DREAM THEATER, twice Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans, are set to begin the South American leg of their ‘The Distance Over Time Tour – Celebrating 20 Years Of Scenes From A Memory’ this week. To celebrate, the video for the track At Wit’s End has been launched, taken from the CD/Blu-Ray edition of their latest album Distance Over Time.
Catch the band at the following shows in South America:
4th December – Convention Center Ulysses Guimarães, Brazil
6th December – Vivo Rio, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
7th December – Anhembi Sambadrome, São Paulo, Brazil
8th December – Ópera de Arame e Pedreira Paulo Leminski, Curtiba, Brazil
10th December – Pepsi On Stage, Porto Alegre, Brazil
13th December – Buenos Aires Arena, Buenos Aires, Argentina
15th December – Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile
Following the run of dates in South America, DREAM THEATER will kick off 2020 with the European leg of their most recent “Evening With” touring cycle; featuring a celebration of the band’s latest record, Distance Over Time, and their acclaimed milestone achievement, Metropolis Part 2: Scenes From A Memory. The Distance Over Time Tour – Celebrating 20 Years Of Scenes From A Memory is set for January and February 2020, and will see the band perform their full and complete 3-hour set for audiences throughout Europe. The 28-date leg will see the band traverse 16 countries, including the UK, Germany, France, Netherlands, and many, many more. Full itinerary of dates is below and information on tickets for all upcoming shows, as well as VIP packages can be found at http://dreamtheater.net/tour/.
The initial leg of this very tour garnered plenty of critical commendation and audience acclaim due in large part to its diverse setlist of fan favourites spanning the quintet’s venerable 30-plus year career. Featuring tracks from DREAM THEATER’S latest release, Distance Over Time (InsideOutMusic /Sony Music), and selections from their comprehensive discography along with a nightly celebration marking the 20th Anniversary of their seminal concept album Metropolis Part 2: Scenes From A Memory, the band has established a precedent on this tour of a nightly not-to-be-missed standout performance.
DREAM THEATER will continue that trend on the European tour, creating an evening of over 2 hours and 45 minutes of iconic DREAM THEATER at their masterful best, making this a milestone concert event that long-time fans and newcomers alike will remember for years to come.
DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci previously commented, “The response to Distance Over Time has been overwhelmingly positive and we are really looking forward to playing some of the songs from that album live for our European audiences in an ‘Evening With’ setting along with our full headlining show production.
For those of you who were there when we premiered Scenes From A Memory live in Europe 20 years ago, this will not only be a trip down memory lane but also the chance to see it presented in a completely new light and the way it was always intended to be. Our updated presentation has all-new animated video content depicting the characters and storyline through the entire show as they’ve never been ‘scene’ before!
For those of our fans who were either not born yet, too young, or had not yet been introduced to DT 20 years ago, this will be a fresh opportunity to experience Scenes live for the first time in its entirety. We can’t wait to perform for all of you!”
See DREAM THEATER at the following European dates in 2020:
11th January – AFAS Live, Amsterdam, Netherlands
12th January – Turbinenhalle 1, Oberhausen, Germany
14th January – Cirkus, Stockholm, Sweden
15th January – Cirkus, Stockholm, Sweden
17th January – Icehall, Helsinki, Finland
18th January – Teatri Oulu, Oulu, Finland
20th January – Spektrum, Trondheim, Norway
21st January – Spektrum, Oslo, Norway
23rd January – Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany
24th January – Kulturvaerftet-Hal 14, Helsingor, Denmark
26th January – Seine Musicale, Paris, France
27th January – Tony Garnier, Lyon, France
29th January – St Jordi Club, Barcelona, Spain
31st January – Wizink Ctr, Madrid, Spain
1st February – Gondomar Pavilion, Porto, Portugal
2nd February – Campo Pequeno, Lisbon, Portugal
5th February – MHP Arena, Ludwigsburg, Germany
6th February – Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
8th February – Arena, Budapest, Hungary
9th February – Zenith, Munich, Germany
11th February – Palazzo dello Sport, Rome, Italy
12th February – Mediolanum Forum, Milan, Italy
14th February – Samsung Hall, Zurich, Switzerland
15th February – Tipsport Arena, Prague, Czech Republic
16th February – Orbita Hall, Wroclaw, Poland
18th February – Swizz Life, Hannover, Germany
21st February – Hammersmith Apollo, London, England
22nd February – Hammersmith Apollo, London, England
23rd February – SEC Armadillo, Glasgow, Scotland
On their 14th full-length and first release for InsideOutMusic/Sony Music, Distance Over Time, the band recharge the brotherhood that has kept them creating music together for over 30 years. It’s DREAM THEATER at their most dynamic, direct, and definitive. After landing the #1 spot on the iTunes Top Album Chart the day it was released, the LP has gone on to be an instant classic among fans and critics alike. The album debuted at #12 in the UK album chart, and in the USA entered at #5 in the Top Current Album Chart, and #24 on the Billboard 200. The band also garnered over 10 million total streams for Distance Over Time through release week, a career high for the band in the streaming age.
The latest addition to DREAM THEATER’s impressive catalogue is available now, in various configurations including a new deluxe version featuring a Blu-Ray disc containing official animation videos for every song on the album, at: