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Dream Theater

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by SpankBass, Jun 27, 2003.

  1. I have heard alot of good things about Dream Theater, so I'm gonna check them out. What CD would you all suggest starting out with?

    they hate that :D
  2. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    1.) They're quite adament that their name is spelled Dream Theater. That's just them. I don't really care.

    2.) Scenes From a Memory. Crazy concept album.
  3. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Images and Words is the classic DT album in the eyes of many.

    I also like Awake very much, since it's a little harder.
  4. Six degrees of inner seperation is really good too. Well balanced
  5. Erlendur Már

    Erlendur Már

    May 24, 2000
    I agree with JMX, check out Images and Words and Awake :)
  6. Yeah, I/W, Awake, and Scenes are mind-blowingly good albums.
    Six Degrees is full of wanking, honestly...
    Falling Into Infinity has some of their best songs, as well as some of their worst. They gave up some creative control for that album, and it shows...
  7. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    Ive heard their rendition of Master of Puppets and Damage inc. and it was kinda cool.

    Didnt they cover the entire "Master of Puppets" album by 'Tallica?
  8. Yep, live a couple of times. It should be easy to find some boots of those shows.
  9. mark beem

    mark beem I'm alive and well. Where am I? Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Images and Words, A Change of Seasons or Awake
  10. I got Images and Words, and, well, it didn't seem as good as my friends had hyped it up to be. But maybe it'll grow on me, I always listen to a CD 3-4 times before declaring it crap.
  11. SlavaF


    Jul 31, 2002
    Edmonton AB
    Listen to Metropolis Pt.1 a couple times... that song's a classic IMO. My second favorite DT song after A Change of Seasons (Get that one next!:D)

    Falling Into Infinity has a couple really good ones, but a lot more crap than I'm used to from them too.

    PS the Live from New York 3CD set is awesome, get it just for the live version of ACOS!:D :bassist:
  12. Razor


    Sep 22, 2002
    Peruvian Skies-Live Version
  13. I own Images and Words, Awake and Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence. I also own the live DVD (Metropolis 2000). All albums are great. I personally started out with Awake and it was indeed a good start. Otherwise I recomend Images and Words as the first DT album to buy.
  14. citizen


    Jan 24, 2003
    scenes from a memory is their best album!!!

    a classic metal prog CD.

    listen to "HOME" and Fatal tragedy
  15. olie


    Dec 16, 2002
    San Jose, CA
    I agree with citizen. Home is one of my favorite DT songs...
  16. I saw them live last Saturday. All I can say is that now I can die a happy man:D
  17. I.'.I.'.Nakoa

    I.'.I.'.Nakoa Guest

    Aug 10, 2000
    Fort Worth.
    The guys in dream theater are amazing musicians, but i can not stand to listen to them. They should get rid of that singer, i HATE him, i repsect what hes trying to do, but man his voice is highly irritating. I wouldnt complain if they tried to be a bit heavier, theyre "mellow" rock is fruity sounding, almost as bad as rush, but they have some powerful moments.
  18. hateater

    hateater snatch canadian cream

    May 4, 2001
    Eugene, OR
    :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:

    You didn't just say that...
  19. I.'.I.'.Nakoa

    I.'.I.'.Nakoa Guest

    Aug 10, 2000
    Fort Worth.
    Yes, Yes i did.
  20. hateater

    hateater snatch canadian cream

    May 4, 2001
    Eugene, OR
    Is it that you dont like GL, or do you just not like mellow Rush music?