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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Great piece in the FT today on the power of the image and the word: "images that promote dissent and revolution live on. “They are still necessary,” says Miles. “Otherwise you have stasis. And stasis means society is dying. Sometimes, still, you have to break the law to move forward.”

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Rocket 88 is with Barry Miles.

'The undergound Press is almost an unknown area…' Curator James Birch and author Miles discuss the British underground press of the 1960s. For more, and a chance to get one of only 100 ltd editions, see britishundergroundpress.com — Products shown: British Underground Press (Classic Edition) and British Underground Press (Signature Edition).

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Rocket 88 shared a link.

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