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  1. Mike Portnoy: Why Are People So Skeptical About Any Band I'm Associated With? [News]Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Drum champ Mike Portnoy said that ever since he left Dream Theater , he felt that a portion of the music crowd tends to be quite skeptical about any band he's involved with. Chatting with Metal Assault , Mike also discussed his workaholic ways, explaining how he's somehow able to be a member of six bands without skipping a beat.


  2. Barely out of high school, Next To None, a Lehigh Valley-based band, kicks off tour in AllentownRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Weekender

    ... might have an unfair advantage in breaking out, and landing instant recognition. Max, who is the son of ex-Dream Theater/Adrenaline Mob and current Winery Dogs drummer Mike Portnoy, and his Lehigh Valley-based band, Next To None, are coming up the ...


  3. Avenged Sevenfold reveal new drummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | KAZR-FM Des Moines

    Wackerman replaces Arin Ilejay, who replaced former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, who filled in after the 2009 death of original drummer Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan.


  4. Need Some Help Fixing a Poorly Encoded Mpeg TS FileRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 5 | VideoHelp.com

    ... explain is that I'm into bootleg trading where it is approved by the relevant band. In this case, the band Dream Theater performed a concert in 1989, which was unofficially filmed, and now circulates the bootleg trading scene; this is condoned by ...


  5. Avenged Sevenfold reveal name of new drummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Examiner.com

    ... Sullivan, the band was forced to find someone to take over on sticks both in the studio and on tour. Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy quickly agreed to fill the slot, working with the band on their 2010 release "Nightmare" and subsequent ...


  6. Dream Theater's New Album, 'The Astonishing,' Set for Early 2016 ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Guitar World

    John Petrucci and company have been working on the followup to 2013's Dream Theater since January at Cove City Sound Studios in Glen Cove, New York. "The new album will be a further progression of the band's creative identity," Petrucci told Revolver.


  7. Avenged Sevenfold's New Drummer Is Ex-Bad Religion...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... with Avenged Sevenfold over the summer. Ilejay joined Avenged Sevenfold in 2011 as a touring member after ex- Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy 's one-year stint with the band. A7X's original drummer, James "The Rev" Sullivan , died in 2009. "To be ...


  8. Dream Theater Confirm New Album Title 'The Astonishing' [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Dream Theater have confirmed " The Astonishing " as the title of their thirteenth album, due in early 2016. The news comes after promoters in Europe leaked the title on a number of tour posters .


  9. Mike Portnoy's Scariest Onstage Moment: 'My Wrist Got Completely...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 3 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Drummer extraordinaire Mike Portnoy revealed his scariest onstage moment ever, remembering when he completely dislocated his wrist during a Dream Theater show in Munich back in 1997. He tells Ultimate Classic Rock : "It was the last song of the set, and I just bit off more than I could chew with a drum fill.


  10. Dream Theater To Play Entire New Album On Upcoming Tour [News]Read the original story

    Monday Nov 2 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... fan-filmed versions of the tunes don't become the fans' first impression of fresh material. But prog giants Dream Theater have opted for a different approach, as they will be performing their yet-untitled new record in its entirety during the ...


  11. Mike Portnoy Now Plays Hello Kitty Drums During Live Shows [News]Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 28 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... said: " I don't care about technique . I have kind of been pigeonholed as a technical drummer since I was in Dream Theater for all those years, but it's actually very far from the truth. "I am not a technical drummer at all. I'm more from the Keith ...


  12. Mike Portnoy Defends Lars Ulrich's Drumming Skills With A Series Of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | VH1

    ... behind the kit with Winery Dogs , Avenged Sevenfold , Metal Allegiance , Adrenaline Mob , and (of course) Dream Theater , Portnoy has distinguished himself as one of the greatest percussionists in the game. And he has nothing but love for good ol' ...


  13. Slayer's Paul Bostaph: 'The Mark Of A Good Producer Is That You Never Know He's There' [News]Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 27 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... to " The Great Southern Trendkill "), and has also worked with the likes of Soundgarden (" Badmotorfinger "), Dream Theater (" When Dream and Day Unite" ), Limp Bizkit (" Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water "), Deftones (four albums), ...


  14. Mike Portnoy: 'What Lars Brings To Metallica Is Absolutely InvaluableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 27 | WAAF-FM Brighton

    In an interview with Sticks For Stones , former Dream Theater and current The Winery Dogs and Metal Allegiance drummer Mike Portnoy as asked if he thinks if Lars Ulrich of Metallica is a good drummer. "Well, I have a tremendous amount of respect for Lars, even though he takes a beating in the drum community," Portnoy says.


  15. On Tap Today: Shows with Bill Burr, Matisyahu, Winery Dogs and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 27 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... (414) 342-7283 or visiting therave.com . And last but not least, the Winery Dogs --a rock supergroup featuring Dream Theater co-founder Mike Portnoy, and former Mr. Big bandmates Billy Sheehan and Richie Kotzen--kicks off its two-night run at the ...


  16. There Is A Double Dream Theater Album Coming? [News]Read the original story

    Oct 25, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    A little something to get the prog fans excited - a double album from Dream Theater might be looming on the horizon. The band has launched a new feature on the official website, and is asking fans to choose one of the two sides - The Great Northern Empire or The Ravenskill Rebel Militia .


  17. 14 Egyptian Artists At Milana s BiennaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Egypt Today

    ... a progressive rock band from Alexandria, performs on the main stage their music inspired by genre legends like Dream Theater and Rush, mixed with oriental influences. The seven-member band launched in Alexandria in 2013. Poets Mohamed Elmesalami and ...


  18. Next to None: a Lehigh Valley prog metal band on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | The Morning Call

    ... 16, is the son of Mike Portnoy, former drummer and co-founder of well-known progressive metal/rock band Dream Theater. Mike produced the album, but has emphasized in many interviews that the band wrote all its own music. Speaking from his home in ...


  19. The Winery Dogs Perform Acoustically In-StudioRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Q1043.com

    The supergroup composed of Dream Theater's drum virtuoso, Mike Portnoy , bassist Billy Sheehan, who has played with the likes of Steve Vai and David Lee Roth, and Richie Kotzen, whose credits include Poison and Mr. Big, The Winery Dog s came by to perform and chat with Jonathan Clarke on Out of the Box.


  20. Supergroup Winery Dogs to Unleash the Shreddage at Culture Room FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Broward-Palm Beach

    ... David Lee Roth collaborator Billy Sheehan, shred-guitar prodigy and guitar-mag darling Richie Kotzen, and Dream Theater drum demon Mike Portnoy - came together to form the supergroup Winery Dogs several years ago as an outlet for their more ...