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On July 22, 2016.

On July 22, 2016, “Inside Out Music” label released “Dot”, the fifth Karmakanic album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Reingold Studio”, “Annanstans Studios”, “Mill House Studio”, “LBA Studios” and “Rites Of Spring Festival”, and was produced by Jonas Reingold.


  • Jonas Reingold – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass, arranger, recording, mixing
  • Göran Edman – lead vocals 
  • Nils Erikson – lead vocals, recordings
  • Alex Reingold, Christine Lenk, Norah Reingold – vocals
  • Krister Johnson – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Andy Bartosh – electric guitar, mastering
  • Lalle Larsson – vocals, keyboards
  • Andy Tillison – keyboards
  • Morgan Agren – drums
  • Ray Aichinger – flute, saxophone
  • T Betow – recording
  • Hugh Syme – art direction, design, illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Jonas Reingold, except where noted.

  1. Dot
  2. God The Universe and Everything Else No One Really Cares About – Part I
  3. Higher Ground
  4. Steer by the Stars – Andy Tillson, Jason Reingold
  5. Traveling Minds
  6. God The Universe And Everything Else No One Really Cares About – Part II

Live from Rosfest 2012 (DVD)

  1. Send a Message from the Heart
  2. Do You Tango
  3. Turn It Up
  4. 1969
  5. Eternally
  6. The Making of Dot
  7. Interviews

On July 19, 2011.

On July 19, 2011, “Universal Republic” label released “Time of My Life”, the fifth 3 Doors Down studio album. It was recorded July – October 2010, in Los Angeles and Tokyo, and was produced by Howard Benson.


  • Brad Arnold – lead vocals
  • Matt Roberts – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Henderson – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Todd Harrell – bass
  • Greg Upchurch – drums
  • Howard Benson – keyboards, programming
  • Michito Sanches – percussion
  • Kim Bullard – keyboards, programming
  • Sid Page – violin
  • Paul Franklin – pedal steel
  • Marti Frederiksen – additional programming
  • Deborah Lurie – string arrangements
  • Mike Plotnikoff – recording engineer
  • Hatsukazu Inagari – string engineer
  • Paul Decarli – digital editing
  • Marc Vangool – guitar technician
  • Jon Nicholson – drum technician
  • Jimmy Fahey – assistant engineer
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixer
  • Keith Armstrong – assistant engineer
  • Nick Karpen – assistant engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Brad Townsend – additional mixing engineer
  • Andrew Schubert – additional mixing engineer
  • Sandra Brummels – creative director
  • Hugh Syme – art direction, design, illustrations, cover concept
  • Frank W. Ockenfels III – band photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Brad Arnold.

  1. Time of My Life – Brad Arnold, Matt Roberts, Marti Frederiksen
  2. When You’re Young – Brad Arnold, Matt Roberts, Chris Henderson, Matt Frederiksen
  3. Round and Round – Brad Arnold, Matt Roberts, Chris Henderson, Todd Harrell
  4. Heaven – Brad Arnold, Matt Roberts, Chris Henderson, Zac Maloy
  5. Race for the Sun – Brad Arnold, Matt Roberts, Chris Henderson, Todd Harrell
  6. Back to Me – Brad Arnold, Matt Roberts, Chris Henderson, Todd Harrell
  7. Every Time You Go – Brad Arnold, Matt Roberts, Chris Henderson, Bobby Huff
  8. What’s Left – Brad Arnold, Matt Roberts, Chris Henderson, Zac Maloy
  9. On the Run – Brad Arnold, Matt Roberts, Chris Henderson, Todd Harrell
  10. She Is Love – Brad Arnold, Matt Roberts, Chris Henderson, Todd Harrell
  11. My Way – Brad Arnold, Matt Roberts, Chris Henderson, Todd Harrell
  12. Believer – Brad Arnold, Matt Roberts, Chris Henderson, Todd Harrell

On November 21, 1989.

