Lifting Shadows

The Authorized Biography of Dream Theater. Now in paperback.

Lifting Shadows is the authorized biography of Dream Theater.

Now available in paperback, the book traces the band’s history from their mid-1980’s Long Island origins through to the present, in full, frank and revealing detail.

This new, revised edition has been fully updated by author Rich Wilson who conducted all-new interviews with the band and others. It covers the departure of founding drummer Mike Portnoy, their search for his successor, and subsequent return to recording and touring success.

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