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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

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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Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs / Adrenaline Mob / Dream Theater)
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Mike Portnoy Wins Drummer of the Year in 6th Annual Loudwire Music Awards

Fans have voted Mike Portnoy as the Best Drummer of the Year in the 6th Annual Loudwire Music Awards.

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Gabriel Olsen, Getty Images
Gabriel Olsen, Getty Images

Loudwire Podcast #8 – Mike Portnoy

Right after we filmed Mike Portnoy murdering a custom Pokemon drum kit, we invited him to cool off in our podcast studio.

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Mike Portnoy: My Favorite Dream Theater Memories – Podcast Preview

In this preview of Loudwire Podcast #8, drumming legend Mike Portnoy recalls some of his favorite and most cherished Dream Theater memories.

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Loudwire
Loudwire

Charity Auction: Win Mike Portnoy’s Autographed Pokemon Drum Kit!

To raise money for pediatric cancer, two winners will take away an individual side of Mike Portnoy's Pokemon kit autographed by the drumming legend himself.

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Loudwire

Mike Portnoy Plays ‘Name That Tune’ on Pokemon Drum Kit

Mike Portnoy has returned to the Loudwire studio to film a sequel to his viral Hello Kitty video, this time using his skill to crush a Pokemon drum kit!

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