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Slayer Play Last Ever UK Show At Download Festival

Slayer played their final ever UK show at Download Festival on Sunday night (16.06.19).The thrash metal legends signed off on the second stage, while Tool closed the spectacle on the main stage at the event...

Mike Portnoy To Lead Chris Squire Tribute On Cruise

The Dream Theater drummer has been added to the line-up for what has been billed as the "ultimate prog rock cruise" and will serve as "music director" for an all-star tribute to Yes...

Rockers Dream Theater To Play With Alma Mater Musicians At Boston Opera House

Heavy rockers Dream Theater are set to perform a unique gig at the Boston Opera House in March (14) after inviting students from the band's alma mater in Massachusetts to join them onstage.Guitarist John Petrucci,...

Mike Portnoy Quits Adrenaline Mob

Former Dream Theater and Avenged Sevenfold star Mike Portnoy has quit as the drummer of Adrenaline Mob.The rocker will depart the band, which also features Disturbed bassist John Moyer, following four upcoming Latin America shows...

Dream Theater Scrap Chinese Show Over Visa Mix Up

Rockers Dream Theater have scrapped an upcoming Chinese concert after failing to secure the necessary working visas.The group was scheduled to play in Beijing on 5 May (12), but the bandmates have learned they won't...

Foo Fighters Feel Bad About Metal Grammy Win

Foo Fighters feel "bad" for winning the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Grammy.The rockers picked up the trophy for their track 'White Limo' - one of the five awards they took home on Sunday (12.02.12) -...

Mike Portnoy Sues Dream Theater Ex-bandmates

Rocker Mike Portnoy has launched a lawsuit against his former Dream Theater bandmates, accusing them of "wrongfully excluding" him from the line-up.The drummer, who helped form the band in 1985, left last year (10) after...

Mike Mangini Replaces Portnoy In Dream Theater

Former Extreme drummer Mike Mangini has replaced Mike Portnoy in Dream Theater following a three-day audition process in New York.Portnoy quit the band last summer (10), but guitarist John Petrucci is thrilled with the new...

Portnoy Forms New Supergroup

Former DREAM THEATER and AVENGED SEVENFOLD drummer MIKE PORTNOY has formed a new supergroup with members of DEEP PURPLE and ENDOCHINE.The unnamed outfit, announced via Portnoy's account, will feature guitarist Steve Morse, Neal Morse...

U.s. Rockers Caught Up In Chile Earthquake Zone Upset Fans

Rockers DREAM THEATER are nervous about their Friday night (12Mar10) concert in Chile - because they fear ongoing earthquakes in the country will prevent them getting back to America.The group has refused to cancel the...

Dream Theater Drummer Loses Father To Cancer

DREAM THEATER rocker MIKE PORTNOY is mourning the death of his father after he lost his battle with cancer last weekend. Howard Portnoy passed away in the early hours of Sunday (04Jan09) at the age...

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