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Symphony X - 71% match to Dream Theater

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Transatlantic - 71% match to Dream Theater

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This multi-national and ostensibly part-time progressive rock supergroup was formed in the summer of 1999 and comprises Mike Portnoy (20 April 1967, Long Island, New York, USA; drums; Dream Theater), Neal Morse (b. 2 August 1960, Van Nuys, California, USA; vocals, keyboards, guitar; Spock’s Beard), Roine Stolt (b. 5 September 1956, Uppsala, Sweden; guitar, keyboards, vo Read more

Circus Maximus - 59% match to Dream Theater

Genres: Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock
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Ayreon - 45% match to Dream Theater

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Neal Morse - 45% match to Dream Theater

Genres: Christian & Gospel Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Rush - 44% match to Dream Theater

Genres: Music & Radio Music Theme Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Canadian heavy rock band was formed in late 1968 by Alex Lifeson (Alexander Zivojinovich, 27 August 1953, Fernie, British Columbia, Canada; guitar), John Rutsey (b. 1953, Canada, d. 11 May 2008, Canada; drums), and Jeff Jones (bass/vocals), although the latter was quickly replaced by Geddy Lee (b. Gary Lee Weinrib, 29 July 1953, Willowdale, Toronto, Canada; bass/vocals) Read more

Opeth - 38% match to Dream Theater

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Named after a city which appears in a Wilbur Smith novel, the Swedish progressive death metal band Opeth is difficult to describe in that the act incorporates a wide variety of influences into its overall sound, including folk, ambient, jazz and gothic elements. Nevertheless, they remain one of the most admired bands across the entire canon of metal.Foun Read more

Shadow Gallery - 38% match to Dream Theater

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Angra - 33% match to Dream Theater

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts
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Fates Warning - 33% match to Dream Theater

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Hartford, Connecticut, USA, in 1982, initially as Misfit, the original line-up of Fates Warning consisted of John Arch (vocals), Jim Matheos (guitar), Victor Arduini (guitar), Joe DiBiase (bass) and Steve Zimmerman (drums). After a couple of early demos the band was invited to contribute a track (‘Soldier Boy’) to the Metal Massacre V compilation, released Read more

Steve Vai - 30% match to Dream Theater

Genres: Instrumental Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Steven Siro Vai, 6 June 1960, Carle Place, New York, USA. Vai began his musical career at the age of 13, forming his first rock band, Rayge, while still at school. At this time he was tutored by Joe Satriani, who was to have a profound effect on his style for years to come. He studied jazz and classical music at the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, before r Read more

Derek Sherinian - 29% match to Dream Theater

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Spock's Beard - 28% match to Dream Theater

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This progressive rock band was formed in Los Angeles in the spring of 1992 by brothers Neal (2 August 1960, Van Nuys, California, USA; vocals, keyboards, guitar) and Alan Morse (b. 22 August 1958, Los Angeles, California, USA; guitar, vocals). Originally named One, they recruited Dave Meros (b. 8 February 1956, Salinas, California, USA; bass, vocals) and Nick D’Virgilio Read more

Porcupine Tree - 27% match to Dream Theater

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This UK band was widely ascribed with bringing progressive rock back into vogue during the 90s. Steven Wilson (3 November 1967, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England; guitar/vocals) is the guiding light behind Porcupine Tree, which allows him to indulge his interests in ambient dance music and left-field, psychedelic rock. Wilson embarked on his musical career in 1987, whe Read more

Iron Maiden - 24% match to Dream Theater

Genres: Heavy Metal Music & Radio Music Theme Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in London, England, in 1975, Iron Maiden was from the start the brainchild of Steve Harris (Stephen Percy Harris, 12 March 1957, Leytonstone, London, England; bass), formerly a member of pub rockers Smiler. Named after a medieval torture device, the music was suitably heavy and hard on the senses. The heavy metal scene of the late 70s was widely regarded as stagnant, Read more


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