Mike Portnoy has drummed for everyone from Dream Theater to Avenged Sevenfold to the Winery Dogs and Metal Allegiance. Here, he’s put to perhaps the greatest test of his career—performing on a Hello Kitty miniature drum set. Watch Portnoy nail everything from Slayer’s “Raining Blood” to Rush’s “YYZ.” “Dave Lombardo wouldn’t be playing this shit,” […]
The Winery Dogs–featuring Mike Portnoy, Richie Kotzen and Billy Sheehan–will release their new album, ‘Hot Streak,’ on October 2. In anticipation, the band has teamed up with Revolver to share a video interview Mike Portnoy talks about the group’s live show. Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments! […]
Flying Colors, featuring Mike Portnoy, has premiered a new song and music video for “Mask Machine.” Check it out below and let us know what you think! Their new album, ‘Second Nature,’ will be out September 30 via Mascot Label Group.
Dream Theater cofounder, Avenged Sevenfold session player, and current Winery Dogs drummer Mike Portnoy waited until his early 20s to get his first ink—the Dream Theater logo on his left shoulder—which he got after the band signed its first record deal in 1988. Since then, the skinsman has countless other band tattoos, repping both groups […]
Video: Five Finger Death Punch’s Chris Kael Accepts the Paul Gray Best Bassist Award, at the Revolver Golden Gods
The 2014 Revolver Golden Gods went down a little over a month ago, and the VH1 Classic highlights special just premiered last weekend. Unfortunately, not all of the action from the four-hour award show could make the hour-and-a-half special–so over the next few days, we’ll be posting exclusive video from the show that hasn’t been […]
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The Winery Dogs, featuring Mike Portnoy, Richie Kotzen and Billy Sheehan, will release the 2-CD The Winery Dogs Special Edition on April 15 via Loud & Proud Records. The first disc is the standard album and second is Unleashed in Japan 2013, comprised of 10 songs including “Criminal,” a track previously unavailable in the U.S. […]
Six long years after the last Bigelf record, Cheat the Gallows, head ‘elf Damon Fox returns with a new lineup (including guitarist Luis Maldonado, longtime bassist Duffy Snowhill, and the inimitable Mike Portnoy on drums) and the best album of his band’s career. A dizzyingly tuneful trip down the prog-rock rabbit hole, Into the Maelstrom […]
Exclusive: Flying Colors, Featuring Mike Portnoy, Premiere “All Falls Down” Music Video from ‘Live in Europe’ DVD
Today, RevolverMag.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new live video by Flying Colors, a band featuring guitarist Steve Morse, drummer Mike Portnoy, bassist Dave LaRue, singer/guitarist Casey McPherson and keyboardist Neal Morse. “All Falls Down” is from the band’s upcoming CD/DVD/Blu-ray, Live In Europe, which will be released October 15 through Music Theories Recordings. […]
The new supergroup’s self-titled debut album hits stores July 23!