Originally Posted by trkdrmr
I can say this: Mike has stated he wanted to do music without keyboards for a while. I know he really digs "Train of thought" for it's hard hitting and dark sound. I am reading into that also that he might prefer vocals the same way.
I don't know if it was Rush, YES or ELP who started it, but it seems one of the staples of progressive rock is to have a high-pitched vocalist.
I always wondered what "tom sawyer" would sound like if Marylin Manson had sung it.
I recently discovered that the singers voice is terrible live, but not that bad recorded.
I like dream theater now!