Mike Portnoy Talks Adrenaline Mob (A Top Story)

On Thursday Mike Portnoy Talks Adrenaline Mob was a top story. Here is the recap: (Gibson) Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has spoken about his new band Adrenaline Mob. He told Joe Bosso of MusicRadar.com, "I think people are going to get pretty excited once they see us."

The band also includes frontman Russell Allen (Symphony X), guitarist Mike Orlando (Sonic Stomp), bassist Paul DiLeo and guitarist Rich Ward (Mojo/Fozzy).

Formed this year, while Portnoy busied himself with projects involving Steve Morse as well as Beatles tribute band Yellow Matter Custard (with Paul Gilbert), Adrenaline Mob "didn't require overthinking," said the drummer. "It wasn't a master plan to join this band, but once I heard the material, I was in."

Portnoy says Allen encouraged him to fire up the drums: "He always liked that I was a rock drummer in a prog band not to dismiss my prog influences and he always thought I was more of a harder-edged, metal kind of drummer." - more on this story

Gibson.com is an official news provider for the Day in Rock.

Preview and Purchase Adrenaline Mob CDs

Adrenaline Mob T-shirts and Posters

Share this article

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article


Day In Rock Reports

Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Feeds

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2019 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.