On 10/11 at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam, Dream Theater
performed Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" in its entirety as their second set.
This continued Dream Theater's tradition of covering a "classic album" in entirety whenever doing a two-night stand in the same city (the band previous covered Metallica's "Master of Puppets" and Iron Maiden's "The Number of the Beast" in 2002). Joining the group for the performance was Mike Kidson
on saxophone (from "the Australian Pink Floyd Show") and Theresa Thomason
(who previously appeared with Dream Theater on "Scenes from a Memory" and "Live Scenes from New York").
Tracks performed were as follows:
Speak to Me
On The Run
The Great Gig in the Sky
Us And Them
Any Colour You Like
are scheduled to perform the album one more time on October 25 for the second night of their two-night stand at the famous Hammersmith Apollo in London, acording to Blabbermouth.net
As previously reported
, Dream Theater's Mike Portnoy
and Jordan Rudess were among the guest musicians on former Spock's Beard/Transatlantic frontman Neal Morse
's new progressive rock masterpiece, "?
" (The Question Mark Album).
The album will be released in the U.S. on November 1 through Metal Blade Records and in Europe on October 24 through InsideOut Music. Other guest musicians include saxophonist Mark Leniger
, Alan Morse
(Spock's Beard), legendary guitarist Steve Hackett
(formerly of Genesis) and Roine Stolt
of The Flower Kings.