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Dream Theater


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3.34 | 411 ratings

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3 stars Recorded during the "Touring Into Infinity" tour and released the year after. This is a very solid live album with overall good song selections from both "Falling Into Infinity" and Dream Theater's earlier releases. Here we also see that new keyboardist Derek Sherinian works well with the band live, and that the rest of the band works well together on stage. However, this one has it's low points too, for example the sound quality could have been better, it sounds rather muddy and lacking at times and ruins the songs a bit. Also, vocalist James LaBrie sounds awful here at times, like missing notes and husky vocals, which is strongly notable at times. But except for that, this is highly recommended for fans, though newcomers to the band should start with "Live at the Marquee" or "Live at Budokan" first.
Bj-1 | 3/5 |


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