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Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon – Alice Cooper’s Ryan Roxie, Godsmack’s Sully Erna and Sons Of Apollo’s Mike Portnoy

Listen to Alice Cooper guitarist Ryan Roxie, Godsmack lead singer Sully Erna and Sons Of Apollo drummer Mike Portnoy on this edition of WESTWOOD ONE’s Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon Alice Cooper guitarist Ryan Roxie discusses his new album Imagine Your Reality, bringing back guitar driven music, guest vocalist Robin Zander of Cheap Trick, the current Alice Cooper group band, the reunion shows with the original band, his lessons on, Cheap Trick and more. Godsmack’s Sully Erna discusses the band’s latest release When Legends Rise, we talk rock ballads,…

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Loudwire – Mike Portnoy: Double Bass Drum Songs That Inspired Me – Gear Factor

Mike Portnoy talks to Gear Factor host Squiggy about his early drum influences — Keith Moon, John Bonham and Ringo Starr. He also reveals what song made him become a drummer, the first song he played and the three double bass drum songs that inspired him (before thrash).

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Speak And Destroy – Mike Portnoy

Dream Theater fans received a massive surprise one night in Barcelona when the band tore through the Master of Puppets album from start to finish. Lars Ulrich would later tell Mike Portnoy it helped inspire Metallica to do the same thing. The legendary rock drummer (who played in Dream Theater for 25 years and has recorded and/or performed with Avenged Sevenfold, Twisted Sister, and his own prog-rock supergroup, Sons of Apollo) talks about discovering Kill ‘Em All, seeing Metallica in 1985, getting to know Lars, and so much more.…

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The Vinyl Guide – Ep116: Mike Portnoy Of Sons Of Apollo, Dream Theater & More

Drummer Mike Portnoy is one of the masters of his craft. Today he shares with us his history with music, the records that inspired him, the making of his career, his discipline and the new LP of the supergroup Sons of Apollo.

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The Metal Podcast – Episode #52 – Mike Portnoy

Mike Portnoy guests this week to talk about his new project Sons of Apollo featuring bassist Billy Sheehan, keyboardist Derek Sherinian, vocalist Jeff Scott Soto, and guitarist Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal. We talk about the idea stemming from talking about old Dream Theater, we discuss how the recording process took place, and how you should be making music, his need to be a band leader not a follower, how he works with differing personalities in so many groups, what kind of person he is off stage, why his wife hates the…

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The Metal Podcast – Episode #51

This week we discuss the impending end of Slayer, and the subsequent call for the reunion tour. Let it be known that bets are already being taken on how long this transition will take for them to reunite and tour again. We discuss what it means for the band, metal, and so on as one of the anchors of the genre decides to call it quits. You get a little taste of our interview with Mike Portnoy coming out next week, his new project Sons of Apollo has their debut…

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Riffing With Christina – 035 – Drummer Mike Portnoy

Iconic drummer Mike Portnoy chats to host Christina Rowatt about musical immortality, his new rock and roll project Sons of Apollo with former Dream Theatre bandmate Derek Sherinian, why drummers like Metallica’s Lars Ulrich, KISS’ Peter Criss and The Beatles’ Ringo Starr get so much heat, and much more.

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The Void AU – Drummer Mike Portnoy Interview 2017: Sons of Apollo, Band Leadership with Lars & More

Iconic drummer Mike Portnoy chats to host Christina Rowatt about musical immortality, his new rock and roll project Sons of Apollo with former Dream Theatre bandmate Derek Sherinian, why drummers like Metallica’s Lars Ulrich, KISS’ Peter Kriss and The Beatles’ Ringo Starr get so much heat, and much more. Produced, edited and hosted by Christina Rowatt.

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Metal Wani – MIKE PORTNOY on Shattered Fortress Australia Tour, METAL ALLEGIANCE & A7X New Album (2017)

Ahead of an upcoming Australian tour, drumming mastermind Mike Portnoy took some time out of his schedule to talk to Metal Wani about these once in a lifetime Shattered Fortress shows. They also discuss Mike’s fondness for Australia, the current status of his various other projects, how he manages to meld with so many other artists in his collaborative projects and how the creative process for those projects works. They also discuss Mike’s favourite mixed/produced studio album, and touch on his thoughts on AVENGED SEVENFOLD’s new album “The Stage”.

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Pods & Sods Network – EM65 – Remembering Tom Petty Part Two

Nils Lofgren, Dwight Twilley, Amy Helm, Keller Williams, and Mike Portnoy join Eric in conversation to share memories and pay tribute to the life and work of Tom Petty. Hear Nils Lofgren share memories of bringing Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers on their first UK tour in 1977, Dwight Twilley shares memories of the early days at Shelter Records and appearing on each other’s early recordings, Amy Helm talks about how Tom’s music has been a real soundtrack to her life, Keller Williams shares details of his Pettygrass bluegrass tribute to Tom Petty, and Mike…

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Mike Portnoy – Mike Portnoy’s Shattered Fortress: Scenes From South America

As expected, these Shattered Fortress shows in South America have been absolutely unreal…such incredible emotion and energy! Here’s a great video recap of the shows in Santiago, Chile & Sao Paulo, Brazi…(Buenos Aires, Argentina & Bogota, Colombia we’re coming for you next…get ready!!)

