Mike Portnoy

Mike Portnoy

Official Website
mikeportnoy.com
Birthday1967-04-20
AgeHe is 50 years old
Birth Sign Taurus (avr. 20 - mai 20)
GenderMale
His Profession
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Who is Mike Portnoy?
Michael Stephen "Mike" Portnoy is an American drummer primarily known as the former drummer, backing vocalist, and a co-founder of the progressive metal/rock band Dream Theater. Known for his technical skill as a drummer, Portnoy has won 29 awards from the Modern Drummer magazine. He co-produced six Dream Theater albums with guitarist John Petrucci, starting from Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory through Black Clouds and Silver Linings. From A Change of Seasons onwards, Portnoy had been writing a significant amount of Dream Theater's lyrics. He is the second youngest person to be inducted into the Modern Drummer's Hall of Fame. Besides his work with Dream Theater, Portnoy is known for his many side projects and tribute bands. He is a founding member of Liquid Tension Experiment, an instrumental progressive rock band featuring fellow Dream Theater members John Petrucci and Jordan Rudess along with bassist Tony Levin. He is also a founding member of Transatlantic, a progressive rock "super-group" featuring former Spock's Beard keyboardist/vocalist Neal Morse, Flower Kings guitarist Roine Stolt and Marillion bassist Pete Trewavas.
Education
He went to the following schools
  • Berklee College of Music
Mike Portnoy's Albums
  • Prime Cuts
  • Cover to Cover
  • Cover 2 Cover
  • Live in Tokyo
His Compositions
  • The Glass Prison
  • Stream of Consciousness
  • This Dying Soul
  • Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
  • Ytse Jam
  • Endless Sacrifice
  • The Great Debate
  • Disappear
  • Misunderstood
  • Mystery Train
Mike Portnoy's Tracks
  • Endless Enigma
  • Mad March
  • Freedom of Speech
  • Acid Rain
  • By-Tor and the Snow Dog
  • Another Dimension
  • Working Man
  • Chris & Kevin's Excellent Adventure
  • Three Minute Warning Edit
  • Meetings
Films
  • Dream Theater: Live at Budokan netflixbot
  • Metropolis 2000: Scenes From New York netflixbot
  • Dream Theater: Chaos in Motion netflixbot