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Dream Theater Covers Rainbow's "Stargazer" On New Album

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Dream Theater recently revealed Rainbow's "Stargazer" as the first of the cover songs recorded for their upcoming album "Black Clouds & Silver Linings." The song will be available on the three-disc special edition CD release of the album, and is available on the iTunes Store right now.

Over the coming weeks, until the album's release on June 23rd, five more songs will be announced and made available on the iTunes Store. "To Tame A Land" by Iron Maiden is already understood to be one of the covers, recorded for a Kerrang! magazine tribute to Iron Maiden in 2008. They also just announced three Queen covers and posted a medley of them online.

Roadrunner Records's website features an interview with Mike Portnoy on the selection of "Stargazer" and the idea behind the inclusion of cover songs on the album.

Source: OzProg.com

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1. bbristowe writes:

I have the new album. It's a delicious masterpiece.

For you guitar junkies, JP solos are the best I've seen since Awake.

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2. rk writes:

Never been a big fan of DT but that's a good song to do a cover to. As a matter of fact thats a badass song! Old Dio really, really rules.

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3. wilco writes:

now i do have to buy it not a real fan from dt but any rainbow song is good
wonder when they play on graspop and they do the song
would be cool if dio joins them

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4. Rychemn writes:

This is a great classic rock song being covered by a kicka$$ band. Look forward to hearing this cover along with "To tame a land".............and post #4, I believe you are looking for the George Michael web-site, try googling "bands that sux!!!!!

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5. Rychemn writes:

When did the other post #4 get taken off/deleted?

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