NEWS: Dream Theater announce new album, ‘The Astonishing’!


Progressive metal legends Dream Theater have confirmed the details for their upcoming 13th studio LP. The album will be entitled ‘The Astonishing’ and will be split into two ‘acts’ spanning 34 tracks. It will drop on January 29th 2016 via Roadrunner Records, and you can find the artwork and tracklist below:

ACT 1:

01.) Descent of the NOMACS
02.) Dystopian Overture
03.) The Gift of Music
04.) The Answer
05.) A Better Life
06.) Lord Nafaryus
07.) A Savior in the Square
08.) When Your Time Has Come
09.) Act of Faythe
10.) Three Days
11.) The Hovering Sojourn
12.) Brother, Can You Hear Me?
13.) A Life Left Behind
14.) Ravenskill
15.) Chosen
16.) A Tempting Offer
17.) Digital Discord
18.) The X Aspect
19.) A New Beginning
20.) The Road to Revolution

ACT 2:

01.) 2285 Entr’acte
02.) Moment of Betrayal
03.) Heaven’s Cove
04.) Begin Again
05.) The Path That Divides
06.) Machine Chatter
07.) The Walking Shadow
08.) My Last Farewell
09.) Losing Faythe
10.) Whispers in the Wind
11.) Hymn of a Thousand Voices
12.) Our New World
13.) Power Down
14.) AstonishinG

The band stated of the albums concept; ‘This album cover extends an ominous invitation into the retro-futurist dystopian setting of The Astonishing.

The deceptively beautiful yet chillingly totalitarian image is a bold harbinger of the visual components and ideas presented by the sonic story that is our most ambitious creative work to date’.

No release date has yet to be announced.



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