DREAM THEATER - Ticket Upgrade VIP Packages Now Available For Japanese Tour Dates

April 3, 2012, 5 years ago

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DREAM THEATER have checked in with the following update:

"Already have a ticket for one of our Japanese dates? Upgrade VIP Packages, including meet & greet/photo op, an autographed item, exclusive merchandise and more are available now at this location."

The band's tour schedule for Japan is as follows:


23 - Orix Theater - Osaka
26 - Civic Hall - Fukuoka
28 - Prefecttural Art Theater - Aichi
30 - Arena - Yokohama

For Dream Theater's complete tour schedule, click here.

The band recently checked in with the following:

“We are honored and thrilled that Dream Theater has been nominated for Comeback Of The Year by the Revolver Golden Gods Awards, which happens April 11th. That kind of recognition is the result of the love and devotion from our amazing fans. We need your help to win, so we are asking that you take a moment and vote for us here. Your support means everything to us…and we hope to see you on the road soon!”

The fourth annual Revolver Golden Gods Award Show will take place Wednesday, April 11th, at Club Nokia in Downtown Los Angeles,CA. For the first time ever, the event will be broadcast live in its entirety on Xbox LIVE, as well as on the Xbox and Revolver’s Facebook page. Tickets went on sale February 15th via Ticketmaster.

Hosting duties for the GOLDEN GODS awards show will be handled by FOZZY frontman and WWE pro-wrestling legend Chris Jericho, who returns for the third consecutive year.A new two-minute clip of Jericho talking about this year's installment of the awards is available below:

Adding to the celebration, The 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Awards Show will feature one-of-a-kind special performances and collaborations that honor both the past, present and future of heavy music. The night’s musical performances will include sets by MARILYN MANSON (in his first US performance in nearly three years); SLASH featuring Myles Kennedy and THE CONSPIRATORS; EVANESCENCE; SIXX:A.M.), and 2011 Best New Band Golden God Award winner Black Veil Brides, who will perform their only US show of 2012 so far. More performers will be announced in the coming weeks.

The nominees in 11 different categories, plus the recipient of this year’s prestigious Golden God Award, were revealed today at a press conference held at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. Host Chris Jericho was on hand, along with ALICE COOPER, Munky (KORN), Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY), Vinnie Paul (PANTERA, HELLYEAH), James Michael (SIXX:A.M.), Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, KILL DEVIL HILL), BLACK VEIL BRIDES, Mike Portnoy (ADRENALINE MOB), John Moyer (DISTURBED, ADRENALINE MOB), Michael Starr (STEEL PANTHER), Wendy Dio (wife of RONNIE JAMES DIO) and pro motocross rider Brian Deegan to announce the nominees.

The nominees for the 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Awards presented by are:

Best Guitarist:

Jinxx and Jake Pitts (Black Veil Brides)

Zoltan Bathory and Jason Hook (FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH)

Willie Adler and Mark Morton (LAMB OF GOD)

Robb Flynn and Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD)

Dave Mustaine and Chris Broderick (MEGADETH)

Matt Heafy and Corey Beaulieu (TRIVIUM)

Best Drummer:

Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX)

Jeremy Spencer (Five Finger Death Punch)

Taylor Hawkins (FOO FIGHTERS)

Chris Adler (Lamb of God)

Brann Dailor (MASTODON)

Tomas Haake (MESHUGGAH)

Best Vocalist:


Andy Biersack (Black Veil Brides)

James Durbin


Ivan Moody (Five Finger Death Punch)

Jonathan Davis (Korn)

Album of the Year:

Anthrax - Worship Music

Evanescence - Evanescence

Five Finger Death Punch - American Capitalist

Foo Fighters - Wasting Light

Korn - The Path of Totality

Lamb of God - Resolution

Best Live Band:


Foo Fighters





Most Metal Athlete:

Gina Carano (MMA fighting)

Brian Deegan (pro motocross)

Evan Longoria (MLB baseball)

Dirk Nowitzki (NBA basketball)

Mitch Petrus (NFL football)

CM Punk (WWE wrestling)

Comeback of the Year:







Riff Lord:

Scott Ian (Anthrax)

Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society)

Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters)

Munky (Korn)


Eddie Van Halen (Van Halen)

Paul Gray Best Bassist:

Frank Bello (Anthrax)

Michael Anthony (CHICKENFOOT)

Fieldy (Korn)

David Ellefson (Megadeth)

Nikki Sixx (Sixx:A.M.)

Wolfgang Van Halen (Van Halen)

Best International Band:







Most Dedicated Fans:


Avenged Sevenfold

Black Veil Brides




The Golden God Award, given to one special honoree a year who embodies the spirit of hard rock and metal, will go to KISS demon Gene Simmons.

Simmons commented: “It's an honor and privilege to accept the Golden God Award. A God is only as powerful as the faithful who worship him. Signed God Of Thunder.”

Also on April 11th, The Grammy Museum, next door to Club Nokia, will open its new exhibit Golden Gods: The History Of Heavy Metal. Mounted in coordination with Revolver, the exhibit will feature never-before-displayed artifacts including instruments, stage props, handwritten lyrics, clothing and costumes, alongside original album artwork, posters and live-performance and interview footage. The exhibit will also feature a variety of interactive displays.

Grammy Museum Executive Director Bob Santelli commented: “We are thrilled to be partnering with Revolver to tell the story of metal and offer fans the opportunity to engage with their favorite artists in such a personal way.”

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