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MIKE PORTNOY Was 'Miserable' Playing 'Tiny Little Clubs' With ADRENALINE MOB

SONS OF APOLLO drummer Mike Portnoy (also of THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER) was recently interviewed by the "Neckbreaker" podcast. The full chat can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On whether SONS OF APOLLO's debut album, "Psychotic Symphony", was a challenging record to make: Mike: "There wasn't many challenges, ...

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Psychotic Symphony - SONS OF APOLLO

Since leaving DREAM THEATER seven years ago, Mike Portnoy has been remarkably prolific, having formed several supergroups (THE WINERY DOGS, FLYING COLORS, METAL ALLEGIANCE) while continuing to serve as Neal Morse's percussionist-in-crime on multiple albums and tours. In addition, he's toured extensively with TWISTED SISTER and AVENGED SEVENFOLD; he's recorded and performed with ADRENALINE MOB ...

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TERROR UNIVERSAL Debut To Feature Guest Appearances By DISTURBED, FEAR FACTORY Bassists

"Make Them Bleed", the full-length debut from TERROR UNIVERSAL, the "horror metal" band featuring ILL NIÑO drummer Dave Chavarri (who also previously played with SOULFLY), has had its release date pushed back to January 19, 2018 from the previously announced October 2017 (via Minus Head Records). The disc will feature guest appearances by bassists John ...

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ADRENALINE MOB Tour Manager Still In Burn Unit; Attorneys Plan To Hold Trucking Company 'Accountable'

The attorneys for ADRENALINE MOB's tour manager, Jane Train (pictured), say that she suffered "catastrophic injuries" in last month's crash that killed the band's bassist. The 48-year-old Train, whose real name is Janet Rains, is still in a burn unit in Gainesville, Florida, four weeks after ADRENALINE MOB's RV was struck by a tractor-trailer near ...

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THE WINERY DOGS Reunite For First Performance In Almost A Year At 'Ultimate Jam Night' (Video)

THE WINERY DOGS, the power trio featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB), legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) and guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (MR. BIG, POISON), reunited for its first live performance in almost a year last night (Tuesday, August 1) during the "Ultimate Jam Night" at the ...

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