He was also a member of Dream Theater from to , is the founder of Planet X and also one of the founding members of Black Country Communion  and Sons of Apollo. Sherinian has distinguished himself by his versatility, and aggressive "guitaristic" approach to his keyboard signature style. In , he was voted No. He has also appeared on the cover of numerous keyboard magazines around the world, including the November issue of Keyboard Magazine , which declared Sherinian a "Keyboard Hero For A New Generation". He is of Greek and Armenian descent  and has a special interest in Armenian history.
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Black Utopia is the third solo album by keyboard player Derek Sherinian. Black Utopia was the beginning of an ongoing collaboration with drummer Brian Tichy , and album cover artist Mattias Noren. Black Utopia is Sherinian's best selling solo record to date. In Japan , the cover of Black Utopia was altered to remove the cross in the title; Derek Sherinian commented that the cross "meant nothing" and was added for aesthetic purposes. The track " Nightmare Cinema " is named after an alternate ego used during encore performances by Dream Theater, of which Sherinian is a former member. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification.
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But to his credit, Sherinian seems fully aware that his amazing keyboard skills can't carry But to his credit, Sherinian seems fully aware that his amazing keyboard skills can't carry the load of virtuoso performances on their own, and he calls in every favor to employ the assistance of an astounding group of shredders, including Zakk Wylde, Al DiMeola, Steve Lukather, and, perhaps most surprising of all, the notoriously arrogant Yngwie Malmsteen. Sure enough, the latter's involvement is likely to pose the greatest interest to guitar fanatics who undoubtedly constitute a huge portion of the consumer base here , as Black Utopia offers a rare opportunity to hear the intractable guitarist performing in any way, shape, or form outside his regularly dazzling, lightning-fast, but ultimately repetitive Euro-metal template.