An Interview with Mike Portnoy of The Winery Dogs: Raising The Stakes

The Winery Dogs are comprised of Mike Portnoy, Richie Kotzen, and Billy Sheehan. What started out as these three veterans jamming eventually led to the release of their debut record back in 2013. Two years, and a hundred-plus shows later, they are all set to tour in support of their …

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An Interview with Billy Sheehan from The Winery Dogs: Know What You’ve Got

Let’s dispense with the supergroup rhetoric and just agree Winery Dogs are a great band who put out a worthy debut album.

The classic rock and roll influence on guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen, bassist Billy Sheehan and drummer Mike Portnoy is in abundance on Winery Dogs, but this is not …

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Interview with John Petrucci from Dream Theater: Dramatic Changes

Dream Theater have made a career out of capturing the imaginations of musicians for over 25 years. The band’s unflinching devotion to virtuosity and writing behemoth progressive metal albums continues to inspire passion for intricate music in new generations of fans.

Never was that passion more evident than last September …

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Interview with Dream Theater: Flavor Of The Month

“It sounds like it’s fucking total madness, but to us it’s very methodically crafted,” described Mike Portnoy, the rhythmic mastermind behind the progressive metal progenitors better known as Dream Theater.

Propelled by a Number 19 debut on the Billboard Top 200, the group’s best start to date, these sleeping giants …

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