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Time for another review ... Liquid Tension Experiment - Chicago 6.26.2008

June 26 2008

Liquid Tension Experiment brought their 10 anniversary reunion tour to Chicago on 6.26.2008 - last night. This is one of those concerts I have been waiting for a long time ... they only did a handful of shows when they released their 2 jam releases. I have seen Dream Theater many times, and Iron Maiden did a great show this year, but I would have given up both just to see LTE. The show starts. The for guys, Mike Portnoy, John Petrucci, Jordan Rudess, and Tony Levin, start jamming. They play about 60 minutes. They ripped out some killer LTE tunes, such as: Acid Rain Kindred Spirits Another Dimension Paradigm Shift Freedom of Speech Universal Mind John and Jordan did something from their "An Evening With ..." CD and we got something I did not know. All of a sudden, Jordan stops playing his keyboard. He walks over to Mike, says something, and then heads off stage. Mike goes on to tell us Jordan is having keyboard problems. So Mike, John, and Tony start jamming. And jammin

LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT tours for their 10th Anniversary !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

March 12 2008

I wish you could hear my reaction to this ... but screaming for joy just does not come across on a blog. Here are the details: LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT — the instrumental progressive rock/metal project featuring DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy (drums), John Petrucci (guitar) and Jordan Rudess (keyboards) alongside progressive rock icon Tony Levin (bass) of KING CRIMSON and PETER GABRIEL fame — will embark on a short "10th Anniversary Reunion Tour" in June. Confirmed dates are as follows: June 21 - Bethlehem, PA - NEARfest June 23 - New York City - BB King's June 25 - Chicago, IL - Vic Theater June 27 - Downey, CA - Downey Theater June 28 - San Francisco, CA - Bay Area Rock Fest In 1998 and 1999, LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT released two instrumental albums that set the prog world on fire. After the success of the two albums and the project's undeniable chemistry, Rudess was asked to join DREAM THEATER full-time and the project was put on the shelf for an indefinite hiatis.... unt