Dream Theater

  1. Updated: Jonas Nachsin Stepping Down as Roadrunner President

    November 14, 2012 11:57 AM EST In a surprise move, after more than 20 years at Roadrunner and 12 as president, Jonas Nachsin is stepping down from that post. At press time, there was no word on who will replace him, but a source told Billboard.biz that new leadership will be an ...

  2. Backbeat: Iridium Nightclub Launches Record Label with Loose Set by Jane Monheit, Les Paul Trio

    April 03, 2012 2:44 PM EDT Jane Monheit performing with The Les Paul Trio at Iridium in New York on Monday night (photo: Frank White) The Iridium nightclub in New York's theater district came to prominence as a jazz room that once a week hosted Les Paul, the legendary ...

  3. Backbeat: Porcupine Tree Frontman Steven Wilson's First NYC Solo Gig @ Best Buy Theater

    November 15, 2011 7:15 AM EST Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess (left) and Steve Wilson. (Photo: Christa Titus) After fronting the band Porcupine Tree and collaborating on such projects as Blackfield and Bass Communion , U.K. prog maven Steven Wilson headlined his first ...

  4. Rush Signs With Roadrunner, Preps New Album for 2012: Exclusive

    August 31, 2011 11:30 AM EDT Rush is on the move. The prog rock legends behind "Tom Sawyer," "Fly By Night" and "The Spirit of Radio" have partnered up with Roadrunner Records after being doggedly pursued by the rock-heavy imprint. "After ye ...

  5. BACKBEAT: @Billboard's Mobile Entertainment Live Music App Summit, Part 2

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The afternoon sessions during Billboard's Mobile Entertainment Live! The Music App Summit event hosted even more award presentations, networking breakouts and a keynote presentation from the Eurythmics' Dave Stewart , among others. Check ...

  6. @MEL: iPhone Synth 'MorphWiz' Wins 'Best Music Creation App'

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Prog metal legend and Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess took home the 'Best Music Creation App' award at the Billboard Music App Awards Tuesday (Oct. 5) for MorphWiz, an app from Wisdom Music that turns the iPhone into a new instru ...

  7. FULL COVERAGE: Billboard Mobile Entertainment Live Music App Summit in San Francisco #MEL2010

    October 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT WATCH: Smule Co-founder Talks Apps, Acquisitions, The Majors and More October 06, 2010 Smule co-founder Ge Wang sat with Billboard at the Billboard Mobile Entertainment Live The Music App Summit - Smule took home the best artist app award for &quo ...

  8. Billboard.biz Q&A: App Developer/Dream Theater Keyboardist Jordan Rudess

    September 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jordan Rudess' claim to fame may be as the keyboardist for the progressive rock outfit Dream Theater, but he’s also emerging as a leading voice for the music app development community. Rudess has created or assisted in the making of several m ...

  9. Megadeth Plans 'Gigantour' Fest

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dream Theater, Fear Factory, others on bill. Megadeth founder Dave Mustaine will launch a six-week festival tour in late July. Joining Megadeth on the main stage for "Gigantour" will be Dream Theater, Fear Factory, Dillinger Escape Plan ...