“Practice outside your comfort zone. Try improvising in keys like Ab – non-typical guitar keys – and that might force you to do things you might not normally gravitate towards because it all seems unfamiliar.” Dream Theater‘s John Petrucci has given MusicRadar an exclusive behind the scenes look at his touring rig as well as some advice for aspiring guitarists. Read the full feature over at MusicRadar.
“I’ve always employed a melodic style with my leads, placing strong emphasis on infusing romantic sensibilities into what I’m trying to say.” Dream Theater’s John Petrucci shares his 5 top tips for guitarist over at MusicRadar.
Dream Theater recently released their latest album ‘The Astonishing’ which went to no.11 in the UK album charts.
We spoke to Dream Theater’s James LaBrie, Jordan Rudess, and John Petrucci about their forthcoming album ‘The Astonishing’ when they were in London. We discussed their favourite song on the epic double album as well as how difficult it was for James to sing the parts for multiple characters. Check out the full interview below!
You can also check out a new song right here too!