US progressive metal band Dream Theater has announced a Luxembourg tour date as part of its "The Top of the World Tour 2021"; the two-time GRAMMY-nominated group is set to return to the Rockhal in Esch-Belval on Sunday 15 May 2022.
Progressive metal pioneers Dream Theater (featuring James LaBrie on vocals, John Petrucci on guitar, Jordan Rudess on keyboards, John Myung on bass and Mike Mangini on drums) share a unique bond with one of the most passionate fan bases around the globe, as evidenced by their two GRAMMY® Award nominations and fifteen million records sold worldwide.
Their 1992 opus "Images & Words" received a gold certification and landed on Rolling Stone’s coveted “100 Greatest Metal Albums of All-Time.” Guitar World placed the follow-up "Awake" at #1 on “Superunknown: 50 Iconic Albums That Defined 1994”. 1996’s "A Change of Seasons" notably soundtracked NBC’s coverage of downhill skiing at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Fans voted the 1999 "Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory" the “Number One All-Time Progressive Rock Album” in a 2012 Rolling Stone poll. Not to mention, it ranked as the “15th Greatest Concept Album” by Classic Rock. 2009 saw "Black Clouds & Silver Linings" crash the Billboard Top 200 at #6 as "A Dramatic Turn of Events" (2011) and "Dream Theater" (2013) maintained a three-peat in the chart’s Top 10. Consequence of Sound described 2016’s "The Astonishing" as “[a]n absolutely unique experience”. Beyond three platinum and two gold videos, the group was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2010. In 2019, the band continued to expand its audience with the release of "Distance Over Time" to critical and commercial acclaim.
On its 15th full-length and second studio release for InsideOutMusic / Sony Music, "A View From The Top Of The World", the band continue to challenge itself and push its musical envelope. The upcoming worldwide release of "A View From The Top Of The World" is scheduled for 22 October 2021.
Tickets (and VIP Packages) for this Rockhal concert go on sale on Friday 3 September 2021 at 10:00. Tickets cost €54 (plus €5 pre-sale fee) and will be available online at https://www.rockhal.lu/nc/events-tickets/metal-heavy/show/detail/dream-theater-4/.
Doors open at 19:00 for an 20:00 start on 15 May 2022.