Lifting Shadows, the licensed biography of Dream Theater – the American revolutionary-steel band comprising James LaBrie, John Petrucci, Jordan Rudess, John Myung and Mike Mangini – lines the band’s historical past from their mid-1980’s Lengthy Island origins via to the sector filling act that they’re lately.
This softcover adaptation is revised and up to date and contours all-new interviews with the band and a number of others who’ve performed their phase in the upward thrust of the pioneering prog-steel act. It covers the departure of founding drummer Mike Portnoy, the seek for his successor and the band’s lively go back. Their story is one in every of musical integrity, sturdy skilled perseverance and a deep-rooted trust of their course.
The 5-piece has loved leading good fortune (particularly with “Pull Me Below”) at the same time as last necessarily an underground band. They thrive at the give a boost to of a rising and dependable fan base. As guitarist and founding member John Petrucci writes: “It’s unbelievable, and we’re all very blessed and lucky to have this sort of Lengthy occupation – no longer best the place we began in The us however in all places the arena.”