Mike Portnoy

COUNTRY United States      
GROUP THE WINERY DOGS, FLYING COLORS, TRANSATLANTIC      

Biography

BORN IN:
Long Beach, NY

LIVES IN:
Lehigh Valley, PA

DRUMMING SINCE:
The day I was born!

CURRENT BAND/PROJECT:
Adrenaline Mob, Transatlantic

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Keith Moon, John Bonham, Ringo Starr, Neil Peart, Terry Bozzio, The Beatles & Frank Zappa

FAVORITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
All Dream Theater, All Transatlantic, All Neal Morse

FAVORITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
"Tommy", The Who; "The Wall", Pink Floyd; All Beatles albums (especially "Rubber Soul"); "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road", Elton John; "Spilt Milk", Jellyfish; "Mr. Bungle", Mr. Bungle

CAREER HIGHLIGHT(S):
Induction into Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 2004. Playing Radio City Music Hall on April 1, 2006. Playing Madison Square Garden on July 12, 2010.

FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
My Max Stax and Max Splashes, of course!

Weedie Braimah

Kreative Pandemonium

Stanton Moore

Galactic, Stanton Moore Trio, Maceo Parker, Dragon Smoke, Garage-a-trois

Brian Frasier-Moore

Christina Aguilera

Martin Drew

Oscar Peterson

Shirazette "She Beats" Tinnin

The Shirazette Effect Ensemble, Tia Fuller Quartet, The Mimi Jones Band, Camille Thurman Group

 

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