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Flying Colors—Featuring Mike Portnoy and Deep Purple’s Steve Morse—Announce Debut Album

Flying Colors—Featuring Mike Portnoy and Deep Purple’s Steve Morse—Announce Debut Album

Flying Colors–the new project featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold, Adrenaline Mob) and guitarist Steve Morse (Deep Purple, Dixie Dregs)–have revealed details of their upcoming debut album. The self-titled record, which was produced by Peter Collins (Rush, Queensrÿche), will be available on March 27. You can view the track listing below the clip. […]

Adrenaline Mob to Release Debut Full-Length on March 13

Adrenaline Mob to Release Debut Full-Length on March 13

Metal supergroup Adrenaline Mob have announced that their debut full-length album, titled Omertá, will be released on March 13. The band–which features vocalist Russell Allen (Symphony X), drummer Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold), guitarists Mike Orlando and Rich Ward (Fozzy), and bassist Paul DiLeo (Fozzy)–released a self-titled EP last August. The new album is […]

Dream Theater Issue Q&A Statement on Their Latest Album, “Spinal Tap Moments,” and Peter Gabriel

Dream Theater Issue Q&A Statement on Their Latest Album, “Spinal Tap Moments,” and Peter Gabriel

Dream Theater, who returned with new album A Dramatic Turn of Events earlier this year, were recently nominated for a Best Hard Rock/Metal Grammy for their track “On the Backs Of Angels” and are planning a world tour for 2012. Guitarist John Petrucci, keyboardist Jordan Rudess, and drummer Mike Mangini recently released a Q&A statement, […]

Mike Portnoy Accuses His Former Band, Dream Theater, of Plagiarism

Mike Portnoy Accuses His Former Band, Dream Theater, of Plagiarism

Drummer Mike Portnoy has accused his former band, Dream Theater, of ripping off hard rockers Red for their song “Build Me Up, Break Me Down.” The implication was made after a poster had commented on Portnoy’s own website forum about the similarity of the track to Red’s previously released “Feed the Machine.” The plot is […]

Poll: What Is the Song of the Year?

Poll: What Is the Song of the Year?

Revolver‘s 100th issue hits newsstands on December 13 (but it’s available here right now), and, in addition to our list of the 100 Greatest Living Rock Stars, it contains our list of the 20 Best Albums of 2011. We’ve already announced that Korn have taken Album of the Year honors for their innovative and controversial […]

2011 GRAMMY Nominees Announced for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance

2011 GRAMMY Nominees Announced for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance

The Grammy Awards have announced the nominees in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance category. You can see them below. This is the first year that there are no separate Hard Rock and Metal awards, but instead one joint category. Dream Theater, “On the Backs of Angels” Foo Fighters, “White Limo” Mastodon, “Curl of the Burl” […]

New Releases Out Today: 10/18/2011

New Releases Out Today: 10/18/2011

It’s Tuesday–the day that albums come out–and this one includes new shit from Iced Earth, Puscifer, and Cradle of Filth, among others. Check out the list of new releases below and let us know which ones you have already or are planning to get. Alarum – Natural Causes (Willowtip) Autopsy – Mental Funeral: 20th Anniversary […]

Deadliest Cuts: The Top Five Dream Theater Songs

Deadliest Cuts: The Top Five Dream Theater Songs

Prog-metal stalwarts Dream Theater recently released their 11th studio album, A Dramatic Turn of Events, which was their first release not to feature founding drummer Mike Portnoy. Here, we present a list of the top five Dream Theater songs, as picked by Revolver contributing writer J.D. Considine. “Pull Me Under” Album: Images and Words In […]

Dream Theater In Store Sigining at Manhattan Guitar Center

Dream Theater In Store Sigining at Manhattan Guitar Center

Dream Theater will be conducting an in store signing at the Manhattan Guitar Center, in New York City, on September 16. The event will be available to fans who purchase the band’s new album, A Dramatic Turn of Events, at Guitar Center’s Manhattan location. The record will be available September 13.

Dream Theater Release Preview For “Beneath The Surface”

Dream Theater Release Preview For “Beneath The Surface”

With new album, A Dramatic Turn of Events set for release on September 13, metallers Dream Theater have released a 60-second preview clip for the song “Beneath the Surface.” The new record is the first to feature new drummer Mike Mangini. Mangini replaced former Dream Theater skinsman Mike Portnoy. Give it a listen and tell […]