This progressive metal band from United States is indeed very popular in the world. Dream Theater, who does not know this band? One of the countries which have a very good appreciation of Dream Theater is Indonesia.
Have been scheduled to perform in Jakarta on Saturday 21 April 2012, for the first time they will rock Indonesia. Location for the concert is a new venue called Mata Erlang Indoor Stadium located on the Pantai Karnaval, Ancon, Jakarta.
The certainty of Dream Theater’s concert was the first time came from the official website dreamtheater.net released yesterday, December 14. In addition to performing in Jakarta, they will performing before in Seoul, South Korea (19/04/2012) and afterwards went to Osaka (24/04), Fukuoka (26/04), Aichi (28/04) and Yokohama (30/04), all of them in Japan.
Up to this news revealed, is not yet known who the promoter that brought the band that’s been many years in waiting their presence in Indonesia. Some promoters who contacted by Rolling Stone refutes that they invited the band to Jakarta.
The Band was originally named Majesty, formed by a group of students of Berklee College of Music, Boston, USA. They are John Petrucci, John Myung and Mike Portnoy. Since 1985, the band has released 12 studio albums and hundreds of concerts was chosen as one of “The Best Progressive Rock Bands of All Time” by the readers of Rolling Stone in the United States. This year they have released their latest album “A Dramatic Turn of Events” with new drummer Mike Manzini who replaced Mike Portnoy. Such as a gift, they also received their first Grammy nomination for “The Best Hard Rock/Metal Song” from the album for the song On The Backs of Angels.
It was confessed by many fans in Indonesia, it is the most good news ever. Given the political and security situation in Indonesia itself had become a scourge for the musicians of the world who want to perform a concert in the country. The presence of Dream Theater to Indonesia this time around, seeming to be a very amazing. A legendary band that eventually will hold a concert in Indonesia.