Keyboardist Jordan Rudess has been a full-time member of prog gods Dream Theater since 1999. Here are the albums that influenced him.
It seems like Dream Theater is never out of the music news for long. Recently came word of a second solo album from Dream Theater vocalist James LaBrie — fourth, if you count his two Mullmuzzler projects from 1999 and 2001 — and it appears to be a doozy.
The current repertoire of Teal Sound, a Jacksonville, Fla.-based drum and bugle corps, is titled “In the Presence of Enemies” — named after a Dream Theater cut and featuring the music of Dream Theater, Jordan Rudess, Coheed and Cambria.