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Dream Theater


Progressive Metal

4.24 | 476 ratings

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5 stars Hello, Proggers!

There are two important hinks here. The first is the highly musicianship and technique master that the band has reached,DAMN they can play every repertoire they want!! and i think if they've reached that level is just because they love what they play and when you love to do something you can do it easily without any constraint, the key as Mr.Hendrix said: "All that matter is the FEELING" and DT feel their music within every note played. no matter the setlist or the order of the songs as soon as you have the possibility to listen, rather to ENJOY another version of the previous songs, played in a different way and always brought with another touch of genius in executing them. the second point: as far as i'm concerned with DREAM THEATER, i love all the members' playing and their contribution to elevate the Prog Metal Degree and they've always astonished me in every album or liveset but this time i've noticed that one guy of them has kind of reached a "STROPOSPHERIC AURA" in his way of playing, it's in the -same time- the amazing and the terrible John MYUNG!!! My GOD!! seeing him playin' in Budokan give me shivers: hell!! it's the devil or an ET who's playing not a human: ten fingers stretching the strings without any FU...??!! difficulty, playing the most complex notes that a man can do and the other point that "pulls the knife in the wound" is his face expressions: very phlegmatic, concentrate and detached from the reality at the same time but by no means losing the soul of the songs: Magnificent improvisation!! horrifying riffs!! complex solos!! die-hard-true-deep sound!! (to my opinion Tony LEVIN, Torsten REICHERT and John MYUNG must do an album for the pleasure of the Prog Metal Worshipers: it will be a fantastic project!!) Finally, i wish just to tell to the proggers: don't forget that DREAM THEATER who has revolutionized the Prog Scene, so whatever they do, it always kick ass Men!!

Hallelujah DREAM THEATER!!!!!!!

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