<strong><a href="/artists/DreamTheater" target="_blank">Dream Theater</a></strong> have announced the first run of tour dates in support of their new album <em>A Dramatic Turn of Events</em>, due out September 13.<br /><br />The album marks the recorded debut of new drummer <strong>Mike Mangini</strong>, and it will be available in multiple versions that will be sure to delight the band's avid fans. In addition to the standard version, there will be: a special edition CD/DVD set including The <em>Spirit Carries On</em>, a 60-minute movie documenting <strong>Dream Theater</strong>’s much-discussed drummer auditions; a double-LP set in a gatefold jacket; and a Limited Deluxe Collector's Edition Box Set.
<strong><a href="/artists/Trivium" target="_blank">Trivium</a></strong> frontman <strong>Matt Heafy</strong> was interviewed by BareBonesRadio at a recent stop on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour, and the video can be seen below.<br /><br /><strong>Trivium</strong>'s latest album, <em>In Waves</em>, comes out August 9, and Heafy discusses the band's evolving sound, the new look of the record, and much more. Check it out!<br /><br />
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<br /><br /><strong>Trivium</strong> are on the road all summer as part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour, and they're <a href="/news/Trivium-Signing-At-Mayhem-Festival-23084.aspx" target="_blank">conducting exclusive meet & greets for fans</a> at the Roadrunner Records tent.