Chaos in Motion 2007–2008

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Chaos in Motion 2007–2008
Dream Theater - Chaos In Motion 2007-2008.jpg
Video by Dream Theater
Released September 30, 2008 (2008-09-30)
Recorded June 2007 - June 2008
Genre Progressive metal, progressive rock
Length 187:15 (film), 163:23 (live album)
Label Roadrunner
Dream Theater chronology
Greatest Hit (...And 21 Other Pretty Cool Songs)
(2008)Greatest Hit (...And 21 Other Pretty Cool Songs)2008
Chaos in Motion 2007–2008
(2008)
Black Clouds & Silver Linings
(2009)Black Clouds & Silver Linings2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 3.5/5 stars[1]
Blistering 8.5/10 stars[2]
The Metal Forge 8.5/10 stars[3]

Chaos in Motion 2007–2008 is a DVD from the progressive metal band Dream Theater. Released on September 30, 2008, the DVD contains a compilation of live concerts from the band's Chaos in Motion world tour, in support of their 9th studio album Systematic Chaos.[4][5] The tour, which lasted from June 3, 2007 to June 4, 2008, contained 115 shows throughout 35 countries.[6] Two forms of the DVD were released, a 2-disc set and a 5-disc (2 DVD, 3 CD) special edition.[7] The special edition was limited to 5,000 copies.[8]

Recordings[edit]

Track listing[edit]

DVD[edit]

Special edition CD[edit]

The Special Edition 5-disc set includes the 2 DVDs as specified above as well as the audio tracks on a 3-disc set. All music written by Dream Theater except where noted.

Disc one
No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "Intro/Also sprach Zarathustra" (music: Richard Strauss) (instrumental) 3:04
2. "Constant Motion" Mike Portnoy 7:06
3. "Panic Attack" John Petrucci 7:22
4. "Blind Faith" James LaBrie 10:29
5. "Surrounded" Kevin Moore 15:21
Disc two
No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "The Dark Eternal Night" Petrucci 9:44
2. "Jordan Rudess Keyboard Solo" (music: Jordan Rudess) (instrumental) 4:53
3. "Lines in the Sand" Petrucci 11:56
4. "Scarred" Petrucci 13:31
5. "Forsaken" Petrucci 5:41
6. "The Ministry of Lost Souls" Petrucci 15:22
Disc three
No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "Take the Time" Dream Theater 11:37
2. "In the Presence of Enemies" Petrucci 26:00
3. "Schmedley Wilcox"
  • I. "Trial of Tears"
  • II. "Finally Free"
  • III. "Learning to Live"
  • IV. "In the Name of God"
  • V. "Octavarium: V - Razor's Edge""
Petrucci, John Myung, Portnoy
  • Myung
  • Portnoy
  • Myung
  • Petrucci
  • Petrucci
21:18
  • 8:20
  • 2:22
  • 1:54
  • 4:46
  • 3:54

Personnel[edit]

Dream Theater
Production
  • Sebastian Beloch – director, editing, filmmaker
  • Andrew Bennett – director
  • Lasse Hoile – director
  • Jared Kvitka – engineer
  • Randy Lane – engineer, mixing
  • Kevin Shirley – mixing
  • Ryan Smith – mastering
  • Yasufumi Soejima – director
  • Hugh Syme – artwork, design
  • Mika Tyyskä – director

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ About.com review
  2. ^ Blistering review
  3. ^ The Metal Forge review
  4. ^ Mike Portnoy. Dream Theater on the new live DVD and their longevity. MTV. Retrieved 2008-05-14. 
  5. ^ John Petrucci. Buckshots Bonanza, Dream Theater. Woozyfly.com. Archived from the original (Interview) on 2008-07-10. Retrieved 2008-06-10. 
  6. ^ "A Must Have for Dream Theater Fans!". Roadrunner. 2008-07-10. Retrieved 2008-07-10. 
  7. ^ "DREAM THEATER 'Chaos In Motion 2007/2008' Live DVD Sets to be Released in September". Blabbermouth.net. 2008-07-10. Archived from the original on 2008-07-13. Retrieved 2008-07-10. 
  8. ^ "Get the newest Dream Theater release early". Roadrunner. 2008-09-09. Retrieved 2008-09-18.