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Old 08-05-2012, 07:04 PM   #17161
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what would people call the most complex dream theater song? (thinking time signatures and rhythms not speed playing)

Dance of Eternity was pretty much made for that purpose
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Old 08-08-2012, 03:42 PM   #17162
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what about dream theaters most complex song (or part of a song) excluding the dance of eternity?
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Old 08-09-2012, 12:45 AM   #17163
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Beyond This Life, or Glass Prison maybe. It's debatable.
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Old 08-13-2012, 09:06 PM   #17164
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My brother scratched my Octavarium CD beyond playability -_-

What should I do to get him back for this horrendous crime? I was thinking hanging by the thumbs in the dungeons, but that's a little bit under extreme....
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Old 08-13-2012, 11:55 PM   #17165
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My brother scratched my Octavarium CD beyond playability -_-

What should I do to get him back for this horrendous crime? I was thinking hanging by the thumbs in the dungeons, but that's a little bit under extreme....

Make him listen to to terrible 80s pop
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Old 08-14-2012, 12:28 AM   #17166
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Make him listen to to terrible 80s pop

+1. This and force him to replace it.
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Old 08-14-2012, 11:56 PM   #17167
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My brother scratched my Octavarium CD beyond playability -_-

What should I do to get him back for this horrendous crime? I was thinking hanging by the thumbs in the dungeons, but that's a little bit under extreme....


Scratch his face off. This story ends where it began...
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Old 08-15-2012, 12:01 AM   #17168
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I've listened to Awake twice or thrice. I just can't seem to get into it. I really want to, but can't.
Anyone else faced this problem?
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Old 08-15-2012, 12:08 AM   #17169
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^ I honestly don't remember how long it took me to get into Awake, but it's definitely one of my favorite albums of theirs, right alongside SFAM (which I loved on the first listen).
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Old 08-15-2012, 01:34 AM   #17170
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I've listened to Awake twice or thrice. I just can't seem to get into it. I really want to, but can't.
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I'm not the biggest fan of Awake. Best thing out of that era is A Change of Seasons...that is a masterpiece and my personal favorite DT song.
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Old 08-15-2012, 04:22 PM   #17171
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What would be the best album for a person to start with with these guys?
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Old 08-15-2012, 08:59 PM   #17172
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^ You should have checked the top of the page.
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Octavarium is probably the most accessible, but Scenes from a Memory and Images and Words are what most would say are their best.
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Old 08-15-2012, 11:31 PM   #17173
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I've listened to Awake twice or thrice. I just can't seem to get into it. I really want to, but can't.
Anyone else faced this problem?

It's a harder album to take in I find, but once you do it's awesome. I love the production/performance on it, IMHO best sound DT has ever had.
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Old 08-16-2012, 12:13 AM   #17174
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What would be the best album for a person to start with with these guys?


Images and Words or Scenes From a Memory imo. Both fantastic examples of their style and work.
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Old 08-16-2012, 07:03 AM   #17175
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Images and Words has far too many 80's sounds on it and meh passages.
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Old 08-16-2012, 10:31 PM   #17176
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I've listened to Awake twice or thrice. I just can't seem to get into it. I really want to, but can't.
Anyone else faced this problem?


Same.

I mean I like it, but I have to force myself to listen to it every once in a blue moon.

It's got the most unique sound in terms of production though compared to all the rest of the albums.
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Old 08-17-2012, 04:17 AM   #17177
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No one really mentions Six Degrees. I think it's one of their most diverse albums and very well written.
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Old 08-17-2012, 05:02 AM   #17178
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Who else has checked out the Falling Into Infinity demos? I don't think I'm ever listening to the official release again.
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Old 08-17-2012, 08:33 AM   #17179
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Who else has checked out the Falling Into Infinity demos? I don't think I'm ever listening to the official release again.

It has very nice tunes. Nothing too special though.
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Old 08-24-2012, 04:56 AM   #17180
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wow this is an interesting topic ..love it .....i have not listened to DT much but i know they are one hell of a band ,i know a little bout John Pettruci,,,would anybody suggest me some of their best songs?i would appreciate that....btw i am a student currently studying design and programming at
IT Training Nepal ...i have interest in design and programming stuffs but along with that i am an avid music and movie lovers so any songs ppl wanna suggest me
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