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Sons of Apollo Unite Mike Portnoy, Bumblefoot, Derek Sherinian, Billy Sheehan + Jeff Scott Soto, Debut Album Announced

This is one all-star lineup and a teaser of the band's debut album has been posted.

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Mike Portnoy on Battling Alcoholism: Doctors Told Me I Wouldn’t Live to See 40 Years Old

Mike Portnoy has been sober for over 17 years, and according to two separate doctors, he wouldn't have lived to 40 years old if he didn't quit drinking.

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Mike Portnoy Won’t Revisit Dream Theater Material After Shattered Fortress Tour: ‘This Is Closure for Me’

Mike Portnoy has asserted that his upcoming shows with Shattered Fortress will be the last time he revisits Dream Theater material.

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Mike Portnoy: ‘Layne Staley’s Vocals Were So Unique and Original’

Mike Portnoy reflects on the impact of Alice in Chains and late vocalist Layne Staley on the anniversary of Staley's death.

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Mike Portnoy Describes the Emotional Ending to Twisted Sister’s ‘Amazing Career’

Twisted Sister will forever be remembered for their amazing career, but drummer Mike Portnoy told us the exclusive story of Twisted’s 'sad ending.'

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Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs / Adrenaline Mob / Dream Theater)
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Mike Portnoy on Major Reason He Left Dream Theater + Why He Respects Lars Ulrich

Drummer Mike Portnoy discusses why he left Dream Theater and also comments on a big lesson learned from Metallica's Lars Ulrich.

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Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs / Adrenaline Mob / Dream Theater)
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Mike Portnoy Praises ‘Absolutely Insane’ Dream Theater Covers by 8-Year-Old Drummer

How good were you at drums by age 8? Mike Portnoy heaps praise on this youngster for his covers of two Dream Theater tracks.

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Mike Portnoy Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’

We welcomed legendary drummer Mike Portnoy into our studio to prove and disprove what's written about him online.

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Adrenaline Mob, Jay Jay French Pay Tribute to AJ Pero with ‘You Can’t Stop Rock ‘n’ Roll’ [Video]

The other day, we lost a great drummer in A.J. Pero, who was on tour with Adrenaline Mob.

He had a heart attack and died.

He was the original drummer for Twisted Sister, and joined Adrenaline Mob when Mike Portnoy left the band.

Check out this great video from an Adrenaline Mob show this week, where the band paid tribute to the great drummer, their friend.

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Winery Dogs Drummer Mike Portnoy Condemns Pink Floyd Over New Album

The Winery Dogs drummer Mike Portnoy has questioned whether the upcoming Pink Floyd album, 'The Endless River' should be considered a Pink Floyd release.

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Adrenaline Mob’s Mike Portnoy Launches Celebrity Cymbal Fundraising Raffle

Adrenaline Mob drummer Mike Portnoy is stepping up to help one of his dearest friends in a time of need and he's got a number of his rock and roll peers to help out as well. The 'Mike Portnoy Celebrity Cymbal Fundraising Raffle' will raise funds for Portnoy's friend, who had his life changed forever when a fall left him paralyzed from the chest down.

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Avenged Sevenfold part with drummer Mike Portnoy

Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy revealed that he has parted ways with Avenged Sevenfold.

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