Two-time Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans Dream Theater are excited to announce that their new beer, created in a partnership with Barrier Brewing Company, will be available at select venues on the upcoming leg of their US tour. The pilsner, Barstool Warrior, has been sold-out since it was first introduced this past summer. Recently, another 300 cases have been brewed and will be available in New York and New Jersey stores in the near future. Attendees of the concert in Albany at the Palace Theater on October 12th will be able to buy Barstool Warrior at the concert, another career first for the band. More venues on the current tour that will have the beer are expected to be announced at a later date. Information on Barstool Warrior and Barrier Brewing Co. can be found at: http://barrierbrewing.com/beers//.
Dream Theater is back on the road in North America on the next leg of the acclaimed The Distance Over Time Tour – Celebrating 20 Years of Scenes From A Memory. The first leg of tour gathered plenty of critical acclaim and fan praise due in large part to the diverse setlist the band created. Dream Theater featured tracks from their latest release Distance Over Time (InsideOutMusic /Sony Music) and selections from their 30-year career along with a nightly celebration of the 20th Anniversary of their seminal concept album Metropolis Part 2: Scenes From A Memory that the band performed in its entirety. The next leg of the tour kicks off on September 26th and runs through mid-November. The 27-date trek will see the band making stops in Louisville, KY; Cleveland, OH; Baltimore, MD; Long Island, NY; and San Jose, CA to name a few. Information on tickets for all upcoming shows as well as VIP packages can be found at www.dreamtheater.net.
The world has now had a chance to experience the latest release, Distance Over Time. After landing at the #1 spot on the iTunes Top Album Chart the day it was released, the album has gone on to be an instant classic among fans and critics alike. The album landed at #5 on the Top Current Album Chart and debuted at #24 on the Billboard 200. It also found a home at #2 on the Hard Music Chart and #3 on the Rock Chart. The band also garnered over 10 million total streams for Distance Over Time through release week, a career high for the band in the streaming age. The latest addition to Dream Theater’s impressive catalog is now available to purchase in various configurations at: https://dream-theater.lnk.to/DistanceOverTime.
Progressive metal pioneers Dream Theater— James LaBrie (Vocals), John Petrucci (Guitars), Jordan Rudess (Keyboards), John Myung (Bass), and Mike Mangini (Drums) — share a unique bond with one of the most passionate fan bases around the globe as evidenced by their two GRAMMY® Award nominations and 15 million records sold worldwide. The 1992 opus Images & Words received a gold certification and landed on Rolling Stone’s coveted “100 Greatest Metal Albums of All-Time.” Guitar World placed the follow-up Awake at #1 on “Superunknown: 50 Iconic Albums That Defined 1994.” 1996’s A Change of Seasons notably soundtracked NBC’s coverage of Downhill Skiing at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Fans voted the 1999 Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory the “Number One All-Time Progressive Rock Album” in a 2012 Rolling Stone poll. Not to mention, it ranked as the “15th Greatest Concept Album” by Classic Rock. 2009 saw Black Clouds & Silver Linings crash the Billboard Top 200 at #6 as A Dramatic Turn of Events  and Dream Theater  maintained a three-peat in the chart’s Top 10. Consequence of Sound dubbed 2016’s The Astonishing, “An absolutely unique experience.” Beyond three platinum and two gold videos, the group was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2010. On its 14th full-length and first release for InsideOutMusic / Sony Music, Distance Over Time, the band recharge the brotherhood that has kept them creating music together for over 30 years. It’s Dream Theater at their most dynamic, direct, and definitive.
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The Distance Over Time Tour – Celebrating 20 Years of Scenes From A Memory
|9-26||Louisville, KY||Louisville Palace|
|9-27||Indianapolis, IN||Murat Theatre at Old National Centre|
|9-29||Canton, OH||Canton Palace Theatre|
|10-1||Peoria, IL||Peoria Civic Center|
|10-2||St. Louis, MO||Stifel Theatre|
|10-4||Baltimore, MD||Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center|
|10-5||Raleigh, NC||Raleigh Memorial Auditorium|
|10-6||Richmond, VA||Dominion Energy Center|
|10-8||Charleston, SC||North Charleston Performing |
|10-9||Asheville, NC||Thomas Wolfe Auditorium|
|10-11||New Brunswick, NJ||State Theatre New Jersey|
|10-12||Albany, NY||Palace Theatre – Albany|
|10-15||Brookville, NY||Tilles Center for the Performing Arts|
at LIU Post
|10-17||Chattanooga, TN||Tivoli Theatre|
|10-18||Memphis, TN||Graceland Soundstage at |
Elvis Presley’s Memphis
|10-19||Biloxi, MS||Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi|
|10-22||San Antonio, TX||Majestic Theatre – San Antonio|
|10-23||El Paso, TX||Abraham Chavez Theatre|
|10-24||Mesa, AZ||Mesa Arts Center – Ikeda Theatre|
|10-26||Tucson, AZ||Tucson Music Hall|
|10-27||El Cajon, CA||Magnolia Performing Arts Center|
|10-28||Riverside, CA||Fox Performing Arts Center|
|10-30||San Jose, CA||San Jose Civic|
|11-1||Reno, NV||Grand Theatre at The Grand |
|11-4||Omaha, NE||Orpheum Theater – Omaha|
|11-5||Madison, WI||Capitol Theater – Madison|
|11-6||Cincinnati, OH||Taft Theatre|
|11-9||Syracuse, NY||Crouse Hinds Theater|
|11-11||Kitchener, ONT||Centre In The Square|