DREAM THEATER: Interview, Performance Footage From DOWNLOAD Festival Available

Kerrang! podcast host Simon Young conducted an interview with drummer Mike Portnoy of progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER prior to the band's appearance at this year's Download on June 14 at Donington Park, United Kingdom. Watch the chat below. Also available is professionally filmed video footage of the group's performance.

DREAM THEATER's new album, "Black Clouds & Silver Linings", is scheduled for release on June 23 via Roadrunner Records.

DREAM THEATER commenced work on "Black Clouds & Silver Linings" — the band's second for Roadrunner, following up 2007's "Systematic Chaos" — in October of last year.

Portnoy and guitarist John Petrucci are once again at the helm as producers, while Paul Northfield mixed the record.

"Black Clouds & Silver Linings" track listing:

01. A Nightmare to Remember
02. A Rite of Passage
03. Wither
04. The Shattered Fortress
05. The Best of Times
06. The Count of Tuscany

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