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  1. Here's Yngwie Malmsteen Explaining Why Metallica, Satriani, Death And Dream Theater Suck [News]Read the original story

    Yesterday | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... But the riffage at the beginning and end of the song is very good." "I have this on CD - it's brilliant. Dream Theater is, by far, one of the best bands to come out recently. Musically, I think they're really clever, and the guitarist and ...


  2. 'Tech N' Roll': Seek Irony Guitarist Alex Campbell Talks New Album and GearRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Guitar World

    ... gave me music to learn; I auditioned, got the gig and have been full time ever since. Rom and I come from a Dream Theater world in our approach to our instruments. My focus was to maintain that understanding on the guitar and translate some of that ...


  3. Shred-fest from Jordan Rudess' new band OrKeyStraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Keyboard Magazine

    If you were able to attend the 2015 NAMM Show this past January, you might have happened upon Dream Theater keyboardist, shredding synth wizard, and all-around music advocate Jordan Rudess playing the new Kronos refresh at the Korg booth. Joined by two more virtuoso keyboardists, the group is called OrKeyStra.


  4. This Is Why You Suck At Guitar: Weekend Wankshop With Ben Eller [Lessons]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... style of John Petrucci . You might have heard of him... Huge arms, epic beard, plays for a little band called Dream Theater ? No? Well maybe if he was on an episode of "16 and Pregnant" you would have heard of him. Anyway, this lick is in the key of ...


  5. Twisted Sister Drummer AJ Pero's Cause of Death RevealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... Jay Jay French on March 21 for a performance of his group's "You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll," featuring former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, that you can check out via the fan-shot footage below. "AJ Pero was a force, the likes of which I doubt ...


  6. Twisted Sister / Adrenaline Mob Drummer A.J. Pero Dies at 55Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WWBN-FM Burton

    ... Blade , You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll and Stay Hungry . As for Adrenaline Mob, Pero took the place of former Dream Theater stickman Mike Portnoy , staying true to the project until Pero's untimely death. The members of Twisted Sister are profoundly ...


  7. A Few More Words With Oceans of SlumberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Houston Press

    Coming off an exceptional year with a critically acclaimed album and turning out to be one of Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy's favorite bands for 2014, Oceans of Slumber could easily be lauded as Houston's hardest-working metal band . Once described by Russ Russell - the iconic producer for Napalm Death, Dimmu Borgir, etc.


  8. Rock TV Host Eddie Trunk: 'There's No Mystique or Surprises' in Music AnymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Phoenix New Times

    ... such a wide variety of music. Four episodes in as of March 14, artists like Geddy Lee (Rush), John Petrucci (Dream Theater), Marky Ramone, and others have already been on the show. Diversity is the name of the game, and other recently confirmed ...


  9. Rock star apologises to Whittington Hospital staff for spat over A&E waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Ham and High

    A US rock star has apologised to doctors and nurses at the Whittington Hospital after he publicly blasted them for making him wait in line at A&E "regardless of telling them an audience was waiting for our show to begin". Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy became embroiled in an online spat with UK fans and staff at the Archway hospital after being taken ill just hours before he was due to go on stage with rock band Neal Morse.


  10. Top 10 Greatest Extended-Range Guitarists Ever [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... string to extend his possibilities for melodic playing, not just to be a little bit heavier." This earned the Dream Theater virtuoso a silver medal this week. On the throne this week is the mighty Tosin Abasi of Animals as Leaders . Universally ...


  11. US prog-rock star is driven to hospital by a fan after a London...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Daily Mail

    U.S. prog-rock star is driven to hospital by a fan after a London ambulance ran out of petrol when he suffered mystery illness before gig Mike Portnoy, 47, a drummer with the prog-rock outfit Dream Theater, came down with a mystery illness shortly before going onstage in London Hospital staff told him to wait while they dealt with life-threatening cases, prompting a furious Facebook rant from the star An American prog-rock star who has sold millions of records is at the centre of an online storm after a London ambulance rushing him to hospital 'ran out of petrol'.


  12. Rock star rushed to Whittington hospital by fanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Islington Gazette

    A US rock star who's sold millions of records across the world begged his fans to rush him to the hospital after the ambulance ran out of petrol. Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy was terrified after being struck down by a mystery illness that meant he was barely able to stand or lift his arms just hours before a show at the Islington Assembly Hall.


  13. Mike Portnoy Apologizes To Anyone He Offended: 'I Surely Never Meant...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    Former DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy, who is currently touring Europe with THE NEAL MORSE BAND, has apologized for blasting the staff at the Whittington Hospital in London, England for allegedly refusing to see him quickly enough so that he could make it in time to the Islington Assembly Hall, where the group was scheduled to perform Saturday night . Said Portnoy in a post on his Facebook page: "I'd just like to apologize to anybody I offended with [Saturday's] posta It was not a personal attack or rage against England's health care system in general a [Saturday] I was the sickest I've EVER been in my life.


  14. Drummer Mike Portnoy rants about NHS treatment, fans aren't too sympatheticRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Metro

    Drummer Mike Portnoy found himself on the receiving end of some sharp comments from fans after ranting about his treatment by the NHS. The former Dream Theater drummer is now touring with Neal Morse, but found himself in need of medical treatment ahead of a show in London this weekend.


  15. Portnoy rages at UK health serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Metal Hammer

    Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has kicked off an angry debate about the UK's Nationah Health Service after reporting he'd had to leave an Accident & Emergency ward without being treated. He apologised to fans attending his London show with the Neal Morse Band yesterday afternoon, saying he wouldn't be able to appear at the planned meet-and-greet because he was feeling ill.


  16. Steven Wilson's newest album a haunting, engaging journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Columbia Spectator

    ... story of isolation, the work is a cohesive example of how Wilson's style has evolved throughout his career. Dream Theater or Periphery, have found their musical purpose in satisfying an audience hungry for technicalities. Wilson, meanwhile, has ...


  17. Adrenaline Mob: Dearly Departed [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... X lead vocalist Russell Allen , guitarist Mike Orlando , current Fozzy bassist Paul Di Leo and Mike Portnoy of Dream Theater fame caught the attention of many longtime listeners upon the release of Adrenaline Mob 's 2012 debut " Omerta ," however it ...


  18. Los Angeles LA's 11 Best Bar & Restaurant Openings From February...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Thrillist

    ... spot shows up, with weird-o noodle dishes (Spam!) and an owner that's SUPER OBSESSED with the cult metal band Dream Theater (seriously, the whole place is decorated with their memorabilia, and they're raging from the speakers all day). Studio City ...


  19. Miss Box Of Junk Talks Fitness With Geddy Lee, Joe Elliott And John...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | VH1

    That Metal Show is back on the air and that means that each and every week we are graced yet again with the best part of the show, Miss Box of Junk! Sure, seeing the greatest names in hard rock and heavy metal interviewed each week is pretty cool, and we like Eddie, Don and Jim too, but c'mon already, Miss Box of Junk rules, OK? Now as we all know, when not helping the boys with the weekly TMS Top 5 and Stump The Trunk segments, Jennifer Leah Gottlieb is a real life fitness trainer and nutrition expert, so who better to talk to TMS guests Geddy Lee of Rush , Def Leppard 's Joe Elliott and Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci about how they keep fit on and off the road.


  20. Geddy Lee and Joe Elliott Discuss Fitness Routines on 'That Metal Show'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... Gottlieb, aka "Miss Box of Junk," for a segment (which you can watch above) that also included input from Dream Theater 's John Petrucci. Lee professed to work out the least often of the three, saying he hits the gym four days a week - but he works ...