I like your mom's template for rock music, bro, not gonna lie there. :)
Yeah...Leviathan, first prog-concept album of the 2000s?! Absolute BOLLOCKS. Okay, I'll grant that it technically came out in 1999, but the bulk of Scenes From a Memory's rise to prominence came during the Metropolis 2000 tour, when Dream Theater really started playing the entire album live in its entirety. That, to me, is where the whole bit really started. And while I thought it was very cool that there was a dedicated DT segment, the fact that it was pretty much just Portnoy saying, "This is what me, John Petrucci, and John Myung liked when we were at Berklee" was COMPLETELY unacceptable to me. You can get that from just about any interview with those guys. I know for a fact that Jordan Rudess was interviewed for this project, and by Mike Portnoy's own admission, he was the most well-versed in old school prog bands out of the entire DT camp. Why didn't we get any of that footage? I mean, Jordan's a good interviewee, well-spoken and articulate guy. Played with everyone from David Bowie to the Dixie Dregs to Steven Wilson, Juilliard alumnus, insane player....yeah. He'd have been awesome.
Again. Praying for a second season. Too many unanswered questions.