Tag Archives: Mike Portnoy

Metal Allegiance Release Video For Scars

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Metal supergroup Metal Allegiance have released a video for “Scars” featuring Mark Osegueda of Death Angel and Cristina Scabbia of Lacuna Coil. The band features an all-start line-up with drummer Mike Portnoy, guitarist Alex Skolnick and bassists David Ellefson and Mark Menghi. Check out the video below and read the Metal Allegiance review. Please upgrade

Metal Review: Metal Allegiance – Metal Allegiance (2015)

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Metal supergroup Metal Allegiance is taking the term supergroup to a new level. What sometimes gets labeled as a supergroup is very loose at times, especially when the term is used to describe a band that has members from bands that we have not heard of before. Metal Allegiance flips that on its head and

Twisted Sister to Embark on Farewell Tour

Twisted Sister: A Concert to Honor AJ Pero

Metal legends Twisted Sister have announced a farewell tour in 2016. The group decided to retire one week before the tragic passing of drummer A. J. Pero, who died from a heart attack. The Forty and Fuck it Tour will include Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater, Adrenaline Mob, The Winery Dogs) filling in on drums for

Megadeth Withdraws From Motörboat Due to Dave Mustaine’s Medical Issues


Megadeth has to withdraw from Motörhead’s first annual cruise MotörBoat due to Dave Mustaine’s health issues. Heavy metal all-star band Metal Allegiance, featuring Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Chris Broderick, has been added to the Motörboat music lineup. This all-star group features Philip Anselmo, Joey Belladonna, Chuck Billy, Jon Donais, Scott Ian, Mark Zavon, Frank Bello,

Metal Review: Adrenaline Mob – Omerta (2012)

Adrenaline Mob is listed as a supergroup of sorts, but they do not exactly have high profile names in the band. The band originally was comprised of Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater) on drums, Russell Allen (Symphony X) on vocals, and Mike Orlando on guitar. They were soon joined by Paul DiLeo (Fozzy) on bass and

Metal Review – Dream Theater – A Dramatic Turn of Events (2011)

Disclaimer: I am not a fan of Dream Theater. If they lost James LaBrie, I would be more inclined to like what they did. I am a huge fan of John Petrucci though. As a result of the departure of drummer and band leader Mike Portnoy, there was no doubt that this album was going