By Fred Starr
HOLLYWOOD(Hollywood Today)11/15/13/–Live At Luna Park–the new DVD released November 5 via Eagle Rock Entertainment from the Grammy-nominated progressive metal titans, DREAM THEATER–has entered at #1 on Soundscan Music DVD chart. Live At Luna Park is available on 2DVD, Blu-ray, Digital Video, and a Deluxe Edition (which includes a 60-page hardback photobook, Blu-ray, 2DVDs, and 3CDs)
Filmed during the final leg of their “A Dramatic Tour Of Events” world tour in July 2011, Live At Luna Park captures DREAM THEATER igniting the Luna Park Arena in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Featuring the 160-minute main show, along with a wealth of bonus material, this DVD set includes such classic tracks as “Metropolis Pt. 1,” “The Silent Man,” “Pull Me Under,” “The Root Of All Evil,” “The Test That Stumped Them All,” “The Spirit Carries On,” and “On The Backs Of Angels,” which earned the band a Grammy nomination in 2012 in the category for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance. Completed with a documentary, a trailer for the cinematic release, a “Behind The Scenes” feature and the animated intro that fans were greeted to on the big screen before the band took the stage, Live At Luna Park is the ultimate DREAM THEATERexperience.
For a sneak peak at Live At Luna Park, click here to view DVD footage of “On The Backs Of Angels”:
DREAM THEATER–John Petrucci (guitar), John Myung (bass), James LaBrie (vocals), Jordan Rudess (keyboards & continuum), and Mike Mangini (drums)–has carved a legacy as rock’s supreme virtuosos, having gained awards and worldwide fame for their epic anthems and musical dexterity. The band’s newly released (9/24) self-titled album on Roadrunner Records is a new milestone for the band, debuting at #1 on Billboard’s “Hard Rock Albums” chart while simultaneously entering at #7 on the overall Billboard 200.
About DREAM THEATER
Progressive metal band Dream Theater formed in 1985 under the name Majesty by John Petrucci, John Myung, and Mike Portnoy. Though a number of lineup changes followed, the three original members remained together, along with James LaBrie and Jordan Rudess, until September 2010, when Mike Portnoy exited the band. In October 2010, Dream Theater held auditions for a new drummer, and added drummer extraordinaire Mike Mangini to its roster.
In 2012 the band received its first-ever Grammy nomination for “On The Backs Of Angels” in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance category. The song was the first single from their eleventh studio album A Dramatic Turn Of Events (released September 13, 2011 on Roadrunner Records), which had fourteen top 10 debuts around the world (including the U.S., where it entered at #8 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart).
In 2012, DREAM THEATER wrapped up a massive worldwide, headline tour in support of
A Dramatic Turn of Events and on October 2, 2013 the band released their milestone new album DREAM THEATER which debuted atop Billboard’s “Hard Rock Albums” chart, while simultaneously entering at #7 on the overall Billboard 200. The album marked the group’s third consecutive Top 10 debut, and also debuted in the Top 5 in Japan, Germany, Italy, Canada, Argentina, Switzerland, Holland, and Finland, as well as Top 10 debuts in Denmark, Austria, and Norway with career high debuts in the United Kingdom and Australia. To date, the legendary progressive metal masters have sold in excess of ten million records and DVDs worldwide.
(AVAILABLE IN BLU-RAY, 2DVD, DIGITAL VIDEO, AND DELUXE EDITIONS)