Tag Archives: Mike Mangini

Metal Insider’s top 20 stories of 2013

Posted by on January 3, 2014

As we close the books on the first Friday of 2014, we thought it might be fun to take a look back at the biggest stories on Metal Insider that ran in 2013. Sure, some of them are closely related to each other, others are huge and exclusive stories, others are gossipy and others, well, […]

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New Dream Theater Song Available for Streaming

Posted by on August 5, 2013

Dream Theater has released “The Enemy Inside” for streaming through USAToday.com, which you can also hear through the SoundCloud widget below. It comes off of the band’s 12th studio album, and first self-titled album, that will be released on September 24 through Roadrunner Records, the fourth Dream Theater album from Roadrunner. Speaking about the self-titled album, […]

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Mike Mangini on new Dream Theater album: “I knew when to be quiet and when to offer something”

Posted by on July 31, 2013

It’s taken 12 albums for Dream Theater to release a self-titled album, but their forthcoming album lives up to all the connotations that come with naming an album after your band. It’s truly a new beginning, as it’s their first album with new drummer Mike Mangini fully involved with the creative process. The band themselves […]

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Dream Theater Release Track List, Artwork For New Album

Posted by on July 9, 2013

Prog-metal pioneers Dream Theater recently announced their twelfth studio album, which will be self titled. Today, they revealed the album art and track listing via record label Roadrunner. Their album art is usually pretty bare bones, but this is their simplest yet, featuring a chrome version of the Majesty Symbol over a black backdrop with […]

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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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Exclusive: Dream Theater’s John Petrucci Talks About Decision To Remain On Roadrunner; Win A Signed Film Cel

Posted by on December 7, 2012

Earlier this week, Dream Theater announced that they’d re-signed with Roadrunner Records. While they’ve had a successful run with the label over the last five years, recent staff shakeups at Roadrunner had the potential to make them look elsewhere. In an exclusive interview, guitarist John Petrucci discussed what  led them to stay with Roadrunner, how […]

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Dream Theater, Trivium Announce Dates For North American Tour

Posted by on August 1, 2011

It was revealed earlier this month that Dream Theater would be touring with special guests Trivium. Today, though, a handful of dates for the Fall trek have been announced. Though they’ve been playing the European circuit all Summer, this tour will mark Dream Theater’s first North American performances with new drummer Mike Mangini. The tour […]

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Video: Dream Theater Perform First Show With Mike Mangini

Posted by on July 5, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYWJw8BZGmU[/youtube] It’s the moment many Dream Theater fans have been waiting for since the band announced Mike Mangini would replace founding member Mike Portnoy on drums. Last night, while most Americans were celebrating a certain birthday, Mangini made his live debut with Dream Theater in Rome, Italy. Multiple videos taken of the performance have been […]

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New Dream Theater Song Hits The Web

Posted by on June 29, 2011

Since drummer Mike Portnoy left the group in September, Dream Theater fans have been dying to know two things: 1. Who would replace Portnoy? 2. What would Dream Theater sound like without one of their key members? Well back in April, after being teased by a three part web series chronicling the auditions, we learned […]

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Ex-Into Eternity Drummer Replaces Dream Theater’s Mike Mangini At Berklee College Of Music

Posted by on May 17, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHKTo9rXH0I[/youtube] Before becoming the new drummer of Dream Theater and in addition to holding the “fastest drummer” title, Mike Mangini taught at the Berklee College Of Music in Boston. But given how his new job will be seeing him constantly touring and recording, Mangini won’t have as much time to teach anymore. That’s why it’s […]

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