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Dream Theater Name Mike Mangini as New Drummer

A little more than a month after drummer Mike Portnoy’s sudden departure from Dream Theater, the band hosted auditions in New York City. Over a productive three-day period, the band played, jammed and spoke candidly with seven great drummers. ... …

Iron Maiden Announce New Studio Album and North American Tour

Metal legends Iron Maiden have revealed the title of their new album, The Final Frontier and details of their highly anticipated 2010 North American tour. With 22 dates confirmed, the Live Nation promoted tour will open in Dallas, Texas, on June 9 and finish in Washington, D.C., on July 20, making it their most extensive North American tour in many years. (Full confirmed dates below.) The new... …

Dream Theater Drummer Mike Portnoy to Play on Upcoming Avenged Sevenfold CD

Avenged Sevenfold — whose drummer James ‘the Rev’ Sullivan passed away in December 2009 — announced this week that they are recording their new album with Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy. Avenged Sevenfold said in part: “We asked Jimmy's all time favorite drummer Mike Portnoy to record on behalf of him. Mike said it would be an honor and without question that’s what Jim would have wanted. It... …

Dream Theater Issue Documentary Road Video for "Wither"

“Of the 10 videos we've done through the years, I felt we have never been truly captured in our element...which of course is on tour, playing to our fans, with our lighting and video show. So I thought it was time to do a video that showed us in our ‘real world’ (unlike the ‘fake worlds’ that are usually created when shooting a promo video),” says Mike Portnoy of Dream Theater about the band’s... …

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