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Dream Theater Announce New Album 'Distance Over Time' And Spring North American Tour

Wednesday, 07 November 2018 Written by Laura Johnson

Dream Theater will release a new album early next year.

The prog legends will put out 'Distance Over Time' on February 22 through InsideOutMusic/Sony Music. The follow up to 2016's 'The Astonishing' was recorded this summer at the Yonderbarn studio in New York and was produced by the band's guitarist, John Petrucci, who said:

“When I listen back to the album, I can distinctly recall every moment of the writing process; where I was standing in the room, what inspired us in that instant and the meaning behind each song. As a producer, my goal was to try and create the best-sounding Dream Theater record we’ve ever made so that listeners can just be enveloped in the music. I really wanted this recording to truly reflect the spirit, joy, and passion that went into making the album and for people to walk away feeling some of the organic nature, personality, and raw energy that the band captured while together in the studio. For me, I think it accomplishes that and I hope that other people will feel the same way,”

The band will support the record with a North American tour they have labelled Distance Over Time Tour + 20 Years of Metropolis Pt.2 ('Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory' is the name of their 1999 album). It will kick off on March 20 in San Diego and conclude on May 1 in Austin, with a show in Mexico set to follow on May 4. Tickets go on sale at 10am local time on November 9. 

Dream Theater Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Wed March 20 2019 - SAN DIEGO California - Balboa Theatre (USA)
Thu March 21 2019 - LOS ANGELES California - Wiltern (USA)
Fri March 22 2019 - LOS ANGELES California - Wiltern (USA)
Sun March 24 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO California - Masonic (USA)
Tue March 26 2019 - DENVER Colorado - Paramount Theatre (USA)
Thu March 28 2019 - SAINT PAUL Minnesota - Ordway (USA)
Fri March 29 2019 - CHICAGO Illinois - Chicago Theatre (USA)
Sun March 31 2019 - MILWAUKEE Wisconsin - Miller Theater (USA)
Tue April 02 2019 - DETROIT Michigan - Fillmore Detroit (USA)
Thu April 04 2019 - TORONTO Ontario - Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (Canada)
Fri April 05 2019 - MONTREAL Quebec - Place Des Arts - Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier (Canada)
Sat April 06 2019 - QUEBEC CITY Quebec - Theatre Capitole-Cabaret Du (Canada)
Mon April 08 2019 - BOSTON Massachusetts - Orpheum Theatre (USA)
Tue April 09 2019 - WALLINGFORD Connecticut - Toyota Presents Oakdale (USA)
Wed April 10 2019 - RED BANK New Jersey - Count Basie Center for the Arts (USA)
Fri April 12 2019 - NEW YORK New York - Beacon Theatre (USA)
Sat April 13 2019 - PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania - Tower Theater (USA)
Mon April 15 2019 - WASHINGTON District of Columbia - Warner Theatre (USA)
Wed April 17 2019 - NASHVILLE Tennessee - Tpac (USA)
Mon April 22 2019 - CHARLOTTE North Carolina - Ovens Auditorium (USA)
Tue April 23 2019 - ATLANTA Georgia - Tabernacle (USA)
Fri April 26 2019 - ST PETERSBURG Florida - Mahaffey Theater (USA)
Sat April 27 2019 - JACKSONVILLE Florida - Moran Theater (USA)
Mon April 29 2019 - DALLAS Texas - Bomb Factory (USA)
Tue April 30 2019 - HOUSTON Texas - Revention Music Center (USA)
Wed May 01 2019 - AUSTIN Texas - Bass Concert Hall (USA)

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