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Dream Theater at Verizon Theatre

Progressive rock titans Dream Theater hit Verizon Theatre for the second time on their A Dramatic Turn of Events tour. It's another chance to see the band with newest member Mike Mangini filling the seemingly-impossible-to-fill shoes of original drummer/mastermind Mike Portnoy. And yeah, this is metal/rock for rocket scientists and astrophysics majors, but it certainly isn't lacking in excitement. Catch them even if you're not a hardcore fan, because they probably won't be coming around until their next record is done. Crimson Projeckt, which features notable members from King Crimson's long career, open.

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Eric Grubbs is a Dallas-based writer who has published two books, Post: A Look at the Influence of Post-Hardcore 1985-2007 and When We Were the Kids. His writing has been featured in Punk Planet, Popdose, Fort Worth Weekly, The Dentonite and LA Weekly. He supports Manchester City and will never root for Manchester United.
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