Dream Theater Post Clip of New Song, "Lost Not Forgotten"

Dream Theater have posted yet another clip of a new song from their upcoming album, A Dramatic Turn of Events. You can check out "Lost Not Forgotten" at this location.

A Dramatic Turn of Events, the band's first album without drummer/founding member Mike Portnoy, will be released on September 13 via Roadrunner Records.

In a recent interview with MusicRadar, Dream Theater guitarist had this to say on the song "Lost Not Forgotten":

"To me, it's one of the most technical songs on the album. It has a lot of twists and turns and some crazy ideas that were confusing to us as we were writing and recording. It took a while to get it all under our fingers."

"Guitar-wise, it’s the one song where I tune down to D. I thought it would sound heavier that way. And it does – I think the song kicks some serious ass!"

"One of the things that was a lot of fun to do is this diminished passage of unison playing. I wrote it out and built it piece by piece, programming drums as I went. I showed it to Jordan, who said, ‘That’s crazy!’ He learned it and put a harmony to it."

You can check out the full track-by-track breakdown of the album here.

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Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.