Dream Theater Announce UK Dates for 2014 -
Dream Theater have announced they will be returning to the UKnext year (2014) in support of their self-titled 12th album.
The progressive metal quintet will perform a trio of shows inLondon, Manchester and Wolverhampton following the release of theirnew album in September.
The three UK dates are part of Long Island outfit's European tourwhich begins in Portugal on January 15 and wraps up in Helsinki onFebruary 24th.
John Petrucci recently said of the new record (via Classic Rock):
"I see every new album as an opportunity to start over - toeither improve upon a direction that's been evolving over time, orto completely break new ground.
"This is the first self-titled album of our career, andthere's nothing I can think of that makes a statement of musicaland creative identity stronger than that. We've fully explored allthe elements that make us unique, from the epic and intense to theatmospheric and cinematic."
Dream Theater's U.K. & Europe tour dates are as follows:
Wed 15/1 Porto, Portugal - Coliseum of Porto
Thu 16/1 Madrid, Spain Palacio - Visalegre
Fri 17/1 Pamplona, Spain - Anaitasuna
Sat 18/1 Barcelona, Spain - St. Jordi Club
Mon 20/1 Milan, Italy - Mediolanum Forum
Tues 21/1 Florence, Italy - Obihall
Wed 22/1 Rome, Italy - Palalottomatica
Thu 23/1 Padova, Italy - Geox Theatre
Sat 25/1 Vienna, Austria - Gasometer
Sun 26/1 Munich, Germany - Zenith
Mon 27/1 Zurich, Switzerland - Volkshaus
Wed 29/1 Prague, Czech Republic - Tipsport Arena
Thu 30/1 Ludwigsburg, Germany - Arena
Fri 31/1 Paris, France - Zenith
Sat 1/2 Offenbach, Germany - Stadthalle
Mon 3/2 Zagreb, Croatia - Cibona
Tues 4/2 Ljubljana, Slovenia - Small Tivoli
Wed 5/2 Katowice, Poland - Spodek Hall
Fri 7/2 Bamberg, Germany - Stechert Arena
Sat 8/2 Deinze, Belgium - Brielpoort
Sun 9/2 Hannover, Germany - Swiss Life Hall
Mon 10/2 Saarbrucken, Germany - Saarlandhalle
Wed 12/2 Lille, France - Aeronef
Thu 13/2 Manchester, UK - O2 Apollo
Fri 14/2 London, UK - Wembley Arena
Sat 15/2 Wolverhampton, UK - Wolverhampton Civic Hall
Mon 17/2 Amsterdam, Holland - Heineken Music Hall
Tues 18/2 Dusseldorf, Germany - Mitsubishi Electric Halle
Thu 20/2 Copenhagen, Denmark - Falconer
Mon 24/2 Helsinki, Finland - Icehall