Category Archives: Mike Portnoy

Sons Of Apollo Live in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

  This band of great musicians consists of some big names like Mike Portnoy, Jeff Scott Soto, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, Billy Sheehan, & Derek Sherinian. You probably know most, if not, all of the musicians in this band. The first … Continue reading

Posted in 1960's, 1970's, 1980's, 1990's, 2000's, 2010's, Aerosmith, Billy Sheehan, Classic Rock, Derek Sherinian, Dream Theater, Hair Metal, Hard Music, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Jeff Scott Soto, Led Zeppelin, Metal, Mike Portnoy, Music, Music Review, New Music, Ozzy Osbourne, Pink Floyd, Progressive Metal, Progressive Music, Progressive Rock, Queen, Rainbow, Rock, Rock & Roll, Ron Thal, Sons Of Apollo, Symphonic Metal, Symphonic Progressive Rock, Uncategorized, Van Halen | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Neal Morse Band ~ The Great Adventure

  Let me start off by saying that Neal Morse is a creative genius. His musical skill, his vocal skill, his production skill are all at 100%. Add to that, the mixture of his band-mates, Mike Portnoy, Randy George, Eric … Continue reading

Posted in 2010's, Bill Hubauer, CD Reviews, Classic Rock, Concept Album, Eric Gillette, Mike Portnoy, Music, Music Review, Neal Morse, New Music, Pete Townshend, Progressive Rock, Randy George, Rock, Rock & Roll, Rock Opera, Soft Rock, Symphonic Progressive Rock, The Who, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An Evening With The Neal Morse Band

  Once again, I head over to the Keswick Theatre in Glenside Pa. This time to see the Neal Morse Band doing their brand new album in it’s entirety. The very beginning before Neal plays a note, he speaks to … Continue reading

Posted in 2010's, Bill Hubauer, Classic Rock, Concept Album, Concert review, Eric Gillette, Hard Rock, Mike Portnoy, Music, Music Review, Neal Morse, New Music, pop, Progressive Rock, Psychodelic Rock, Randy George, Rock, Rock & Roll, Rock Opera, Soft Rock, Symphonic Progressive Rock, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Best of 2018

  A little late, but I was trying to catch up on some last minute albums. So, in no particular order… Roger Daltrey – As Long As I Have You (The best Daltrey album I’ve heard in a long time). … Continue reading

Posted in 2010's, 3, Aeon Zen, Aisles, Anneke Van Giersbergan, Ayreon, Bill Hubauer, CD Reviews, Classic Rock, Classical Music, Cody Carpenter, Country Music, Country Rock, Darryl Way, Eliot Lewis, Enuff Z'nuff, Eric Gillette, Fernando Perdomo, Flav Martin, Flower Kings, Gin Blossoms, Hard Rock, Innerwish, Jerry Marotta, Kayak, Keith Emerson, Legacy Pilots, Magic Dance, Mark Tremonti, Martin Barre, Martin Turner, Math Rock, Matthews Southern Comfort, Mike Portnoy, Music, Music Review, Neal Morse, New Music, Pete Townshend, pop, Progressive Rock, Psychodelic Rock, RENAISSANCE, Riverside, Robert Berry, Rock, Rock & Roll, Roger Daltrey, Roger Joseph Manning Jr., Roine Stolt, RTFACT, singer songwriter, Soft Rock, Space Music, Spock's Beard, Static And Surrender, Styx, Symphonic Progressive Rock, The Sea Within, The Unity, The Walk-A-Bout, The Who, Tommy Shaw, Tony Kaye, Tremonti, Uncategorized, Uriah Heep, Vanilla Fudge, Various Artists, Wishbone Ash, World Music, Yuka & Chronoship | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Neal Morse ~ Life & Times

  This is an entirely different take on what Neal Morse usually does on his albums. This is sort of an acoustic album. There are no bombastic drums, no flowing keyboards, no wailing guitars. What you do get, are fantastic … Continue reading

Posted in 1970's, 1980's, Acoustic, CD Reviews, Folk, Mike Portnoy, Music, Music Review, Neal Morse, New Music, pop, Prog, Progressive Rock, Rock, Rock & Roll, Spock's Beard, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NEAL MORSE ~ The Similitude Of A Dream

  The new album from Neal Morse brings you some of the finest musicianship in prog along with christian lyrics. The good thing about Neal Morse, is even if you’re not a christian music lover, you’ll love this anyway. The … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Hubauer, CD Reviews, Eric Gillette, Mike Portnoy, Music, Music Review, Neal Morse, New Music, Prog, Progressive Rock, Randy George, Rock, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Winery Dogs ~ Dog Years 2013-2016

  What can I say about this band that I haven’t already said. They’re one of the great new bands of this decade. With the talents of MIKE PORTNOY , one of the best newer drummers out there, BILLY SHEEHAN, … Continue reading

Posted in Billy Sheehan, CD Reviews, Concert review, DVD review, Hard Rock, Mike Portnoy, Music, Music Review, New Music, Progressive Rock, Richie Kotzen, Rock, Uncategorized, Winery Dogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment