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Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs / Adrenaline Mob / Dream Theater)
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Mike Portnoy Clarifies Dream Theater Invite for 50th Birthday Bash

Mike Portnoy has explained the reason for inviting Dream Theater to perform the '12 Step Suite' at his 50th birthday bash.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

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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Next To None 11.04.2017 Session
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Next To None, ‘Pause’ – Exclusive Lyric Video Premiere

Hear the new song from Next to None, the band featuring drummer Max Portnoy.

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images

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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EMP Label Group / InsideOut Music

Next to None, Featuring Mike Portnoy’s Son, Release ‘The Apple’ Music Video

Mike Portnoy's son Max shows off his chops behind the kit in Next to None's music video for the rhythm-heavy 'The Apple.'

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Mike Portnoy on Potentially Playing With Dream Theater: I’m Not Too Busy for Them, I Just Need the Invitation

Mike Portnoy claimed that though his plate is very full with projects, he isn’t too busy to perform with Dream Theater once again.

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Loudwire

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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YouTube: The Prog Report
YouTube: The Prog Report

Mike Portnoy Peforms Dream Theater’s ’12 Step Suite’ Live on Cruise to the Edge

For the first time ever, Mike Portnoy performed Dream Theater's '12 Step Suite' live while aboard the Cruise to the Edge with a cast of guest musicians.

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Loudwire

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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WIlson Lee Photography
WIlson Lee Photography

Metal Allegiance Perform Metallica’s ‘Disposable Heroes’ in Honor of Cliff Burton

At Metal Allegiance‘s show in Anaheim, Calif., on Jan. 20, one of the highlights was a rendition of Metallica's "Disposable Heroes" in honor of Cliff Burton.

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