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It was 20 years ago today...
« on: June 08, 2012, 05:38:34 AM »
that in 45 minutes, Dream Theater would change my musical life forever!

I saw probably my greatest concert on June 8, 1992:











Setlists:
Iron Maiden
Be Quick Or Be Dead
Number Of The Beast
Sanctuary
Fron Here To Eternity
Wasting Love
Tailgunner
The Evil That Men Do
Afraid To Shoot Strangers
Fear Of The Dark
The Clairvoyant
Heaven Can Wait
Run To The Hills
2 Minutes To Midnight
Iron Maiden
The Trooper
Bring Your Daughter..
Running Free

Dream Theater
Pull Me Under
Under A Glass Moon
Metropolis Pt.1
A Fortune In Lies
Learning To Live

 :metal  :metal  :metal  :metal  :metal  :metal  :metal  :metal

Seriously, nothing's been the same since seeing Dream Theater that night. Oh, and Iron Maiden was spectacular. Nice small stage and they just blew me away,
would have thought the same thing but seeing the OP was TAC i immediately thought Maiden or DT related
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2012, 05:42:24 AM »
And what a journey it had been.  Damn does time fly but I bet you remember it like it was yesterday.
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2012, 05:46:13 AM »
I am quite jealous of this but did IM and DT tour together or just play this show or a few? I always wanted my two favorite bands to tour together and i saw them twice when they finally did on the MP "farewell" tour.

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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2012, 05:48:26 AM »
Ohh man......the things i would do to be able to witness that concert!  :hefdaddy

Was DT support for the whole FOTD tour or only that day?


Edit: I actually got some shivers when reading that ticket!  :laugh:




« Last Edit: June 08, 2012, 06:06:31 AM by MrBoom_shack-a-lack »
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2012, 05:57:21 AM »
That's basically the gig to end all gigs.

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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2012, 06:01:33 AM »
Glad to say I've seen 'em both in the past few years. :hat

I'd say I'm jealous, but I was only 7 at the time, so I doubt I would have appreciated the show at the time anyway. :P
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2012, 06:09:15 AM »
Steve´s T-shirt FTW!
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2012, 06:33:28 AM »
It was a pre tour warm up gig. DT opened the Ritz show only. From there Maiden went to Canada and to the west coast. They cut the tour short. I believe Testament may have opened the west coast dates.
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #8 on: June 08, 2012, 06:38:36 AM »
Was a great show. Both bands were killer!
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #9 on: June 08, 2012, 06:41:28 AM »
I'm curious, did you originally go just for IM? Or did you already know of DT by that time?
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #10 on: June 08, 2012, 06:52:24 AM »
It was a pre tour warm up gig. DT opened the Ritz show only. From there Maiden went to Canada and to the west coast. They cut the tour short. I believe Testament may have opened the west coast dates.
Ahh i see!  :tup
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #11 on: June 08, 2012, 07:00:08 AM »
I'm curious, did you originally go just for IM? Or did you already know of DT by that time?
Yes and no.. Just Maiden. Maiden was easily my favorite band at the time. I had never heard of DT .. Kinda.
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In college I did the metal show at my college radio station. In 1989, I was going through the new release bin and I came across this album by a band called Dream Theater. It was WDADU. I thought Dream Theater was a great name for a band. I sampled it " on cue". It was interesting, but the album cover was so gay, and the band pic was even gayer! So I put it down and the episode was erased from my memory.
So when I saw them open for Maiden, in my mind I had never heard of them or remembered.
It wasn't untill a couple years later when I ordered their "first" album that whenever I opened it and saw THAT cover. I was Holy Shit that's the band I sampled in college. I was in complete shock!
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2012, 09:09:09 AM »
Was I the only one expecting the post to read "Sgt Pepper taught the band to play"?
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #13 on: June 08, 2012, 09:14:22 AM »
Was I the only one expecting the post to read "Sgt Pepper taught the band to play"?

Nope.
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #14 on: June 08, 2012, 09:14:40 AM »
Was I the only one expecting the post to read "Sgt Pepper taught the band to play"?

Nope. Totally thought the same thing.  :rollin
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #15 on: June 08, 2012, 09:18:09 AM »
Beatles ???
Not a fan.
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #16 on: June 08, 2012, 09:21:27 AM »
 :lol

You can't blame us, though. I'm sure that was an amazing concert, but "It was 20 years ago today" is the first lyric of one of the most iconic albums of all time. Of course it's gonna come to mind :D
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #17 on: June 08, 2012, 09:35:23 AM »
It's all good.
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #18 on: June 08, 2012, 10:06:35 AM »
would have thought the same thing but seeing the OP was TAC i immediately thought Maiden or DT related

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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #19 on: June 08, 2012, 10:22:11 AM »
Beatles ???
Not a fan.
You should fix that.

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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #20 on: June 08, 2012, 10:26:29 AM »
That's basically the gig to end all gigs.

Man, no shit. So raspberry preserve. Every song is full of awesomeness, especially the DT setlist.

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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #21 on: June 08, 2012, 10:34:52 AM »
Was I the only one expecting the post to read "Sgt Pepper taught the band to play"?

I was coming in to post the next line.


Anyway, awesome concert.  =D 
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #22 on: June 08, 2012, 10:46:50 AM »
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #23 on: June 08, 2012, 11:05:10 AM »
Beatles ???
Not a fan.
You should fix that.

Seconded.
Not a chance. Oddly Amazon sent me an email today adverti sing Yellow Submarine. I've never even browsed them.

would have thought the same thing but seeing the OP was TAC i immediately thought Maiden or DT related


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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #24 on: June 08, 2012, 11:07:23 AM »
Beatles ???
Not a fan.
You should fix that.

Seconded.
Not a chance. Oddly Amazon sent me an email today adverti sing Yellow Submarine. I've never even browsed them.


That's god talking to you.

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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #25 on: June 08, 2012, 11:25:37 AM »
Beatles ???
Not a fan.
You should fix that.

Seconded.
Not a chance. Oddly Amazon sent me an email today adverti sing Yellow Submarine. I've never even browsed them.


That's god talking to you.

It was also God compelling you to skip on Yellow Submarine, because Sgt. Pepper and Revolver are infinitely better.
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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #26 on: June 08, 2012, 11:27:18 AM »
God works in mysterious ways.

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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #27 on: June 08, 2012, 11:29:39 AM »
Steve´s T-shirt FTW!

Indeed! :metal

Was I the only one expecting the post to read "Sgt Pepper taught the band to play"?

No. :lol

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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #28 on: June 08, 2012, 12:00:03 PM »
God works in mysterious ways.

I thought she moved in mysterious ways?  ???

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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #29 on: June 08, 2012, 12:02:30 PM »
Yeah, that's something there Kev... ;)

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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #30 on: June 08, 2012, 05:07:35 PM »
That would have been amazing! :metal Especially with DT's setlist.

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Re: It was 20 years ago today...
« Reply #31 on: June 08, 2012, 05:25:02 PM »
I love DT's set list, short but right to the point  :tup
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