Dream Theater Wiki

This page is for information about Dream Theater's upcoming 16th album. Once the album is released, this page is to be renamed to whatever the album is called, and any relevant info (tracklist, trivia, etc.) will be filled in.

What We Know[]

  • On October 25th, 2023, the band announced on all their social media accounts that drummer Mike Portnoy had returned to the band after 13 years, and that they would soon be entering the studio to record their first album with Portnoy since 2009's Black Clouds & Silver Linings.
  • February 7, 2024: Portnoy posts an image to social media of his Siamese Monster drumkit (with Six Degrees bass drums) set up in an unnamed studio. The caption reads: "In the studio with some old friends..."
  • February 9, 2024: The band posts on all social media accounts that the writing/recording process for the album is officially underway, with an image of all five band members in the studio together.
  • All drumming, guitar backing, and keyboard parts are done for the whole album, according to statements made by the members themselves.