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Mike Portnoy

Mike Portnoy

Real/full name:
Michael Stephen Portnoy
Age:
47 (born Apr 20th, 1967)
Place of origin:
United States (Long Beach, New York)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Mike Portnoy was one of the founding members of Dream Theater and was a prominent in the band's songwriting and overall management until his departure in 2010. He had wanted to put the band on hold for a period of time, but the other four members disagreed and decided to carry on without him.

Trivia

Bands he also plays/played with:
- Hammer of the Gods (Led Zeppelin tribute)
- Neal Morse
- Cygnus and the Sea Monsters (Rush tribute)
- Avenged Sevenfold (session drums on their 2010 album "Nightmare")

Married to Marlene Apuzzo.

Joined Bigelf for their autumn 2014 tour. Their guitarist for that tour was John Wesley.

Flying Colors

Drums, Percussion, Vocals (2011-present)

John Arch

Drums (2003-?)

2003 Relentless (Single) Drums
2003 A Twist of Fate (EP) Drums

Liquid Tension Experiment

Drums

1998 Liquid Tension Experiment Drums
1999 Liquid Tension Experiment 2 Drums, Percussion
2009 Liquid Tension Experiment Live 2008 (Live album) Drums
2009 Live in NYC (Live album) Drums
2009 Live in LA (Live album) Drums
2009 Live in NYC (Video) Drums, Percussions
2009 Live in LA (Video) Drums

S.A. Adams

Drums

2010 Unearthed Drums

The Winery Dogs

Drums, Vocals (backing) (2012-present)

Transatlantic

Drums, Vocals

2000 SMPTe Drums, Vocals
2001 Bridge Across Europe Tour 2001 (Live album) Drums, Vocals
2001 Live in America (Video) Drums, Vocals
2001 Live in America (Live album) Drums, Vocals
2001 Bridge Across Forever Drums, Vocals
2003 Live in Europe (Live album) Drums, Vocals
2003 Live in Europe (Video) Drums, Vocals
2009 The Whirlwind Drums, Vocals
2010 Whirld Tour 2010: Live in London (Live album) Drums, Vocals
2010 Whirld Tour 2010: Live in London (Video) Drums, Vocals
2011 The Official Bootleg DVD (Video) Drums, Vocals
2014 Kaleidoscope Drums, Vocals
(show all)

Yellow Matter Custard

Drums (2011-present)

Adrenaline Mob

Drums (2011-2013)

2011 Adrenaline Mob (EP) Drums
2012 Undaunted (Single) Drums
2012 Omertá Drums
2013 Covertá (EP) Drums

Amazing Journey

Drums

Cygnus and the Sea Monsters

Drums

Dream Theater

Drums, Vocals (additional) (1986-2010)

1989 Status Seeker (Single) Drums
1989 When Dream and Day Unite Drums
1991 The ATCO Demos (Demo) Drums, Vocals
1992 Another Day (Single) Drums
1992 Images and Words Lyrics (tracks 3), Drums, Percussion
1992 Pull Me Under (Single) Drums, Vocals
1993 Live (Single) Drums, Vocals
1993 Images and Words: Live in Tokyo (Video) Drums
1993 Live at the Marquee (Live album) Drums, Vocals (additional)
1994 The Silent Man (Single) Drums
1994 Awake Drums
1994 Lie (Single) Drums
1995 Tears (Single) Drums, Vocals (additional)
1995 A Change of Seasons (EP) Vocals (additional), Drums
1997 Hollow Years (Single) Drums
1997 Falling into Infinity Drums
1998 Touring into Infinity and Beyond (Single) Drums, Vocals
1998 Live Bonus Tracks (Single) Drums, Vocals
1998 Once in a LIVEtime (Live album) Drums
1999 Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory Drums
2000 Through Her Eyes (Single) Drums
2001 Metropolis 2000: Scenes from New York (Video) Drums, Vocals (backing)
2001 Live Scenes from New York (Live album) Drums, Vocals (additional)
2002 Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence Drums, Vocals (additional)
2003 Los Angeles, California 5/18/98 (Live album) Vocals, Drums
2003 Train of Thought Drums
2003 Graspop Festival 2002 (Live album) Drums, Vocals (additional)
2004 Master of Puppets (Live album) Drums, Vocals (additional)
2004 Tokyo, Japan 10/28/95 (Live album) Drums, Vocals (additional)
2004 Image and Words : Live in Tokyo / 5 Years in a Livetime (Video) Drums, Vocals (additional)
2004 Live at Budokan (Video) Drums, Vocals
2004 Live at Budokan (Live album) Drums
2005 A Walk Beside the Band (Video) Drums, Vocals
2005 When Dream and Day Reunite (Live album) Drums, Vocals (additional)
2005 The Number of the Beast (Live album) Drums, Vocals (additional)
2005 When Dream and Day Reunite (Video) Drums, Vocals (backing)
2005 Octavarium Drums, Vocals
2006 Romavarium (Fan Club DVD 2006) (Video) Drums, Vocals
2006 Old Bridge, New Jersey 12/14/96 (Live album) Drums, Vocals (backing)
2006 Dark Side of the Moon (Live album) Drums, Vocals (additional)
2006 Dark Side of the Moon (Video) Drums
2006 Score (Live album) Drums, Vocals (backing)
2006 Score (Video) Drums, Vocals
2007 Forsaken (Single) Drums, Vocals
2007 Forsaken / Set the World on Fire (Split) Drums, Vocals (additional)
2007 Systematic Chaos Vocals, Drums
2007 Made in Japan (Live album) Drums
2007 New York City 3/4/93 (Live album) Drums
2007 Bucharest, Romania 7/4/02 (Video) Drums, Vocals
2008 The Ministry of Lost Souls (Live) (Single) Drums, Vocals
2008 Greatest Hit (...and 5 Other Pretty Cool Videos) (Video) Drums, Vocals
2008 Forsaken EP (EP) Drums, Vocals
2008 Chaos in Motion 2007 - 2008 (Video) Drums, Vocals
2009 Stargazer (Single) Drums
2009 Tenement Funster / Flick of the Wrist / Lily of the Valley (Single) Drums, Vocals
2009 Odyssey (Single) Drums
2009 Take Your Fingers from My Hair (Single) Drums, Vocals
2009 Larks' Tongues in Aspic Part II (Single) Drums, Vocals
2009 Black Clouds & Silver Linings Drums, Vocals (additional)
2009 Uncovered 2003-2005 (Live album) Drums, Percussion, Vocals (backing)
2009 Santiago, Chile 12/6/05 (Video) Drums, Vocals
2009 Progressive Nation 2008 (Live album) Drums, Vocals (additional)
2009 Wither (Single) Drums, Vocals
2009 Wither (EP) Drums
2010 Raw Dog (Single) Drums
(show all)

