Dream Theater Dream Theater
3.5 Release Date: 2013
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0.0 nig | September 16th 13

The modern day ELP release another mediocre album devoid of passion and full of wankery that'd make even the biggest math-rock band jealous.

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1.0 awfulKit Brown | September 17th 13

"The Looking Glass" gets the award for the most blatant and terrible Rush rip-off I have ever heard. Why do people still care about this band?

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0.0 Joxer The Mighty | September 16th 13

worst album cover I've ever seen.

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4.0 excellentDan Phillips | September 16th 13

Really good stuff. The songs are shorter and more structured with hardly and wankery - everything there is to aid the song. Musically it's heavy, yet proggy but not over the top and there's some classic DT sounds that hark back to I&W.rMangini gives an admirable performance as does Myung (it's so good to be able to hear the bass again) and the orchestral section on Illumination Theory is just outstanding. Highly recommended to fans.rCheck out: "Enigma Machine", "Illumination Theory"

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0.0 Dying. Feed us? | September 17th 13

does it sound like "adls;kgjaroeipgadjfgna;dlkjgpeowij?"r"No, it actually sounds like "fgjriuapdsjgdavnfioahjpiofgpif."

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1.5 very poorPatrick Armstrong | September 30th 13

Worst DT album ever. Don't buy this if you expect the band to maintain credibility as one of the frontrunners of prog metal

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3.0 goodVoivod STAFF | September 26th 13

Dream Theater is a definite improvement over the previous DT album, however, the band has done infinitely better in the past and in this album, they are not willing to try new things anymore. To give back what's due though, Dream Theater make a decent effort in recapturing the spirit of the 1993 album Awake. The guitars sound heavier, Rudess's keys are actually working their way in the background on some songs (of course he is not Kevin Moore at that.-) and there are a few mildly enjoyable songs to go back to sometime.

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5.0 classicMaidenUFO | September 29th 13

PERSONALLY, THIS ALBUM IS PERFECT! I don't really know why in this site, the ratings are so low... This band never dissapoints me...My favorite songs: "The bigger picture", "Surrender to reason", "The enemy inside", "The looking glass" and "Illumination theory"....so beautiful music...

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4.0 excellentThatOneGuy2112 | September 28th 13

I can understand people's, gripes with the production, but I was never too overly picky about things like that, and as long as it's not as compressed and over-produced as Death Magnetic, it's ok in my book. Some really great tracks on here, and possibly their best effort since Train of Thought (yes, I'm prepared for the lynching).

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4.5 superbAndalusiaNight | September 19th 13

A grower for sure. People not listening to this at least 5+ times are making a mistake, as I was originally feeling a 2.5 to 3.

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3.5 greatFriday13th | September 17th 13

We've tasted it all before, but that doesn't mean it's not delicious. Rudess and Myung upped their game a bit.

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3.5 greatVoltimand | February 8th 14

Really it's like a 3.8... it wants to be a 4 but they've done better.

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3.0 goodOnirium | February 1st 14

For a long time I couldn't accept the fact that DT had become bad over the years. I had hope as ADTOE was a solid comeback, but now this things proves me that they did their time. After almost 30 years of existence, it's pretty awesome that they still release good stuff. Still, there are some pretty solid songs here like The Bigger Picture and Surrrender to Reason, but these are only the remains of the band's golden years.

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3.0 goodstagemaster | January 24th 14

More technical than most of its predecessors and Petrucci still shreds like hell! But it felt like it had nothing new to give. Old stuff is better than great but I'd like to see them score another one.

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2.0 poorBowel Movement Drummer! | January 14th 14

It is really sad what DT has become. Just boring, long, over bombastic songs. The production is pretty terrible as well.

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2.5 averagelifter | October 12th 13

Meh, really don't understand why they chose to self-title this album. There's nothing new here. And the songs, with a couple of exceptions, are pretty boring. Myung's role does pleasantly expand here, but I find LaBrie's vocals to be less striking than usual. Never was a fan of the selection of Mangini as "new drummer," who for the second straight album doesn't seem to add anything new.

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4.0 excellentLIONFURY | October 10th 13

Really great album, better than 8VM/BCASL/SC/WDADU/FII/Awake. Not sure about the rest though

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5.0 classicdaberu | September 18th 13

After listening to it a couple times, It's definitely not a classic. It's an excellent album but it has its flaws.

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4.0 excellentErik Bersas | April 19th 14
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