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 […]
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 […]
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” […]
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 […]
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 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.
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 […]
Samson, Hartke, Zoom, and Best Buy Music Gear are pleased to announce a second installment of their “Metal Masters Clinic” series will be held on Monday, September 12 at the Best Buy Theater in New York City. Having blown audiences away on the West Coast this past April, Charlie Benante and Frank Bello (Anthrax), David […]
Supergroup Adrenaline Mob are set to drop their self-titled debut EP on August 9. The quintet features some monster names from rock andmetal, including Symphony X frontman Russell Allen, guitarists Mike Orlando and Rich Ward (Fozzy), bassist Paul Di Leo, and Mike Portnoy, the former Dream Theater skinsman who took home the Best Drummer trophy […]
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