is a beast on Honor Thy Father, and Stream of Consiousness is hands down my fav instrumental by them. You got to get angry when listening, bro.

KILL
September 16th 2013

71482 Comments


yea labrie is less annoying than the last record thats a plus

yea but sonic2 ToT is prob the heaviest thing uve ever heard i mean ive heard CONVULSE to my warheart dream theater is bitch metal but the prog side of me makes me realise their rush and yes rip off parts fuckin rule

bloc
September 16th 2013

34774 Comments


This is pretty bland, damn. I actually had hope for it, given that I liked the last two albums.

The snare sounds terrible.

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Mabbitt
September 17th 2013

1353 Comments


"I think this will be better than SC, BCSL, Octa, and even ADToE."

No way, maybe systematic chaos and a dramatic turn of events...


I don't get why people like Black Clouds & Silver Linings so much...

darkknight3993
September 17th 2013

25 Comments


I thought the writing was pretty damn good on some songs, and average on others. This album actually had stand out moments as opposed to the last one...

ksoflas
September 17th 2013

364 Comments


Boring, let's see what Fates Warning have to offer us guys.

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
September 17th 2013

6010 Comments


The new Dream Theater is better than the previous one, still some song writing issues are evident, it's as if band A has recorded the ante-2003 albums and (a much much more tired) band B the post-2003 ones.

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Hoppoman
September 17th 2013

634 Comments


Aside from the song writing problems, this album is better than the previous 4.

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
September 17th 2013

20440 Comments


Based on my first listen I'd say this is considerably better than ADTOE. Not as good as Black Clouds & Silver Linings though.

Evreaia
September 17th 2013

4017 Comments


cream of the crap, again DT brings nothing of interest.

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BigPleb
September 17th 2013

36033 Comments


I think its pretty great.

Solid 3.5.

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Darkwatch025
September 17th 2013

174 Comments


Can't wait to listen. I hope there is a song as good as Breaking All Illusions from the last album. That has now become one of my favorite DT songs.

MarkvandenBerg
September 17th 2013

72 Comments


I am loving this album. Drum sound is great imo. Snare is deep, massive sounding and sits nicely in the mix unlike the new rosetta tin drum sound.

KILL
September 17th 2013

71482 Comments


nah drums sound shit

AnEpicDeath
September 17th 2013

189 Comments


This is really, really good, mediocre production aside. Only on my second playthrough, but this might well be my favorite DT album since Train of Thought. Absolutely crushes A Dramatic Turn of Events, at least.

AnEpicDeath
September 17th 2013

189 Comments


Btw, Parallels, I'd love to read that ToT review. One of my all-time favorite albums.

gordodustin
September 17th 2013

117 Comments


Holy Shit this album is really good. I'm so happy cause a lot of the new music coming out from bands I like have been disappointing. This is my favorite album since Train of Thought for sure!



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