Posts Tagged ‘Dream Theater’

Dream Theater – A Dramatic Turn of Events

Correlation does not equal causation, but I’m going to say what everyone is thinking anyway: that Mike Portnoy’s departure from Dream Theater has let the band take a big, deep breath of fresh air. Now look, we can’t fault the guy for wanting to experiment over the years. Dream Theater is a progressive metal band, […]

DREAM THEATER loses Portnoy

Drummer-extraordinaire Mike Portnoy has quit Dream Theater in a move that’s bound to make some prog metal fans go “What the fuck?” According to his own words, the drummer hasn’t been having as much fun with the band he’s been helming for some 25 years: “After having had such amazing experiences playing with Hail!, Transatlantic […]

Mike Portnoy a part of Avenged Sevenfold… WTF?

Earlier today Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy issued the following update on his personal website: “After having had such an amazing experience recording my drum tracks for the new Avenged Sevenfold album, we all knew it would be awesome if I’d be able to do some touring with the band after its release. I am […]

Dream Theater – Black Clouds and Silver Linings

I’ll make a confession and tell you that I hadn’t had much faith in Dream Theater since they brought out their timeless masterpiece Metropolis Pt 2: Scenes From A Memory back in 1999. While its successors Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence and Train Of Thought both had their moments of brilliance and assured the listener […]