Fates Warning

2005 Live in Athens (Video) Drums

Hammer of the Gods

Drums

Inner Sanctum

Drums

1986 12 A.M. Drums

Liquid Trio Experiment

Drums

2007 Spontaneous Combustion Drums
2009 When the Keyboard Breaks: Live in Chicago (Live album) Drums, Bass (Track 8)

Majesty

Drums (1985-1986)

1986 Majesty (Demo) Drums

OSI

Drums (2002-2008)

2003 Office of Strategic Influence Drums
2006 Free Drums
2006 Re: Free (EP) Drums

Avenged Sevenfold

Drums (2011)

Bigelf

Drums (2014-present)

Fates Warning

Drums (2005, 2012)

John Petrucci

Drums (on G3 tour)

Overkill

Drums (2004)

Stone Sour

Drums (2011)

Fates Warning

2005 Live in Athens (Video) Drums (DVD)

Fozzy

2003 Unleashed, Uncensored, Unknown (Video) Unknown

Haken

2014 Restoration (EP) Gong on "Crystallised"

Pain of Salvation

2006 Fan Club CD 2006 (Live album) Drums on "Ashes"

Adrenaline Mob

2012 Omertá Producer

Dream Theater

1998 Live Bonus Tracks (Single) Mixing
1998 Fan Club Christmas CD 1998 (Compilation) Mixing
1999 Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory Producer
1999 Cleaning Out the Closet (Christmas CD 1999) (Compilation) Producer, Recording
2000 Through Her Eyes (Single) Lyrics
2001 Metropolis 2000: Scenes from New York (Video) Director
2001 Live Scenes from New York (Live album) Producer
2002 Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence Co-producer
2003 Los Angeles, California 5/18/98 (Live album) Producer
2003 The Making of Scenes from a Memory (Compilation) Producer
2003 The Majesty Demos 1985-1986 (Compilation) Producer
2003 As I Am (Single) Producer
2003 Train of Thought Producer
2004 Tokyo, Japan 10/28/95 (Live album) Producer
2004 Master of Puppets (Live album) Producer
2004 When Dream and Day Unite Demos 1987-1989 (Compilation) Producer
2004 Live at Budokan (Video) Producer, Creative Director
2004 Live at Budokan (Live album) Producer
2004 A Sort of Homecoming (Fan Club CD 2004) (Compilation) Producer
2005 The Number of the Beast (Live album) Producer
2005 When Dream and Day Reunite (Live album) Producer
2005 When Dream and Day Reunite (Video) Producer
2005 Images and Words Demos 1989-1991 (Compilation) Producer
2005 Octavarium Producer
2006 Old Bridge, New Jersey 12/14/96 (Live album) Producer
2006 Awake Demos 1994 (Compilation) Recording
2006 Dark Side of the Moon (Live album) Producer
2006 Score (Live album) Producer
2006 Score (Video) Director
2007 Forsaken (Single) Producer
2007 Systematic Chaos Producer
2007 Bucharest, Romania 7/4/02 (Video) Producer
2007 Falling into Infinity Demos (Compilation) Producer
2008 Greatest Hit (...and 21 Other Pretty Cool Songs) (Compilation) Producer
2008 Chaos in Motion 2007 - 2008 (Video) Producer
2009 A Rite of Passage (Single) Producer
2009 Black Clouds & Silver Linings Co-producer
2009 Uncovered 2003-2005 (Live album) Producer
2009 Santiago, Chile 12/6/05 (Video) Producer
2009 Train of Thought Instrumental Demos 2003 (Compilation) Producer, Liner notes
2009 The Making of Falling into Infinity (Compilation) Producer
2009 Wither (Single) Producer
2009 Wither (EP) Producer
2011 Original Album Series (Boxed set) Producer
(show all)

Meanstreak

1992 The Dark Gift (Demo) Executive producer

Transatlantic

2000 SMPTe Producer
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