Oh look. Here’s a nice trailer for a forthcoming 2016 blockbuster movie.
Look again. This is a trailer for the new Dream Theater concept album “The Astonishing” due out on January 29th. A double-concept album of almost 150 minutes of Progressive Rock. Or tosh, if you are not a fan. DT have produced a few decent recordings in the past and I do like the widdly twiddly tunes of keyboard wizard (Stop please – Ed.) Jordan Rudess on his solo work.
The first review of the album, by Teamrock.com, was positive. Calling the album “stupefyingly complex, cinematic and ambitious almost to the point of lunacy” That’s me convinced then. I shall be rushing down to the shops (Amazon) with my Christmas record token to purchase (listen online) this new release. In the meantime, here is the first single “The Gift Of Music” from the LP (I’ve warned you – Ed.)