Dream Theater Celebrates Anniversary in Austin

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Dream Theater

The progressive metal master known as Dream Theater took to the stage at Austin’s ACL Live at the Moody Theater on July 7, 2012.

The group voted “One of the top 10 progressive rock bands” by Rolling Stone, released their eleventh studio album, A Dramatic Turn of Events, in September 2011.

The group is lead by founding member, guitarist, John Petrucci. He is joined by vocalist James LaBrie, bassist John Myung, keyboardist Jordan Rudess and drummer Mike Mangini, who holds 5 world’s Fastest Drummer records.

Dream Theater

On this night, Dream Theater was celebrating the 20th anniversary of the release of Images and Words, the bands highest selling album. To commemorate the date, Dream Theater included in their set list a video about the album and played both “Pull Me Under” and “Another Day” as part of their encore.

The Set List: Intro – Dream is Collapsing (Hans Zimmer) Bridges in the Sky 6:00 The Dark Eternal Night This Is the Life The Root of All Evil Lost Not Forgotten Surrounded On the Backs of Angels War Inside My Head The Test That Stumped Them All The Spirit Carries On Breaking All Illusions Pull Me Under Another Day Metropolis Part 1: The Miracle and The Sleeper

Photographs by Scott Moore/ Limelight Imaging