Dream Theater Recommended Listening ?
Eat-Sleep-andJam
Apr 26 2010, 01:19 PM
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Hey there guys, I'm just starting to get into Dream Theater (Better late then ever ? biggrin.gif)

I was wondering what albums you guys consider must hears, and I guess specific songs are welcomed to.

Thanks ! smile.gif

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Darknodar123
Apr 26 2010, 01:24 PM
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Well Im not into much metal or Dream Theater but I must say I exceptionally like this one smile.gif But thats me smile.gif


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Apr 26 2010, 01:48 PM
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Pull me under is their first and biggest hit, so the album Images and Words is a good starting point (at least I started with it). I also recommend their album Metroplis pt. 2 Scenes from a memory, a concept album with beautiful ballads, hard riffs and mindblowing guitar solos. IMHO their best album and full of DT trademarks.

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relaxenjoy
Apr 26 2010, 03:11 PM
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Listen to everything wink.gif

In seriousness though, each album is different and provides a different angle and feel of Dream Theater.

Grabbing 1 or 2 songs off of every album I would recommend: Pull Me Under, Erotomania, Voices/The Silent Man/The Mirror, The Count Of Tuscany, A Rite of Passage, Hollow Years, Lines in The Sand, Panic Attack, The Glass Prison, Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence I-VIII (yes, all 42 minutes!), Forsaken, In the Presence of Enemies I-IV, As I Am, and finally the entire Metropolis Part II album because it's a concept album.

That's a good 5 or 6 hours of Dream Theater, I think!

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Daniel Realpe
Apr 26 2010, 05:18 PM
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Images and words is their classic album

but to me, all of their songs are good!

listen to "Scenes from a memory", that's one of my favorite

or the latest

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Apr 26 2010, 10:25 PM
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Dream Theater themselves recommend Octavarium to new fans. It is the album they are most proud of and most representative of their style. These are their words not mine. I am a big fan though and long time listener.

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I recomend you to see this thread i created some time ago tongue.gif

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QUOTE (Gitarrero @ Apr 26 2010, 08:48 AM) *
Pull me under is their first and biggest hit, so the album Images and Words is a good starting point (at least I started with it). I also recommend their album Metroplis pt. 2 Scenes from a memory, a concept album with beautiful ballads, hard riffs and mindblowing guitar solos. IMHO their best album and full of DT trademarks.


Its their only real hit rather.. They even titled a cd after it.... laugh.gif

Dream Theater Greatest Hit and 21 other pretty cool songs...

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If you like prog rock, Images and Words and Falling into Infinity. If you like more metal, then Awake and Scenes from a Memory. If you like even more metal, Train Of Thought and Black Clouds and Silver Linings

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To be honest, the only DT album I really like is the debut, check it out in case you don't know it yet

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Thank you everyone for the recommendations. My conclusion is that I will be listening to everything and I have a lot of listening to put in seeing that a lot of these songs are 10 minutes and ^ ! laugh.gif

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QUOTE (Eat-Sleep-andJam @ Apr 28 2010, 12:07 AM) *
Thank you everyone for the recommendations. My conclusion is that I will be listening to everything and I have a lot of listening to put in seeing that a lot of these songs are 10 minutes and ^ ! laugh.gif


You have some time to spend there. Hahaha
BTW, talking about prog metal, man, Protest The Hero is SO great!!. The singer is a beast!!

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QUOTE (Santiago Diaz Garces @ Apr 27 2010, 11:19 PM) *
You have some time to spend there. Hahaha
BTW, talking about prog metal, man, Protest The Hero is SO great!!. The singer is a beast!!



Yeah I absolutely love them. I havn't listened to them in awhile just because that is all I listened to for about 6 months straight. But yeah Rody Walker on vocals is incredible!!!

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I started with "A Change of Seasons" smile.gif

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Best prog metal album EVER: Fates Warning - Awaken the guardian!!!!! Jon Arch is god smile.gif

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QUOTE (Marcus Siepen @ Apr 27 2010, 10:13 PM) *
To be honest, the only DT album I really like is the debut, check it out in case you don't know it yet

This is something I've never heard, biggrin.gif

Why do I assume everyone likes them? tongue.gif

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