To date, Dream Theater has released fourteen studio albums:
- When Dream and Day Unite (1989)
- Images and Words (1992)
- Awake (1994)
- Falling into Infinity (1997)
- Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory (1999)
- Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence (2002)
- Train of Thought (2003)
- Octavarium (2005)
- Systematic Chaos (2007)
- Black Clouds & Silver Linings (2009)
- A Dramatic Turn of Events (2011)
- Dream Theater (2013)
- The Astonishing (2016)
- Distance over Time (2019)
The band's highest-selling release is their second album "Images and Words" (1992), which reached No. 61 on the Billboard 200 chart. Both the albums "Awake" (1994) and "Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence" (2002) also entered the charts at No. 32 and No. 46, respectively, and received critical acclaim. Their fifth album, "Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory" (1999), was ranked No. 95 on the October 2006 issue of "Guitar World" magazine's list of The greatest 100 guitar albums of all time. It is ranked as the 15th Greatest Concept Album as of March 2003 by "Classic Rock Magazine".
As of 2018, Dream Theater has sold over 12 million records worldwide and has received two Grammy Award nominations. Along with Queensrÿche and Fates Warning, the band has been referred to as one of the "big three" of the progressive metal genre, responsible for its development and popularization.
Celebrity booking fees are derived from many aspects, including current popularity, career stage along with the demand at the moment of inquiry. Breakthrough Xclusive will only discuss your offer with Dream Theatre's management once we receive your formal offer with the event budget and engagement specifications.
Travel and Hospitality expenses form an integral part of booking a Celebrity, these costs include but are not limited to first class flights, 5 star hotel bookings, limousine services, private catering, etc. Its also important to note that certain Celebrities travel with their Family, Management and Production team.
If you event is less than 6 months ahead, 100% upfront payment will apply upon contract signing.
If you event is more than 6 months ahead, payment can be done in installments upon contract signing.
A formal offer will need to be signed between your organization and BREAKTHROUGH Xclusive first, before presenting the offer to Dream Theatre. The acceptance of the offer solely lies within the discretion of the Celebrity as they receive multiple requests on a daily basis from all over the world. If your budget does not factor that in, they may pursue an alternate invitation instead. We do not personally speak for Dream Theatre, but in our experience rejections are usually the outcome of insufficient funding.
All final Dream Theatre’s booking agreements are solidified by binding legal contracts, lawyers from all parties are involved in the signing of every contract.