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MIKE PORTNOY, PAUL GILBERT Featured On New NEAL MORSE Solo CD

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy and guitarist Paul Gilbert (RACER X, ex-MR. BIG) make guest appearances on the latest album from former SPOCK'S BEARD/TRANSATLANTIC frontman Neal Morse's new CD, "Sola Scriptura", due on February 26. This will be Neal's fourth progressive rock solo release, following the highly acclaimed albums "?", "One" and "Testimony". Joining Morse, ...

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DREAM THEATER Begins Recording New Album, Seeks New Label Home

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy revealed during an appearance last night (Oct. 6) on the "Friday Night Rocks" radio show on New York's Q104.3 FM that the band has ended its longtime collaboration with Atco/EastWest Records/The Atlantic Group and is currently in talks with several labels about a possible new record deal. In addition, the ...

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TRANSATLANTIC Featuring DREAM THEATER Drummer: Two-DVD Set Out Now

TRANSATLANTIC, the supergroup project featuring Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER) on drums, Neal Morse (ex-SPOCK'S BEARD) on keyboards and vocals, Roine Stolt (THE FLOWER KINGS) on guitar, and Pete Trewavas (MARILLION) on bass, have just released a two-DVD set, "Building The Bridge" and "Live In America", on Radiant Records. The following product description was posted on ...

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SHADOWKEEP Name New Singer And Drummer

U.K. power metallers SHADOWKEEP have formally anounced the addition of vocalist Richie Wicks (ex-ANGEL WITCH, TYGERS OF PAN TANG) and drummer Scott Higham (ex-SAMSON, ANGEL WITCH) to the group's ranks. Richie and Scott join original guitar duo Chris Allen and Nicki Robson, plus U.S.-based bassist Stony Grantham, for what is proving to be "the heaviest, ...

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DREAM THEATER Members Featured On New NEAL MORSE Album

DREAM THEATER's Mike Portnoy (drums) and Jordan Rudess (keyboards) are among the guest musicians on former SPOCK'S BEARD/TRANSATLANTIC frontman Neal Morse's new progressive rock masterpiece, "?" (The Question Mark Album). The album will be released in the U.S. on November 1 through Metal Blade Records and in Europe on October 24 through InsideOut Music. Other ...

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DREAM THEATER Marathon At DELICIOUS AGONY

On August 19, beginning at 7:00 p.m. EST, Delicious Agony Progressive Rock Radio will be airing its second annual DREAM THEATER Marathon. For 48 hours, the station will suspend its regular progressive rock programming and play DREAM THEATER and related projects. You will hear the music of DREAM THEATER, LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT, TRANSATLANTIC, OSI, YELLOW ...

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IRON MAIDEN: More Details About 'Flying Heavy Metal' Documentary Revealed

IRON MAIDEN's official web site, IronMaiden.com, has revealed more information about "Flying Heavy Metal with Bruce Dickinson", the documentary series about airplanes hosted by MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson that is scheduled to begin airing next week. A posting on the web site reads as follows: "'Flying Heavy Metal with Bruce Dickinson', premiering on U.K. Discovery ...

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DREAM THEATER Drummer Guests On NEAL MORSE Solo CD

DREAM THEATER's Mike Portnoy is the featured drummer on the forthcoming solo CD, entitled "Testimony", from former SPOCK'S BEARD frontman and Portnoy's TRANSLATLANTIC bandmate Neal Morse, due on September 23 through Radiant Records. "I guess now that the cat is out of the bag, it is safe for me to report that I do indeed ...

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COURTNEY LOVE Arrested At London Airport

Former HOLE singer Courtney Love was arrested today (Feb. 4) at Heathrow Airport in London after being "verbally abusive" to cabin crew. She was held as she landed on a transatlantic flight from Los Angeles, Virgin Atlantic said. She had been travelling in Virgin's Upper Class cabin when she allegedly became disruptive and the captain ...

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FATES WARNING: Possible DVD, Covers/Rare CD On The Way

FATES WARNING guitarist Jim Matheos has posted the following update on the band's activities via the group's official message board on December 30th: “Hi everybody, “Just wanted to wish everyone a happy and prosperous new year. “Looks like the plan is for FATES to start writing for the next record in mid to late '02 ...

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Archive News Mar 06, 2001 - update 1

ILL NINO's upcoming debut CD, Revolution Revolucion, is due to be remixed by Eddie Wohl and Scrap 60 Productions in time for its tentative release date of June 19th through the Roadrunner label. The album was produced by Ron St. Germain (311, CREED, U2, SOUNDGARDEN, BAD BRAINS) and it is presently set to include the ...

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