Tag Archives: Richie Kotzen

John Sykes Comments On Past Collaboration With Mike Portnoy, While Richie Kotzen Comments On Rumors

Posted by on January 30, 2012

By now, you know that Mike Portnoy and guitarist John Sykes are no longer working together on the project they first revealed this past Summer. While we’ve heard from the former Dream Theater drummer since, the former Thin Lizzy/ Whitesnake guitarist has kept quiet. In an update on his official website yesterday, though, Sykes finally […]

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Are Mike Portnoy And Billy Sheehan Working With Richie Kotzen?

Posted by on January 25, 2012

Yesterday, fans were disappointed when Mike Portnoy confirmed he was no longer working with former Whitesnake/ Thin Lizzy guitarist John Sykes. However, the former Dream Theater drummer also revealed that not only was the “secret” bassist none other than Mr. Big’s Billy Sheehan, but that the two had already started working with another singer/ guitarist. And […]

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We Repeat, Jason Becker’s Not Dead Yet!

Posted by on February 9, 2011

Virtuoso guitarist Jason Becker is best known for his work on David Lee Roth’s 1991 album A Little Ain’t Enough, as well as a series of shredding solo albums on Shrapnel Records. But shortly after joining Roth’s band and at the age of 20, he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, aka Lou Gehrig’s […]

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