On November 21, 1989, “Anthem Records” label released “Presto”, the thirteenth Rush studio album. It was recorded June – August 1989, at “Le Studio” in Morin Heights, Quebec, “McClear Place” in Toronto, Ontario, and was produced by  Rupert Hine, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart and Geddy Lee. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”.


  • Alex Lifeson– electric and acoustic guitars, arrangement
  • Neil Peart– drums, electronic percussion, arrangement
  • Geddy Lee– vocals, bass guitar, synthesizers, arrangement
  • Rupert Hine– additional keyboards, backing vocals, arrangement
  • Jason Sniderman– additional keyboards
  • Stephen W. Tayler– engineer, mixing
  • Simon Pressey, Jaques Deveau, Rick Anderson – assistant recording engineer
  • Matt Howe – assistant mixing engineer
  • Everett Ravenstein – assistant pre-production engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Hugh Syme– art direction
  • Scarpati – photography
  • Andrew MacNaughtan – portraits

Track listing:

All lyrics by Neil Peart, all music by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson.

  1. Show Don’t Tell
  2. Chain Lightning
  3. The Pass
  4. War paint
  5. Scars
  6. Presto
  7. Superconductor
  8. Anagram (For Mongo)
  9. Red Tide
  10. Hand Over Fist
  11. Available Light

On January 14, 1980.

On January 14, 1980, “Anthem” label released “Permanent Waves”, the seventh Rush studio album. It was recorded September – October 1979, at “Le Studio” in Morin Heights, Quebec, Canada, and was produced by Terry Brown, Gaddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart.


  • Geddy Lee– lead vocals, bass guitar, Oberheim polyphonic, Minimoog, Taurus pedal synthesizer, OB-1
  • Alex Lifeson– electric and acoustic six- and twelve-string guitars, Taurus pedals
  • Neil Peart– drums, timpani, timbales, orchestra bells, tubular bells, wind chimes, bell tree, triangle, crotales, cover concept
  • Erwig Chuapchuaduah – steel drums
  • Hugh Syme– piano, art direction, design, cover concept
  • Deborah Samuel – photography
  • Fin Costello – photography
  • Flip Schulke – photography
  • Terry Brown– arranger, mixing
  • Paul Northfield– engineer
  • Robbie Whelan – assistant engineer
  • Craig Milliner – mixing assistant
  • Adam Moseley – mixing assistant
  • Ray Staff– mastering
  • Paula Turnbull – cover girl
  • Robert Gage – hairdresser to the cover girl

Track listing:

All lyrics by Neil Peart, except where noted, all music by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson.

  1. The Spirit of Radio
  2. Freewill
  3. Jacob’s Ladder
  4. Entre Nous
  5. Different Strings – lyrics by Geddy Lee
  6. Natural Science

I: Tide Pools

II: Hyperspace

III: Permanent Waves

On June 7, 2005.

On June 7, 2005, “Atlantic” label released “Octavarium”, the eighth Dream Theater studio album. It was recorded September 2004 – February 2005, at “The Hit Factory” in, New York City, and was produced by John Petrucci and Mike Portnoy.


  • James LaBrie– lead vocals
  • John Petrucci– guitar, backing vocals, producer
  • Jordan Rudess– keyboards, continuum, lap steel guitar
  • John Myung– bass
  • Mike Portnoy– drums, backing vocals
  • Doug Oberkircher – engineer
  • Colleen Culhane, Kaori Kinoshita, Ryan Simms – assistant engineers
  • Bert Baldwin – additional studio assistance
  • Michael H. Brauer – mixing
  • Keith Gary – assistant and Pro Toolsengineer
  • Will Hensley – second assistant
  • Pyr Osh – mastering
  • Hugh Syme- art direction, design, photography album
  • Orchestra:
  • Concert Master – Elena Barere
  • Katharine Fong, Ann Lehmann, Katherine Livolsi-Stern, Laura McGinniss, Catherine Ro, Ricky Sortomme, Yuri Vodovoz – violins
  • Vincent Lionti, Karen Dreyfus – viola
  • Richard Locker, Jeanne LeBlanc – cello
  • Pamela Sklar – flute
  • Joe Anderer, Stewart Rose – French Horns
  • String quartet:
  • Elena Barere, Carol Webb – violins
  • Vincent Lionti – viola
  • Richard Locker – cello
  • Jamshied Sharifi – strings arrangements, conductor
  • Jill Dell’Abate – orchestral contractor

Track listing:

All music by James LaBrie, John Petrucci, Jordan Rudess, John Myung and Mike Portnoy.

