Dream Theater: The Astonishing


On January 29, 2016, “Roadrunner Records” label released “The Astonishing”, the thirteenth Dream Theater studio album. It was recorded in 2015 at “Cove City Sound Studios” in Long Island, New York City, and was produced by John Petrucci.


  • James LaBrie– lead vocals
  • John Petrucci– guitar, story and concept
  • Jordan Rudess– keyboards
  • Eric Rigler– bagpipes
  • John Myung– bass
  • Mike Mangini– drums, percussion
  • David Campbell– orchestral and choir arrangements
  • City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Richard Chycki – engineer, mixing
  • Mike Schuppan- engineer
  • Travis Warner – engineer
  • Jiema – cover art

Track listing:

All lyrics by John Petrucci, all music by John Petrucci and Jordan Rudess.

  1. Descent of the Nomacs
  2. Dystopian Overture
  3. The Gift of Music
  4. The Answer
  5. A Better Life
  6. Lord Nafarayus
  7. A Savior in the Square
  8. When Your Time Has Come
  9. Act of Faythe
  10. Three Days
  11. The Hovering Sojourn
  12. Brother, Can You Hear Me
  13. A Life Left behind
  14. Ravenskill
  15. Chosen
  16. Tempting Offer
  17. Digital Dicord
  18. The X Aspect
  19. A New Beginning
  20. The Road to Revolution
  21. 2285 Entr’acte
  22. Moment of Betrayal
  23. Heaven’s Cove
  24. Begin Again
  25. The Path That Divides
  26. Machine Chatter
  27. The Walking Shadow
  28. My Last Farewell
  29. Losing Faythe
  30. Whispers on the Wind
  31. Hymn of a Thousand Voices
  32. Our New World
  33. Power Down
  34. Astonishing

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