Dream Theater to Release ‘A Dramatic Turn of Events’ in September

Dream Theater have announced that their new record, ‘A Dramatic Turn of Events,’ is due out September 13 via Roadrunner Records.The album, which is the follow-up to 2009’s ‘Black Clouds & Silver Linings,’ will mark drummer Mike Mangini’s first studio release with the band.

In a press statement, guitarist John Petrucci, who also produced the new effort, stated, “I’m incredibly psyched with the way this album came out and can’t wait to share it with everybody. We are currently in the mix stage with the great Andy Wallace and it’s all sounding amazing!”

“We have poured our hearts and minds into the creation of this album,” commented keyboardist Jordan Rudess. “All the life changing events that surrounded us before, as well as during the whole process, fueled our desire to dig deep within ourselves and create the best music we possibly could.”

Vocalist James LaBrie remarked, “In the grand scheme of Dream Theater’s career, the last several months have been such an incredibly positive, fulfilling and rewarding experience. The new songs and sound has never been so spirited or rejuvenating. I cannot wait for every one of our fans to sink their audio senses into this batch of tunes.”

A Dramatic Turn of Events

01. On the Backs of Angels
02. Build Me Up, Break Me Down
03. Lost Not Forgotten
04. This is the Life
05. The Shaman’s Trance
06. Outcry
07. Far From Heaven
08. Breaking All Illusions
09. Beneath The Surface