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Dream Theater Announce Opening Band Winners

Dream Theater has posted the following update regarding the competition to open for them on tour: "Well the response was simply overwhelming...within the first few days of the contest, there were over 500 entries! Although the initial rule was that only the first 20 bands from each country was eligible, in some cases up to 50 bands from each country were considered before making a decision."

"There were many factors involved in choosing the bands:
First and foremost was the music (in itself having many variables), but other deciding factors included having previous live experience, professionalism and presentation based on their website or myspace page, and even their taste in music represented by their list of influences or top friends (which helped indicate the type of audience they were trying to reach with their music)..."

"We wish the best of luck to all the bands that submitted entries and just because you weren't picked doesn't mean you weren't the best or most qualified...(perhaps your entry simply arrived 1 hour later than the last cutoff band)....so keep at it so we can open for you in 20 years!"

Here are the winners that will be sharing the stage with Dream Theater throughout South America: More...

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