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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It’s Black History Month here in the UK, and to celebrate we’re giving a 15% discount on Nichelle Gainer's wonderful Vintage Black Glamour book. Just enter the code VBGBHMUK at checkout. The offer will only last through October, so get it now and see why Vintage Black Glamour was one of's top ten books to buy & keep!

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Respect to one of the greatest cover designers who ever worked in the music industry. he has more entries in Art of The LP ( ) than any other.

A four-time Grammy Award winner, Mr. Berg was midwife to some of the most emblematic album covers of the late 20th century, for artists including Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Barbra Streisand.

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John Berg, Art Director Who Made Album Covers Sing, Dies at 83
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The Spirit of Talk Talk live night and book launch is on November 25th at the Clapham Grand in London. Turin Brakes (Official), the Spirit of Talk Talk band, Fyfe Dangerfield ( Guillemots) and hardactors will all perform as well as original Talk Talk member Simon Brenner. There will also be James Marsh's animation on a huge screen and a full playback of Spirit of Eden. It's going to be a great night. Tickets are on sale now via

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