Tag Archives: Jordan Rudess

Dream Theater Announce New Record

Posted by on June 6, 2013

Roadrunner Records have announced that progressive metal stalwarts Dream Theater will be releasing their highly anticipated new record simply titled Dream Theater on September 24. This album will be the first in the band’s catalog to have an eponymous name and the second record released without founding member and former drummer Mike Portnoy. Portnoy left the […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Bands and Songs Featuring Keyboardists

Posted by on May 21, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. With yesterday’s passing of The Doors’ keyboardist Ray Manzarek, it got us thinking about the most maligned instrument in metal: the keyboard. While synths and keyboards aren’t the core part of a stereotypical “metal” band, there are definitely a decent […]

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Mike Portnoy Announces New Project, While Dream Theater Starts Recording

Posted by on January 3, 2011

Mike Portnoy may not have been welcomed back into Dream Theater and Avenged Sevenfold, but we knew he’d eventually find another project to sink his teeth into. It’s been revealed that Portnoy is working with Steve Morse (Deep Purple, Dixie Dregs), multi-instrumentalist Neal Morse (Transatlantic, Spock’s Beard), bassist Dave LaRue (Dixie Dregs) and vocalist Casey McPherson (Alpha Rev, Endochine) on a new as-yet-unnamed band. The […]

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Dream Theater Keyboardist To Take Part In Live Webcast Super Jam

Posted by on December 6, 2010

Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess will be joining drummer Marco Minnemann and guitarist Daniel Jakubovic for a special two hour jam on BandCrashers.com’s Musical Mind Meld webcast special.

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Dream Theater Keyboardist Releases Next-Generation Six-Directional Loop Generation Tool – I Mean iPhone App

Posted by on August 5, 2009

Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess has dived into the world of iPhone apps with his own sequencer, the JR Hexatone Pro. The press release is intent on jamming in as many adjectives and buzzwords as possible, and I just won’t deprive you the joy of interpreting jargon: JR Hexatone Pro is a next-generation 6-directional loop […]

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