A Rite of Passage - A Rite of Passage

«A Rite of Passage»
Single de Dream Theater
del álbum Black Clouds & Silver Linings
Publication May 11, 2009
Genders) Metal progresivo, groove metal, thrash metal
Duration 8:35
Record label Roadrunner Records
Author (s) John Petrucci
Producer (s) John Petrucci and Mike Portnoy
Sencillos de Dream Theater
«A Rite of Passage»
«On the Backs of Angels»
Black Clouds & Silver Linings Song Timeline
A Nightmare to Remember”»
“A Rite of Passage”»

"A Rite of Passage" is the second song and first single from the progressive metal band Dream Theater's album Black Clouds & Silver Linings . The video for the song began filming in late March 2009. Mike Portnoy , in an interview with Eddie Trunk , confirmed that the length of the video would be 5 and a half minutes. Jordan Rudess later confirmed that the lyrics of the song are based on Freemasonry , as well shown in the cover art of the single. This song was leaked along with " A Nightmare to Remember " , before the entire disk was filtered. Roadrunner made it possible to download it for free from its website after the official release of the video. This one was released on May 8, 2009.

Songs list

  1. «A Rite of Passage» - 8:35
  2. «A Rite of Passage» (Edited 1) - 6:08
  3. «A Rite of Passage» (Edited 2) - 5:40