Category Archives: Mike Portnoy

There’s a new metal supergroup in town, and BPMD is ready to take on all comers. The group features Overkill vocalist Bobby Blitz, Sons of Apollo drummer Mike Portnoy, Metal Allegiance bassist Mark Menghi and former Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); To get the hype going about their upcoming album
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If you’re to believe the action on social media, it appears that some high-powered names are getting together to record some new music. According to posts on various media platforms, former Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel has brought together drummer Mike Portnoy (Sons Of Apollo, ex-Dream Theater), vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth (Overkill) and bassist
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The supergroup side project known as Metal Allegiance will be celebrating its five year anniversary with four shows in April. The band’s core members — David Ellefson (Megadeth), Mark Menghi, Mike Portnoy (Sons Of Apollo, The Winery Dogs, Dream Theater) and Alex Skolnick (Testament) — will have additional musical support from Chuck Billy (Testament), John Bush (
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As they start preparations for their second album, lead vocalist Jeff Scott Soto of Sons of Apollo reflected on the band’s debut 2018 album, ‘Psychotic Symphony,’ saying it is "a masterpiece." Soto, who has played with Yngwie Malmsteen, Talisman and Journey, was in a conversation with Greece's "TV War.” He spoke about the band's evolution,
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The band Metal Allegiance began as a celebration of heavy metal. Its four core members, David Ellefson (Megadeth), Alex Skolnick (Testament), Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs, ex-Dream Theater) and Mark Menghi, shared a bond that was defined by the musical genre that brought them together. Now, they will release their sophomore album, ‘Volume II -
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A who's who of musicians the world over have come together to offer their thoughts and condolences for Vinnie Paul (Abbott), founder of Pantera, who passed away on Friday, June 22. Among the many comments that have found their way to social media, Jason Bonham dedicated “Stairway to Heaven” to Paul during his ‘Jason Bonham’s
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