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Mike Portnoy Tosses Parts of Drumkit + Raps During Mini Meltdown in Manila

There are instrument-breaking, expletive-hurling onstage meltdowns, and then there's something a whole lot less bombastic but no less entertaining that drummer Mike Portnoy pulled off during a set in Manila, Philippines, when he became upset with the equipment setup mid-performance.

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Matt Sorum Responds to Mike Portnoy’s ‘November Rain’ Criticism

Adrenaline Mob drummer Mike Portnoy (formerly of Dream Theater) has never been shy in expressing his opinion, and a few days ago he tweeted a criticism of Matt Sorum's drum work in the Guns N' Roses song 'November Rain' off the album 'Use Your Illusion I.'

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Kerry King + Mike Portnoy Added to All-Star Lineup for Marshall Amps 50th Anniversary Gig

The mammoth rock 'n' roll celebration to pay tribute to Marshall Amps' 50th anniversary and the life of late mastermind Jim Marshall, has just gotten a little bigger. Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has been added to the mix, along with Free founding member Andy Fraser and Slayer guitar god Kerry King.

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Sebastian Bach, Steven Adler, Mike Portnoy + More Highlight John Bonham Tribute Show

Late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham remains one of the most respected and saluted skin beaters in rock 'n' roll history, and after last year's 'Bonzo: The Groove Remains the Same' tribute shows, there will be another Bonham-related event this year.

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Mike Portnoy: ‘I Ate, Breathed and S–t Dream Theater 24/7 for 25 years’

Former Dream Theater stick-man Mike Portnoy recently gave fans an inside look into his quarter-century career with the band and how, despite his exit, he is more than okay with being referred to as "Mike from Dream Theater."

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Adrenaline Mob Reveal Video for ‘Undaunted’

Since his 2010 departure from manning the sticks for Dream Theater, drummer Mike Portnoy has dedicated his time to the new project Adrenaline Mob. The band have just released a video for 'Undaunted,' the first single off their upcoming debut album, 'Omertá.'

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Zacky Vengeance of Avenged Sevenfold Speaks Out on Mike Portnoy + Dream Theater Drama

In an interview with Nikki Blakk of California radio station 107.7 The Bone, Avenged Sevenfold guitarist Zacky Vengeance talked about unwillingly being caught up in some of the drama between their former touring sticksman Mike Portnoy and his former band Dream Theater.

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Rob Zombie, Mike Portnoy, More Express Halloween Thoughts and Memories

We all have an awkward or fond Halloween memory, whether it was as an irresponsible child or an irresponsible adult. But when you're Rob Zombie or Mike Portnoy, things can get a little interesting. Check out what some musicians had to say about Oct. 31, below, via Musician Photo Journal.

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‘That Metal Show’ Recap: Mike Portnoy and John Sykes Reveal New Collaboration

On last night's 'That Metal Show,' ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy and former Thin Lizzy and Whitesnake guitarist John Sykes both appeared and dropped a bombshell. The pair is currently working with a bassist on a new collaboration. After their individual interviews, they revealed their new partnership with Portnoy saying, "he's a guitar god," about why he gravitated towards Sykes. So far, Portnoy and Sykes have laid down some tracks, demoed material and admitted that while they "have a way to go," they are crafting "heavy rock."

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Drummmer Mike Portnoy Not Suing Former Dream Theater Bandmates

Despite recent reports, ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy is not suing his former bandmates over his ousting from the group.

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