DREAM THEATER Drummer Reveals Top 5 Metal Bands Of All Time; Video Available

Roadrunner Records has uploaded video footage of DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy revealing and discussing his "top five metal bands of all time." Watch the seven-minute clip below.

Portnoy's top five metal bands of all time are as follows:

01. BLACK SABBATH
02. IRON MAIDEN
03. METALLICA
04. SLAYER
05. OPETH

According to Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, the new album from DREAM THEATER, entitled "Black Clouds & Silver Linings", is on track to sell between 35,000 and 40,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release.

DREAM THEATER's last CD, "Systematic Chaos", opened with 36,000 units in 2007 to enter The Billboard 200 chart at No. 19. 2005's "Octavarium" premiered with 27,000 copies to debut at No. 36.

In addition to the standard-version CD, DREAM THEATER's tenth studio album, "Black Clouds & Silver Linings", was also made available on vinyl LP, as well as a three-disc, special-edition CD that includes the full album, a CD of instrumental mixes of the album and a CD of six cover songs.

(Thanks: NJthrasher)

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