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Photo of Mike Portnoy's Shattered Fortress: Koko, London

For fans that yearn for founding member Mike Portnoy to return to Dream Theater and the long-held desire of the lauded drummer to revisit particular songs with deep personal resonance, the seven-year itch has now been well and truly scratched. Mike Portnoy’s Shattered Fortress Words: Andy Rawll, Pictures: Eric Duvet …
Photo of the Rock supergroup BPMD

BPMD, the supergroup of Heavy Metal icons featuring Bobby Blitz, Mike Portnoy, Mark Menghi and Phil Demmel, have announced their album ‘American Made’ will be released 12 June 2020. ‘American Made’ will be released by Napalm Records, with whom the quartet have recently signed a worldwide contract. BPMD first came …

Road, or rather sea-tested, in February on the Cruise To The Edge festival, ‘Shattered Fortress’ is Mike Portnoy’s transatlantic band assembled from members of Haken in the UK and the Neal Morse Band in the US. The headline intent of the band is to perform a suite of songs for …