Wither is a single and EP by the progressive metal/rock band Dream Theater, released on September 15, 2009. It was their first EP since A Change of Seasons. The EP contains the album version of the song “Wither”, an alternative version of “Wither” with vocals and piano only, a demo of “Wither” with John Petrucci on vocals, and a demo of “The Best of Times” with Mike Portnoy on vocals. It is the band’s last official release with Portnoy, who left the band in September 2010. This is the only studio release without the Majesty symbol in its front cover.
It was released exclusively as a digital download and available from Internet music retailers, although some physical promotional copies were released to radio stations and are now in circulation on eBay.