“Why not add one more string?,” Petrucci asks. Why not, indeed
Believe it or not, the 7-string has been around since long before djent rose to popularity... Here are some of the best songs that utilize this genre-pushing instrument
"The Dream Theater t-shirt has been the most popular item of apparel on our campus for years," says Berklee resident Roger Brown
The first West Coast iteration will feature workshops, jams, master classes and a Sterling Ball-hosted barbecue
Bryan Beller’s ‘Scenes from the Flood’ is a “sweeping, epic-scale modern progressive double concept album."
For its streamlined beauty and ergonomic design, the Ernie Ball Music Man Majesty Tiger Eye is an unrivaled instrument for dextrous playing and tonal possibilities.
New collaborations with the Dream Theater guitarist are available in six- and seven-string versions.
“It’s traumatic to stand on the side of the stage and watch him get through it. At the end of the song, I’m the one sweating." — Joe Satriani
"That experience you have when you’re younger — you get together with your friends, you go down to the basement, crack open some beers and play — it’s right there in these tracks."
John Petrucci demonstrates “the Horse” whinny made famous by Eddie Van Halen, "the Satch method" and more helpful whammy bar tricks.