Tag: Mike Portnoy

FLYING COLORS Completes Writing Sophomore Album

FLYING COLORS — the band featuring Mike Portnoy (drums, vocals), Dave LaRue (bass), Neal Morse (keyboards, vocals), Casey McPherson (vocals, guitars) and Steve Morse (guitar) — has completed writing material for its second album, to be released before the end of 2014. Portnoy describes the process as “another magical musical experience indeed.” Mascot Label Group released FLYING COLORS “Live In Europe” on October 14 via the Music Theories Recordings label on Blu-ray, DVD, 2CD, …

ADRENALINE MOB Recruits TWISTED SISTER Drummer, Signs With CENTURY MEDIA

ADRENALINE MOB has inked a North American deal with Century Media Records, the label the group was previously signed to only for the European territory. The band’s second full-length album, “Men Of Honor”, will be released February 18 in North America and February 24 internationally. ADRENALINE MOB‘s current lineup includes Russell Allen (vocals; also of SYMPHONY X), Mike Orlando (guitar), John Moyer (bass; also of DISTURBED), …

ADRENALINE MOB To Release New Album In February

ADRENALINE MOB is scheduled to release its sophomore album on February 18, 2014 through an as-yet-undisclosed label. The band’s current lineup includes Russell Allen (vocals; also of SYMPHONY X), Mike Orlando (guitar) and John Moyer (bass; also of DISTURBED). Drummer Mike Portnoy (FLYING COLORS, THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) quit ADRENALINE MOB in June due to “scheduling conflicts.” A replacement drummer has not yet been announced. The first photo …

Original KISS Members ACE FREHLEY And PETER CRISS Perform Together For First Time In 13 Years

Original KISS members Ace Frehley (guitar) and Peter Criss (drums) reunited on stage for the first time in 13 years last night (Wednesday, October 23) during the all-star jam at the 30th-anniversary party for VH1 Classic “That Metal Show” co-host Eddie Trunk’s radio show at the Hard Rock Café in New York City. Drummer Mike …

ADRENALINE MOB Recording Sophomore Album

ADRENALINE MOB members Russell Allen (vocals; also of SYMPHONY X) and Mike Orlando (guitar) are in the studio recording material for their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2014. Orlando states: “Day 2 of tracking vocals with fellow mobster Russell Allen for the new ADRENALINE MOB album is complete! Two and a half more weeks of tracking left then it’s time to wrap it up. Stay tuned …

MIKE PORTNOY Says ADRENALINE MOB Was 'Not Growing Fast Enough'

Journalist and musician Barbara Caserta of Italy’s Linearock conducted a 30-minute video interview with drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB) prior to THE WINERY DOGS‘ concert at Live Club in Trezzo sull’Adda, Milan, Italy. You can now watch the chat below. Asked what led to his departure from ADRENALINE MOB, the band featuring Russell Allen (vocals; also of SYMPHONY X) and Mike Orlando (guitar), Portnoy said: “I’m …