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February 20, 2018 — SONS OF APOLLO–former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force)—released the Vicente Cordero-directed video today for “Alive” from their #1 highly anticipated debut album, PSYCHOTIC SYMPHONY.

Watch now here:

In touring news, SONS OF APOLLO launched their first-ever highly anticipated world tour in Tampa, FL last week as part of the “Cruise To The Edge.” The band recently added a new leg of U.S. dates starting April 19 in Montreal, Quebec at the Corona Theatre. For more information about tickets and on sale dates, fans should visit

As Mike Portnoy declares, “Ever since this lineup assembled to make PSYCHOTIC SYMPHONY, the thing I’ve been most excited about is anticipating how insane I know this band is going to be on stage. Well, the wait is almost over! Here are the first U.S. dates that will get to witness this ‘five-headed musical spectacle’ live on stage in February. We plan on being on tour all year long, all over the globe, with plenty of dates now being announced for summer festivals throughout Europe, but these are the very first shows that will get to witness this amazing lineup in person for the first time. We can’t wait!

Released October 20 via InsideOutMusic / Sony, PSYCHOTIC SYMPHONY is available as a 2CD Mediabook (featuring a second disc of instrumental mixes and extended booklet with an exclusive Studio Diary), Gatefold 2LP vinyl + CD (which comes with an etching on side D and the entire album on the CD), Standard Jewelcase CD & digital download. It was produced by the dynamic production duo of Portnoy and Sherinian, also affectionately known as “The Del Fuvio Brothers,” which is the nickname given to them over 20 years ago during their time together in Dream Theater.

PSYCHOTIC SYMPHONY—which called an “impressive debut disc”–debuted at #1 on Billboard’s “Heatseeker Albums” chart, as well as #10 on the “Rock Chart,” and #33 on the “Top Current Albums” chart. As Vintage Guitar declares, “This super-duper ensemble is like an old back issue of Marvel Team-Up that simply cannot be ignored.” Order it here:

Check out SONS OF APOLLO at any of the following stops:


Thu 4/5 – Monterrey, Mexico Escena
Sun 4/8 – Santiago, Chile Teatro Teleton
Tue 4/10 – Buenos Aires, Argentina Groove
Thu 4/12 – Porto Alegre, Brazil Opinião Bar
Sat 4/14 – São Paulo, Brazil Tropical Butanta
Sun 4/15 – Belo Horizonte, Brazil Music Hall

Thu 4/19 – Montreal, QUE. Corona Theatre
Fri 4/20 – Toronto, ONT. The Opera House
Sat 4/21 – Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
Sun 4/22 – St. Louis, MO Delmar Hall
Tue 4/24 – Lawrence, KS Granada Theater
Wed 4/25 – Denver, CO Summit Music Hall
Fri 4/27 – Las Vegas, NV Brooklyn Bowl
Sat 4/28 – Sacramento, CA Ace Of Spades
Sun 4/29 – Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
Mon 4/30 – Seattle, WA The Showbox
Wed 5/2 – San Francisco, CA The Regency Ballroom
Thu 5/3 – Los Angeles, CA The Belasco Theatre
Fri 5/4 – Anaheim, CA House Of Blues
Sat 5/5 – Tempe, AZ Marquee Theatre
Mon 5/7 – San Antonio, TX Alamo City Music Hall
Tue 5/8 – Dallas, TX Canton Hall
Wed 5/9 – Houston, TX Scout Bar
Fri 5/11 – Nashville, TN 3rd & Lindsley
Sat 5/12 – St. Charles, IL Arcada Theatre
Sun 5/13 – Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theater
Tue 5/15 – Cleveland, OH House Of Blues
Wed 5/16 – Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts
Thu 5/17 – Washington, D.C. The Howard Theatre
Fri 5/18 – New York, NY Playstation Theater
Sat 5/19 – Worcester, MA The Palladium

Fri 6/22 – Clisson, France Hellfest
Sat 6/23 – Dessel, Belgium Graspop
Sun 6/24 – Milan, Italy Teatro Degli Arcimbodi
Wed 6/27 – Leipzig, Germany Hellraiser
Sat 6/30 – Barcelona, Spain Be Prog My Friend
Sun 7/1 – Maidstone, England Rambling Man Festival
Mon 7/2 – Motherwell, England Motherwell Concert Hall
Tue 7/3 – Belfast, England Limelight
Wed 7/4 – Dublin, Ireland Tivoli Variety Theatre
Sun 7/14 – Eindhoven, Netherlands Dynamo MetalFest
Fri 8/3 – Wacken, Germany Wacken Open Air
Sat 8/18 – Warsaw, Poland Prog In Park
Sun 8/19 – Budapest, Hungary Barba Negra Track
Wed 9/19 – Moscow, Russia Glavclub
* Sat 9/22 – Plovdiv, Bulgaria Roman Amphitheater
Mon 9/24 – Athens, Greece Fuzz Club

* A Very Special Evening with SONS OF APOLLO and the Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony.


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