Metal Blade Records has set a tentative March 16 release date for a special-edition of "Parallels", the classic 1991 album from the progressive metal band Fates Warning. In addition to remastered audio, there will be a second audio disc of live and demo material. The package will also include a DVD with nearly three hours of material, including a complete live show from the 1992 "Parallels" tour and a documentary on the making of "Parallels" which includes live, studio, and current day interview footage with all the band members, Terry Brown (producer) and Brian Slagel (CEO of Metal Blade Records).
"Parallels" special edition tracklisting:
CD 1: "Parallels"
01. Leave The Past Behind 02. Life In Still Water (feat. James LaBrie) 03. Eye To Eye 04. The Eleventh Hour 05. Point Of View 06. We Only Say Goodbye 07. Don't Follow Me 08. The Road Goes On Forever
CD 2: "Parallels" Live In Hollywood, California on January 23, 1992
01. Leave The Past Behind (live) 02. Don't Follow Me (live) 03. Eleventh Hour (live) 04. Point Of View (live) 05. Eye To Eye (live) 06. Nothing Left To Say (live) 07. Quietus (live) 08. Through Different Eyes (live) 09. Leave The Past Behind (demo) 10. Eye To Eye (demo) 11. Eleventh Hour (demo) 12. Point Of View (demo) 13. Don't Follow Me (demo)
To coincide with this release, the "Parallels" lineup of Fates Warning Ray Alder (vocals), Jim Matheos (guitar), Frank Aresti (guitar), Joe DiBiase (bass), and Mark Zonder (drums) is planning to play a few reunion shows. At this time, the only confirmed dates are as follows:
03/26 Thessaloniki, Greece 03/27 Athens, Greece
There will likely be one or two US shows added to this, and possibly one more European date.
Thanks for the report to Blabbermouth.net.