SUPPORTING THEIR LATEST RELEASE A VIEW FROM THE TOP OF THE WORLD
Grammy-winning, progressive music titans DREAM THEATER have been steadily revealing a slew of new European headline dates in 2023 on their social media this week. Countries announced include England, Scotland, Denmark, Estonia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Estonia, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, and The Netherlands. The tour supports their acclaimed latest album A View From The Top Of The World.
The four UK dates will take place in February and are as follows:
Fri 17th Feb – MANCHESTER O2 Apollo
Sat 18th Feb – BIRMINGHAM Symphony Hall
Sun 19th Feb – GLASGOW SEC Armadillo
Tue 21st Feb – LONDON Eventim Apollo Hammersmith
The shows follow on from previous UK concerts in April 2022 in Belfast, Newcastle, and London.
UK tickets go on general sale on Friday, 18th November, from box offices and online here. A pre-sale starts at 9am, Wednesday, 16th November. More information and tickets for all upcoming shows as well as VIP packages can be found at www.dreamtheater.net.
Dream Theater’s A View From The Top Of The World was released to worldwide acclaim on October 22nd, 2021. The album shot to #1 on the iTunes Store Top Albums Metal chart, #1 on the Top Rock Albums and even reached #4 on All Genres iTunes Top Albums on release day. The new release hit #2 on the Amazon Best Sellers in Rock (CD format) topped only by The Beatles reissue of Let It Be. A View From The Top Of The World also garnered the group their first ever Grammy win, clinching Best Metal Performance for “The Alien” in April 2022.
Fans can also watch a video for first official single “Invisible Monster” and a frenetic, high-definition CGI marvel from long-time collaborator Wayne Joyner for “Awaken The Master”. Most recently, the group shared a fourth video – ”Transcending Time” – another CGI creation by Wayne Joyner. The song has been a fan-favourite since the album was released and is the shortest track on the band’s latest album clocking in at 6:24 seconds. The performance showcases the band’s musical influences while being quintessential Dream Theater.
The album is available everywhere music is sold/streamed and can also be ordered here.
ABOUT DREAM THEATER:
Progressive metal pioneers Dream Theater share a unique bond with one of the most passionate fan bases around the globe as evidenced by their GRAMMY® Award win (and other 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,” and clinched the band their highest national album chart position yet in the UK (#11), amongst others. Beyond three platinum and two gold videos, the group was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2010. In 2019, the band continued to expand its audience when they released Distance Over Time to critical and commercial acclaim, taking the band Top Ten in 19 countries, including two #1 spots. On their 15th full-length and second studio release for InsideOutMusic / Sony Music, A View From The Top Of The World the band continue to challenge themselves and push their musical envelope – something they have done for over 30-years performing together.
InsideOutMusic is the leading label worldwide for progressive music and is part of the Century Media Label Group, a division of Sony Music.