Hudson Music will release a new instructional DVD from DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy, "In Constant Motion", mid-March.
Featuring three discs with over seven hours of instruction, live and studio performances and insights on the numerous projects he has been involved with, "In Constant Motion" is Mike Portnoy's latest DVD release from Hudson Music. "In Constant Motion" is the DREAM THEATER drummer's first DVD since his award-winning video, "Liquid Drum Theater", was released in 1999 and covers music from the last three DREAM THEATER albums as well as several of Mike's outside projects, including tribute bands YELLOW MATTER CUSTARD (THE BEATLES), HAMMER OF THE GODS (LED ZEPPELIN), AMAZING JOURNEY (THE WHO) and CYGNUS & THE SEA MONSTERS (RUSH). With such a wealth and diversity of instructional and performance material, "In Constant Motion" is recommended for drummers of all interest and ability levels.
"In the Dream" focuses on music from the last three DREAM THEATER albums, "Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence", "Train Of Thought" and "Octavarium"; featuring complete band performances of six songs from these albums as well as new studio performances of the drum tracks and Mike's in-depth analysis of each song.
"On the Side" covers all of Mike's recent activities outside of DREAM THEATER and includes many live and studio performances with TRANSATLANTIC, OSI, NEAL MORSE, JOHN ARCH, JOHN PETRUCCI/G3, FATES WARNING and OVERKILL, plus live performances from all four tribute bands and a detailed look at Mike's own influences.
Bonus Material contains four additional, exclusive DREAM THEATER tracks filmed on the band's 20th anniversary tour, three live drum solos featuring duets with Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Jason Bittner (SHADOWS FALL) and Richard Christy (ex-DEATH, ICED EARTH), a tour of Mike's infamous "Albino Monster" drumkit and bonus clips including unreleased live solos, studio footage and more.
In addition to state-of-the-art, studio-quality digital audio and video, "In Constant Motion" also includes special features such as:
* PDF transcriptions of selected performances, key grooves and fills.
* Camera-switching option on three in-studio performances.
* Complete Discography, Videography and Photo Gallery.
Check out preview clips from "In Constant Motion" at this location.
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