  1. The Root of All Evil – lyrics by Mike Portnoy
  • Ready
  • Remove
  1. The Answer Lies Within – lyrics by John Petrucci
  2. These Walls – lyrics by John Petrucci
  3. I Walk Beside You – lyrics by John Petrucci
  4. Panic Attack – lyrics by John Petrucci
  5. Never Enough – lyrics by Mike Portnoy
  6. Sacrificed Sons – lyrics by James LaBrie
  7. Octavarium – lyrics by James LaBrie, John Petrucci, Mike Portnoy
  • Someone Like Him
  • Medicate (Awakening)
  • Full Circle
  • Intervals
  • Razor’s Edge

On March 15, 1993.

On March 15, 1993, “Geffen” label released “Coverdale•Page”, album by David Coverdale and Jimmy Page. It was recorded 1991 – 1992, at “Little Mountain Sound Studios” in Vancouver, “Criteria Studios” in Miami, “Granny’s House” in Reno, Nevada and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Jimmy Page, David Coverdale and Mike Fraser. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “CRIA” and in US by “RIAA”.


  • David Coverdale– lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Jimmy Page– electric and acoustic guitars, bass, harmonica, dulcimer
  • Denny Carmassi– drums, percussion
  • Jorge Casas – bass guitar
  • Lester Mendez– keyboards
  • Ricky Phillips– bass guitar
  • Tommy Funderburk, John Sambataro– backing vocals
  • John Harris – acoustic harmonica
  • Michael Fraser – engineer, mixing
  • Michael McIntyre – engineer, production co-ordination
  • Keith Rose, Delwyn Brooks, Chris Brown – assistant engineer
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Hugh Syme– art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by David Coverdale and Jimmy Page.

  1. Shake My Tree
  2. Waiting on You
  3. Take Me for a Little While
  4. Pride and Joy
  5. Over Now
  6. Feeling Hot
  7. Easy Does It
  8. Take a Look at Yourself
  9. Don’t Leave Me This Way
  10. Absolution Blues
  11. Whisper a Prayer for the Dying

On September 1, 1977.

On September 1, 1977, “Anthem Records” label released “A Farewell to Kings”, the fifth Rush studio album. It was recorded in June 1977, at “Rockfield Studios”  in  Wales and was mixed at “Advision Studios” in London, and was produced by Terry Brown, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart.


  • Geddy Lee– vocals, bass and twelve-string guitar, Minimoog, bass pedal synthesizers
  • Alex Lifeson– electric and acoustic six- and twelve-string guitars, classical guitar, bass pedal synthesizers
  • Neil Peart– drums, orchestra bells, wind chimes, bell tree, vibraslap, triangle, tubular bells, temple blocks
  • Terry Brown: spoken vocals
  • Recorded by Terry Brown and Pat Moran
  • Mixed by Terry Brown, with Declan O’Doherty and Ken Thomas
  • Mastered by George Graves
  • Artand graphic direction – Hugh Syme
  • Cover photography- Yosh Inouye
  • Sleeve photograph – Roger Stowell
  • Liner photos – Fin Costello

Track listing:

All lyrics by Neil Peart, except where noted; all musis by Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee, except where noted.

  1. A Farewell to Kings – music by Geddy Lee, Neil Peart
  2. Xanadu
  3. Closer to the Heart – lyrics by Neil Peart, Peter Talbot
  4. Cinderella Man – Geddy Lee
  5. Madrigal
  6. Cygnus X-1 Book I: The Voyage
  • I. Prologue
  • II. 1
  • III. 2
  • IV. 3