Dream Theater are hoping to help their road crew who have had to go without work throughout 2020. The band have recorded a medley of holiday songs, dubbed “The Holiday Spirit Carries On,” with all of the proceeds will benefit the crew members.
Dream Theater shared a short video message to fans, stressing just how essential the band’s road crew is and how much those people mean to them. Said guitarist John Petrucci, “Since the COVID-19 pandemic struck earlier this year, all live concert performances and touring stopped, leaving tens of thousands of crews and technicians out of work for most of 2020.” Keyboardist Jordan Rudess added, “Our crew is like an extended family to us and they do amazing things for us — they help us put on a great show all around the world. So we decided to give back and create a Christmas medley to help support the guys and give ’em a great holiday.”
The medley is available through a purchased digital download. Head to the Dream Theater Bandcamp for more details.
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