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Looks like they went with another artist this time for the cover, that doesn't look like Mr Syme's work.

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Oh, look, a second thread! Let's post here too :)

Tracklisting seems good, though I'm not too fond of the titles for the 'Illumination Theory' movements. Album art is pretty weak, as far as I'm concerned. I'll buy it nevertheless.
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Yes, titles look so proggy and dark :metal
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Some of the titles give me a punk rock vibe.
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Track titles are pretty good i think, hopefully the lyrics are good as well. I have a feeling that Illumination Theory will have lyrics from JM and JP.

I don't really like the glowing Majesty logo but i think it is a decent cover, miles better than ADTOE.

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All of this is awesome, although I wish the album cover had the band's name on it. It will kind of stick out like a sore thumb compared to the rest of their discography.

I love the track titles, and the fact that it looks like we are getting a nice, long epic song again.
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The titles are very prog metal and actually remind me of some fake track titles people came up with here! To be honest I'm not crazy about them, but I thought the same about the ADTOE titles and it became a top 3 album for me, so I'll shut up :lol However, I like the cover - it's cool that it's more minimalistic and there's no band name. I'm 100% sure there will be a sticker on the CD, though.

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'Paradoxe de la Lumière Noire'. Seriously DT?
Very Symphony X. I like it.
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Unless I'm very much mistaken, is that not the Brooklyn Bridge in the Majesty logo?

It does kind of look like it, but I've got the hi-res file here and it just appears to be the style they used to emboss it.. Although it could be something  :biggrin:
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I can't wait! The cover is cool, (it may grow on me), the track titles though are awesome!
I am sure it's going to be a great album! I am excited!

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Is it me or are these some of DT's more pretentious-sounding track titles? Not that I'm complaining, I'm a prog metal fan, I love pretentious.
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Nice cover and 2 epic? :omg: Instaboner!!!

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Unless I'm very much mistaken, is that not the Brooklyn Bridge in the Majesty logo?

It does kind of look like it, but I've got the hi-res file here and it just appears to be the style they used to emboss it.. Although it could be something  :biggrin:

Aha. Shame it isnt though, since this is THEIR album.

Anyway I think the idea is that the logo will be 3D embossed on the jacket.

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That cover art looks soo much better than the low res logo with the purple background.

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Probably my least fav DT cover apart from the very first album. Sept 24th cant come fast enough.
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dat cover... called it XD
and yep those track names holy fucking shit... I'm not going to be able to NOT listen to any samples or singles now D':
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'Paradoxe de la Lumière Noire'. Seriously DT?
Very Symphony X. I like it.

And The Looking Glass. Some Symphony X sounding titles.
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First impression: I like the idea of that artwork, but the Earth in the background just looks...off. A bit too blurry for one thing. No Definition. However - probably the best thing Syme has done in quite a few years for them.

Second impression: These tracks titles seem unusual for DT. Not a bad thing. Kind of ironic since this album is called "Dream Theater" and is supposed to consist of everything the band is about, though. :lol And there's nothing silly here like The Count of Tuscany or The Shaman's Trance at least.

So...yeah. Now I want the single. :-[

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Yes, the logo is...different (i'm reluctant to say wrong when it's official), but I think this looks amazing. I am so pumped for this.

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Woah.

I have no idea what to think.

But, I will say, I definitely think I'm getting my "serious business" wish from the Captain JLB thread  :biggrin:

Now I'm kinda wondering, is that a good thing?

Either way, I'm pumped  :metal

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So do we think 'Sleep Paralysis' could be the intro track that we saw written down in the studio video?

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Multiple part epics are awesome. Probably gonna have good use of the orchestra.

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Cover seems to show Dream Theater taking over the world. I hope its a good sign

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So do we think 'Sleep Paralysis' could be the intro track that we saw written down in the studio video?
Could be, a sort of Overture type track.

I hope this is their darkest since Awake.  :metal
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That picture sure is taken from The Dark Side Of The Earth.

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Woah.

I have no idea what to think.

But, I will say, I definitely think I'm getting my "serious business" wish from the Captain JLB thread  :biggrin:

Now I'm kinda wondering, is that a good thing?

Either way, I'm pumped  :metal

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Is it me or are these some of DT's more pretentious-sounding track titles? Not that I'm complaining, I'm a prog metal fan, I love pretentious.
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What are the reflections in the metal logo?

I thought it could be the Brooklyn Bridge.