Contact Us

The Winery Dogs

The Winery Dogs, ‘Unleashed in Japan 2013′ – Exclusive Stream

The Winery Dogs
Photo by Charles Epting

The Winery Dogs are giving their fans a treat today (April 15) -- a special edition double-disc package based around their self-titled debut disc. The bonus comes in the form of an added live concert and Loudwire is proud to provide you with an exclusive stream of the 'Unleashed in Japan 2013' disc to check out in the player below.

Read More

Filed Under: Category: Exclusive, Metal, New Albums, News, Rock

Vinnie Paul Addresses Pantera Reunion on ‘That Metal Show’: ‘It’s Time to Move On’

That Metal Show Vinnie Paul
That Metal Show

Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul and The Winery Dogs are the primary guests on this weekend's edition of VH1 Classic's 'That Metal Show,' and Paul, once again, has addressed the oft-rumored talk of a Pantera reunion.

Read More

The Winery Dogs to Stage ‘Dog Camp’ for Musicians This Summer

The Winery Dogs

The Winery Dogs are giving musicians of all ages and skill levels the chance to go to music camp with them. Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan and Richie Kotzen will conduct Dog Camp July 21-25 at Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, N.Y. Portnoy gives a sneak preview in the above video.

Read More

Filed Under: Category: Metal, News

The Winery Dogs Unveil Plans for Special + Deluxe Edition Releases

The Winery Dogs
Photo by Charles Epting

If you didn't catch onto The Winery Dogs the first time around, now is the perfect time to get into the band. The trio of Richie Kotzen, Billy Sheehan and Mike Portnoy are expanding upon their 2013 disc with two new packages.

Read More

Filed Under: Category: Metal, New Albums, News

The Winery Dogs’ Billy Sheehan Talks Bass Brotherhood + Rocking Alongside Mike Portnoy

BPL-Billy-Sheehan1

The Winery Dogs have emerged as one of 2013's brightest new bands though the members of the group have well known pasts. Bassist Billy Sheehan spoke with Loudwire on the Bass Player Live Concert red carpet abo

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: Interviews, News, Rock

Dave Lombardo vs. Mike Portnoy – Greatest Metal Drummer, Quarterfinals

Slayer Promo / Adrenaline Mob Promo
Slayer Promo / Adrenaline Mob Promo

This quarterfinal matchup of the Greatest Metal Drummer tournament features two highly respected former members of two of metal's favorite bands, as ex-Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo takes on ex-Dream Theater stickman Mike Portnoy!

Read More

Dream Theater’s John Petrucci Can Picture Sharing Stage With Mike Portnoy’s Winery Dogs

John-Petrucci
Robert Cianflone, Getty Images

Although Dream Theater frontman James Labrie has gone on record saying that he doesn’t ever see a time when founding member and drummer Mike Portnoy would be invited to return to the band due to Mike Mangini becoming a permanent fixture, the possibility of Portnoy’s latest project the Winery Dogs and Dream Theater sharing a stage is an idea that  Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci is open to.

Read More

Filed Under: , , Category: News, Rock

The Winery Dogs Discuss Formation of Band, Debut Album + More

Charles Epting, Loudwire
Charles Epting, Loudwire

The self-titled debut Winery Dogs album (out July 23) is one of the most intriguing releases of the year. The all-star trio, which includes Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold, Adrenaline Mob), Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Richie Kotzen (Mr. Big, Poison), has delivered a blistering collection of soaring tunes.

Read More

Filed Under: Category: Exclusive, Interviews, News, Rock

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://loudwire.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Loudwire quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts and join the Loudwire forum conversations!

Register on Loudwire quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!