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The Nothing Shocking Music Discussion Podcast – Episode 100 with Mike Portnoy (85 Bands) and Nancy Wilson (Heart)

Welcome to the Nothing Shocking Podcast. On the 100th episode of the podcast Eric and Bob take a look back at some of their favorite interviews and then bring you two A list interview in one podcast. Up first is Mike Portnoy formerly of Dream Theater currently with 85 other bands including Sons of Apollo. They’ve got a new album out now called “Psychotic Symphony” and it is an eclectic mix of all things hard and progressive rock. Then we’ve got Nancy Wilson of Heart who has a new band…

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The Eddie Trunk Podcast – ET- Cheap Trick // Greta Van Fleet // Mike Portnoy

On this special triple header, Eddie is first joined by the members of Cheap Trick who discuss their latest album, ‘We’re All Alright,’ touring, and more. Then, up and coming rock n’ rollers Greta Van Fleet drop by to discuss how they got their start, touring, their new EP, and much else. The jam packed episode is anchored with an interview with drum legend Mike Portnoy who discusses his latest band, Sons of Apollo, how he juggles multiple projects, and more!

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Banger TV – MIKE PORTNOY interviewed in 2011 about Yes, Dream Theater, and prog metal | Raw & Uncut

Drummer Mike Portnoy interviewed in Toronto in 2011 by Sam Dunn for the progressive metal episode of Metal Evolution about his love for Yes, his time in Dream Theater, and how he defines “epic.” This extended interview excerpt is presented raw and uncut, with new director’s commentary.

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Talk Is Jericho – Sgt Pepper 50 with Mike Portnoy and Charlie Benante

Today is the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album, and the Fab Three – Y2J, the Winery Dogs Mike Portnoy, and Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante – are reuniting to discuss this historic, groundbreaking album. They breakdown the recording, the songwriting, and the track listing. They discuss the LSD influence on the Beatles creativity, and what role The Beach Boys’ “Pet Sounds” album may have played in the Beatles’ creative process. They name their favorite and least favorite songs on the album, and ponder what…

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Heavy Pod Is Heavy Is Heavy Cast – 78 – Ocean’s Wrong Twelve F-asterisk-ck With

This week we get hyped about announcements of albums and new music. Enslaved, Vintersorg, Exist, Schammasch, the Babymetal backing band’s project Kari Band. Oh, Decapitated and Dying Fetus also have new stuff, but maybe we’re not that excited about those. Then we talk about Roger Waters of Pink Floyd trying to get Radiohead to boycott Israel, James Hetfield of Metallica being involved in an anti-porn documentary, and Van Records (Sulphur Aeon, Slaegt, Urfaust) expanding to the U.S. Finally, the new Shadow of Intent album and Mike Portnoy praising Haken. Then, comic books…

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TNT Radio Rock – Spanish – MIKE PORTNOY – SHATTERED FORTRESS – Be Prog My Friend 2017, entrevista TNT Radio

SHATTERED FORTRESS es el nuevo proyecto en el que se escuda Mike Portnoy para llevar al directo aquel fantástico trabajo “12 Step Suite” de Dream Theatre, que nunca ha sido tocado en su totalidad en vivo. Junto a las canciones que componen el álbum, Portnoy tocará otras de sus composiciones con Dream Theatre, en una serie “limitada” de actuaciones en Mexico, Alemania y España, siendo el festival Be Prog My Friend (30 de Junio – 1 de Julio en Poble Español de Barcelona) la cita en la que podremos ver…

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Drum Talk TV Channel – The Ox & The Loon Documentary Part 3 of 3

Here in part 3 you will see clips from all 24 songs performed by Brian Tichy, Phil Chen, Rowan Robertson, Joe Retta, Stephen LeBlanc, Stephen Perkins, James LoMenzo, Jody Porter, Robert Trujillo, Chad Smith, Veronica Bellino, Brent Woods, Michael Devin, Chas West, Tracii Guns, Dug Pinnick, Kenny Aronoff, Oni Logan, Pancho Tomaselli, Rikki Rockett, Sean McNabb, Tom Gimbel, Phil Soussan, Dave Lombardo, Billy Sheehan, Mike Portnoy, Matt Starr and Ace Frehley, and special appearances by Lemmy Kilmister, Ashley Austin of Legacy Artists Group–managing the Keith Moon Estate; Cy Langston and…

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