Bands like Dream Theater

About Dream Theater

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The band Dream Theater was founded in 1985. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Boston. Generally, music journalists would define Dream Theater’s style within the genre/s of progressive rock, and other rock music.

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Liquid Tension Experiment

Liquid Tension Experiment (LTE) was an instrumental progressive metal band founded by Mike Portnoy, then Dream Theater's drummer, in 1997. The band has released two albums through Magna Carta Records. A third album, with the absence of John Petrucci was releas... [wikipedia]
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Symphony X

Symphony X is an American progressive metal band from Middletown, New Jersey. Founded in 1994, the band consists of guitarist Michael Romeo, keyboardist Michael Pinnella, drummer Jason Rullo, lead vocalist Russell Allen and bassist Michael Lepond.... [wikipedia]
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James Labrie

Kevin James LaBrie (born May 5, 1963) is a Canadian vocalist and songwriter, who is best known as the singer of the American progressive metal band Dream Theater, which he has been fronting since 1991.... [wikipedia]
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Haken

Haken () are an English progressive metal band formed in 2007 by multi-instrumentalist Richard Henshall, guitarist Matthew Marshall, and vocalist Ross Jennings. While Henshall, Marshall, and Jennings first had the idea of forming Haken in 2004, they opted to p... [wikipedia]
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Circus Maximus

Circus Maximus is a Norwegian progressive metal quintet from Oslo. They employ the use of symphonic and power metal influences that feature synthesizers. As of 2016, they have released four albums, The 1st Chapter in 2005, Isolate in 2007, Nine in 2012 and Hav... [wikipedia]
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Jordan Rudess

Jordan Rudess (born Jordan Charles Rudes; November 4, 1956) is an American keyboardist and composer best known as a member of the progressive metal band Dream Theater and the progressive metal supergroup Liquid Tension Experiment.... [wikipedia]
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Ayreon

Ayreon (listen) is a musical project by Dutch songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist musician and record producer Arjen Anthony Lucassen. Ayreon's music is described as progressive rock, progressive metal and power metal sometimes combined with genres such... [wikipedia]
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Transatlantic

Transatlantic is a multinational progressive rock supergroup consisting of Neal Morse (ex-Spock's Beard), Roine Stolt (Kaipa, The Flower Kings), Pete Trewavas (Marillion, Edison's Children) and Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater). They formed in 1999 as a side pr... [wikipedia]
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Flying Colors

Flying Colors is an American supergroup composed of Mike Portnoy, Dave LaRue, Casey McPherson, Neal Morse and Steve Morse. The band's mission, chartered by executive producer Bill Evans, is to combine complex music with accessible songwriting. Flying Colors, o... [wikipedia]
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John Petrucci

John Peter Petrucci (born July 12, 1967) is an American guitarist, composer and producer. He is best known as a founding member of the progressive metal band Dream Theater. He produced or co-produced (often with former member Mike Portnoy before he departed th... [wikipedia]
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Opeth

Opeth is a Swedish progressive metal/rock band from Stockholm, formed in 1989. The group has been through several personnel changes, including the replacement of every single original member. Lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter Mikael Åkerfeldt has remaine... [wikipedia]
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Fates Warning

Fates Warning is an American progressive metal band, formed in 1982 by vocalist John Arch, guitarists Jim Matheos and Victor Arduini, bassist Joe DiBiase, and drummer Steve Zimmerman in Hartford, Connecticut.A pioneer of the progressive metal movement, Fates W... [wikipedia]
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Pain Of Salvation

Pain of Salvation is a Swedish progressive metal band led by Daniel Gildenlöw, who is the band's main songwriter, lyricist, guitarist, and vocalist. Pain of Salvation's sound is characterised by riff-oriented guitar work, a broad vocal range, oscillation betwe... [wikipedia]
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Redemption

Redemption is an American progressive metal band, based in Los Angeles, California, United States, but with multinational members, and currently signed to Metal Blade Records.... [wikipedia]
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Spock’s Beard

Spock's Beard is an American progressive rock band formed in Los Angeles.... [wikipedia]
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Shadow Gallery

The Shadow Gallery is also the name of the home of the protagonist in the graphic novel V for Vendetta.Shadow Gallery is an American progressive metal band formed in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, United States, during the early 1980s, originally under the n... [wikipedia]
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