Mike Portnoy 'Never Closed The Door' On Dream Theater Return (Top Story)

On Thursday Mike Portnoy 'Never Closed The Door' On Dream Theater Return was a top story. Here is the recap: (Classic Rock) Mike Portnoy says he'd "welcome" a Dream Theater return if the opportunity ever arose. The drummer quit the band in 2010, leading to a public war of words, and an attempt to rejoin, and was eventually replaced by Mike Mangini.

He's gone on to appear in several projects since the split, including Flying Colors, Metal Allegiance, and his band The Winery Dogs. But he says he'd be open to some sort of reconciliation in the future.

He tells Gigs And Festivals: " Jordan Rudess and John Petrucci, we've stayed in touch. I've never closed the door on doing something with them. It's not like I'm waiting for it - it's not like I'm planning it, it's not like it's in my career plan, but certainly if the invitation, or if the opportunity arose, I would surely welcome it.

"It's just because I don't hold grudges, and I like to have an open heart and always cherish the people in my life and in my past. That was 25 years of my life." Read more - here.

Classic Rock Magazine is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright Classic Rock Magazine- Excerpted here with permission.

Dream Theater Music, DVDs, Books and more

Dream Theater T-shirts and Posters

More Dream Theater News

Share this article

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

Related Stories

Dream Theater's Petrucci On Working With Mike Portnoy Again

Mike Portnoy Reflects On Media Coverage Of Dream Theater Exit

Mike Portnoy Discusses Exit From Dream Theater

Dream Theater Announce 2020 Distance Over Time Tour Dates

Dream Theater Go Animated For 'Barstool Warrior' Video

Dream Theater Announce North American Fall Tour

Sons Of Apollo Rock Dream Theater Classic

Dream Theater' Jordan Rudess' Wired For Madness Inspired New Book

Dream Theater's Jordan Rudess Recently Jammed With Mike Portnoy

Dream Theater's Jordan Rudess Streaming New Song