Dream Theater provided up some new and outdated at their present at New York Metropolis’s Beacon Theatre on Friday night time (April 12th). The prog-metal titans performed songs from their new album, Distance Over Time, and carried out their 1999 disc, Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Reminiscence, in its entirety to rejoice its 20th anniversary.
The present was divided into two units, with the primary showcasing 4 songs from Distance Over Time — “Untethered Angel”, “Fall Into the Mild”, “Barstool Warrior”, and “Pale Blue Dot”. At one level in the course of the first set, singer James LaBrie gave a shout-out to guitarist John Petrucci’s household, who was within the viewers, in addition to to members of former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy’s household, who had been additionally current, eliciting large cheers from the group. Mike himself was not on the present.
After the primary set, which additionally included the older songs “A Nightmare to Keep in mind” and ” Within the Presence of Enemies, Half I”, LaBrie introduced, “Stick round for the second set, you may need heard that album”, once more getting large cheers from the followers, who had been anticipating Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Reminiscence from entrance to again.
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And, upon returning to the stage, the band did precisely that — they performed the 1999 album in its entirety, letting the music do the speaking, save for one second when LaBrie talked concerning the 1999 album marking keyboardist Jordan Rudess’ entrance into the band, and the way a lot the band loved enjoying in New York Metropolis.
Following the complete efficiency of Scenes From a Reminiscence, the band returned to the stage yet another time to carry out their Photos and Phrases basic “Pull Me Beneath”, capping off a memorable night time celebrating the band’s current and previous.
Photograph Gallery: Dream Theater carry out at New York’s Beacon Theatre (click on to enlarge and scroll via):
A Nightmare to Keep in mind
Fall Into the Mild
Within the Presence of Enemies, Half I
Pale Blue Dot
Act 2 – Metropolis Pt. 2, Scenes from a Reminiscence:
Unusual Déjà Vu
By means of My Phrases
Past This Life
By means of Her Eyes
The Dance of Eternity
One Final Time
The Spirit Carries On
Pull Me Beneath
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