Dream Theater – Systematic Chaos (2007)April 9, 2007
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|Recorded||September 2006 – February, 2007
Avatar Studios in New York City
Systematic Chaos was written and recorded from September 2006 to January 2007 at Avatar Studios in New York City, co-produced by drummer Mike Portnoy and guitarist John Petrucci and engineered by Paul Northfield. The final mix was signed off on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2007. The final master of the CD was finished and the track listing was released on February 21, 2007. It is scheduled for release in June, 2007.
Fifty Dream Theater fans from the New York area were given the opportunity to perform on the new album in January 2007 through Portnoy’s Internet forum, and have provided chants for at least one of the songs.
In an interview with Tama.com, drummer Mike Portnoy described the album as “Heavy and technical, powerful and dynamic — all of the elements that people kind of expect out of a Dream Theater album. All of the styles and sounds are intact, but we wanted to make it a real sonic explosion. It’s very dramatic and aggressive.”
The album will also contain another, and possibly the last song in Mike Portnoy’s series of songs about his experience with alcoholism (so far The Glass Prison on Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence, This Dying Soul on Train of Thought and The Root of All Evil on Octavarium).
Contrary to some earlier reports, there are eight tracks (as “In the Presence of Enemies” is in two parts).
- “In The Presence of Enemies Pt. 1” – 9:00
- “Forsaken” – 5:36
- “Constant Motion” – 6:55
- “The Dark Eternal Night” – 8:51
- “Repentance” – 10:43
- “Prophets of War” – 6:01
- “The Ministry of Lost Souls” – 14:57
- “In The Presence of Enemies Pt. 2” – 16:38
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