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John Myung

John Myung

Real/full name:
John Ro Myung
57 (born Jan 24th, 1967)
Place of birth:
United States (Chicago, Illinois)


Born in Chicago to Korean parents, Myung grew up in Kings Park, Long Island, New York.

He played the violin from the age of five until he was asked to play electric bass in a local band when he was fifteen.

After graduating from high school, he and his high school friend John Petrucci enrolled at the Berklee College of Music, where they met future bandmate Mike Portnoy. The three of them ...


Due to his shy and private nature, very little is known about John Myung's private life or habits. Myung is married to Lisa Martens Pace (ex-Meanstreak) and the pair have at least two children.

Myung's religion is Christianity, which he is quite open about; however, he is also said to be a fan of Ayn Rand, an intransigent atheist author.

Myung is also known to be a fan of fishing.

Dream Theater

Bass (1988-present)

1989 Status Seeker (Single) Bass
1989 Afterlife (Single) Bass
1989 When Dream and Day Unite Songwriting (track 3), Bass
1992 Images and Words Bass, Lyrics (tracks 3, 8)
1992 Pull Me Under (Single) Bass
1993 Live (Single) Bass
1993 Images and Words: Live in Tokyo (Video) Bass
1993 Another Day (Single) Bass
1993 Live at the Marquee (Live album) Bass
1994 The Silent Man (Single) Bass
1994 Wach auf! (Split) Bass
1994 RockVideo Monthly - Heavy Metal Releases - Spring 1994 (Split video) Bass
1994 Awake Lyrics (track 9), Songwriting (tracks 1-5, 7-10), Bass
1994 Lie (Single) Bass
1995 Tears (Single) Bass
1995 A Change of Seasons (EP) Bass
1996 Fan Club Christmas CD 1996 (Compilation) Bass
1997 Hollow Years (Single) Bass
1997 Falling into Infinity Lyrics (track 11), Bass, Chapman stick
1997 Fan Club Christmas CD 1997 (Compilation) Bass
1998 Touring into Infinity and Beyond (Single) Bass
1998 Live Bonus Tracks (Single) Bass
1998 Once in a Livetime (Live album) Bass
1999 Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory Bass, Lyrics (track 5)
2000 Through Her Eyes (Single) Bass
2000 Fan Club Christmas CD 2000 (Compilation) Bass
2001 Metropolis 2000: Scenes from New York (Video) Bass
2001 Metropolis 2000: Scenes from New York (Video) Bass
2001 Live Scenes from New York (Live album) Bass
2002 The ATCO Demos (Demo) Bass
2002 Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence Songwriting, Bass
2003 The Majesty Demos 1985-1986 (Compilation) Bass
2003 Los Angeles, California 5/18/98 (Live album) Bass, Chapman stick
2003 Train of Thought Bass, Songwriting (tracks 1-7)
2003 Graspop Festival 2002 (Live album) Bass
2004 Master of Puppets (Live album) Bass
2004 Tokyo, Japan 10/28/95 (Live album) Bass
2004 Live at Budokan (Video) Bass
2004 Live at Budokan (Live album) Bass
2004 A Sort of Homecoming (Fan Club CD 2004) (Compilation) Bass
2005 A Walk Beside the Band (Video) Bass
2005 When Dream and Day Reunite (Live album) Bass
2005 The Number of the Beast (Live album) Bass
2005 When Dream and Day Reunite (Video) Bass
2005 Octavarium Bass
2006 Romavarium (Fan Club DVD 2006) (Video) Bass
2006 Old Bridge, New Jersey 12/14/96 (Live album) Bass
2006 Awake Demos 1994 (Demo) Bass
2006 Dark Side of the Moon (Live album) Bass
2006 Dark Side of the Moon (Video) Bass
2006 Score - 20th Anniversary World Tour Live with the Octavarium Orchestra (Live album) Bass
2006 Score - 20th Anniversary World Tour Live with the Octavarium Orchestra (Video) Bass
2007 Forsaken (Single) Bass
2007 Forsaken / Set the World on Fire (Split) Bass
2007 Systematic Chaos Bass
2007 Made in Japan (Live album) Bass
2007 New York City 3/4/93 (Live album) Bass
2007 Bucharest, Romania 7/4/02 (Video) Bass
2008 Forsaken EP (EP) Bass
2008 Chaos in Motion 2007-2008 (Video) Bass
2009 Stargazer (Single) Bass
2009 Tenement Funster / Flick of the Wrist / Lily of the Valley (Single) Bass
2009 Odyssey (Single) Bass
2009 Take Your Fingers from My Hair (Single) Bass
2009 Larks' Tongues in Aspic Part II (Single) Bass
2009 Black Clouds & Silver Linings Songwriting (tracks 1, 2, 4-6), Bass
2009 Uncovered 2003-2005 (Live album) Bass
2009 Train of Thought - Instrumental Demos 2003 (Demo) Bass
2009 Santiago, Chile 12/6/05 (Video) Bass
2009 Progressive Nation 2008 (Live album) Bass
2009 Wither (EP) Bass
2010 Raw Dog (Single) Bass
2010 God of War: Blood & Metal (Split) Bass
2011 On the Backs of Angels (Single) Bass
2011 A Dramatic Turn of Events Lyrics (track 8), Bass, Songwriting (tracks 1-3, 5, 6, 8)
2013 The Enemy Inside (Single) Bass
2013 Along for the Ride (Single) Bass
2013 Dream Theater Songwriting (tracks 2-7, 9), Lyrics (track 7), Bass
2013 Live at Luna Park (Live album) Bass
2013 Happy Holidays (Live album) Bass
2014 Illumination Theory (EP) Bass
2014 Breaking the Fourth Wall (Live from the Boston Opera House) (Live album) Bass
2016 The Astonishing Bass
2016 Our New World (Single) Bass
2018 Untethered Angel (Single) Bass
2019 Fall into the Light (Single) Bass
2019 Paralyzed (Single) Bass
2019 Distance over Time Lyrics (tracks 3, 6), Bass, Songwriting
2020 Distant Memories - Live in London (Live album) Bass
2021 Lost Not Forgotten Archives: Images and Words - Live in Japan, 2017 (Live album) Bass
2021 The Alien (Single) Bass
2021 Invisible Monster (Single) Bass
2021 A View from the Top of the World Lyrics (track 6), Bass
2022 ...and Beyond - Live in Japan, 2017 (Live album) Bass
2022 Lost Not Forgotten Archives: Live in Berlin (2019) (Live album) Bass
2023 Lost Not Forgotten Archives: Live at Madison Square Garden (2010) (Live album) Bass
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The Jelly Jam


2002 The Jelly Jam Bass
2004 The Jelly Jam 2 Bass
2011 Shall We Descend Bass
2016 Profit Bass, Moog, Chapman Stick


Bass (1985-1988)

1986 Majesty (Demo) Bass
1988 Status Seeker / Ytse Jam (Single) Bass
2001 Warzone XIII (The Dream Theater Projects) (Split) Bass



1998 When Pus Comes to Shove Bass
2000 Ice Cycles Bass

James LaBrie

2008 Prime Cuts (Split) Bass (track 4)
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