DREAM THEATER's Cover Of RAINBOW's 'Stargazer' Now Available Via iTunes

DREAM THEATER's version of RAINBOW's "Stargazer" is one of six cover songs that are included on the special-edition version of DREAM THEATER's new album, "Black Clouds & Silver Linings".

The DREAM THEATER cover of "Stargazer" is now available at iTunes. The original can be found on RAINBOW's 1976 album "Rainbow Rising".

Video footage of DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy talking about the band's decision to record a cover of "Stargazer" can be viewed below.

The six cover songs that are included on the special-edition version of "Black Clouds & Silver Linings" are as follows:

01. Stargazer - RAINBOW
02. Tenement Funster/Flick of the Wrist/Lily of the Valley - QUEEN
03. Odyssey - DIXIE DREGS
04. Take Your Fingers From My Hair - ZEBRA
05. Larks' Tongues In Aspic (Part II) - KING CRIMSON
06. To Tame A Land - IRON MAIDEN

"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

Portnoy previously stated about the upcoming CD, "Imagine a DREAM THEATER album with 'A Change Of Seasons', 'Octavarium', 'Learning To Live', 'Pull Me Under' and 'The Glass Prison'... all on one album... COULD YOU HANDLE IT?? Excited? I sure am!!!!"


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