It sure looks like John Petrucci is about to launch his own guitar software brand

John Petrucci onstage – the Dream Theater man appears to be launching his own guitar plugin software, Tone Mission
(Image credit: Xavi Torrent / Getty)

It’s John Petrucci’s birthday today (July 12) and the Dream Theater electric guitar icon has celebrated by teasing the launch of Tone Mission – a new venture that looks very likely to be his own guitar software brand.

The guitarist took to Instagram earlier today to share a starry video clip, with an atmospheric voiceover that appears to have been recorded by Petrucci himself.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.