- Apr 5, 2019
I loved that album.Mike Portnoy tells a similar story about the making of Dream Theater's SCENES FROM A MEMORY, created after FALLING INTO INFINITY, a commercial success that the band felt was too commercial. They decided to self-produce their next album, a concept record that the suits hated but the fans adored, and whose success was good enough to allow the band to self-produce their own music thereafter.
By Greg Maki — Released Oct. 26, 1999 (Elektra) — A ticking metronome. A voice. Soft, comforting, yet firm, in control. “Close your eyes and begin to relax.” A hypnotherapist. He puts his subject u…live-metal.com