Who was the drummer for Dream Theater?

Mike Mangini
Dream Theater/Drummers

Dream Theater was formed in Massachusetts in 1985 when guitarist John Petrucci, bassist John Myung, and drummer Mike Portnoy decided to form a band while attending the Berklee College of Music.

What happened to dream Theatre drummer?

Portnoy, who co-founded DREAM THEATER 35 years ago, abruptly quit the band in September 2010 while on tour with AVENGED SEVENFOLD. He has since been replaced by Mike Mangini (ANNIHILATOR, EXTREME, JAMES LABRIE, STEVE VAI).

Who is the lead singer of Dream Theater?

James LaBrie
Dream Theater/Lead singers

Who is the bass player for Dream Theater?

John Myung
Dream Theater/Bassists
John Myung ’86 studied bass guitar at Berklee and is best known as the bassist for the wildly popular progressive metal band Dream Theater.

Why did Kevin Moore leave DT?

Moore started his music career in progressive metal band Dream Theater. He contributed music and lyrics to the band’s first three studio albums, but left the band during the mixing process of Awake to pursue his own musical interests.

Why did Dream Theater’s drummer quit?

What accelerated his need to leave Dream Theater was that they wanted him to commit to a particular schedule to be making more records. He explained that he had also realized that he needed to play with other bands because Portnoy had been with the same people for decades.

Who are the original members of Dream Theater?

Originally named Majesty by Berklee College of Music students John Petrucci, bassist John Myung, and drummer Mike Portnoy, the band soon expanded with the addition of keyboard player Kevin Moore and vocalist Chris Collins.

Why does Kevin Moore hate Dream Theater?

Kevin’s musical tastes have changed over the years, and he grew increasingly unhappy with the musical direction that the band had taken. He felt that the differences had become so great that he could not continue in the band.

Is Kevin Moore a doctor?

Moore earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Des Moines University in Iowa, and completed his psychiatry residency at Garnet Health Medical Center, Middletown, NY. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association.

When did James Labrie get tattoos?

IIRC, he got the small tattoo on his left arm around 2017, and now he’s back for more. The full sleeve is a bit too much, and I’m not a fan of big tattoos like that, but can’t deny it looks really cool.

Will Portnoy rejoin Dream Theater?

Now that John Petrucci announced that his former bandmate, Mike Portnoy, would be playing on every track of his upcoming solo album, the natural question to wonder is could we ever see Portnoy back in Dream Theater. Petrucci makes it clear the answer is no. “Mike Mangini has been in Dream Theater for 10 years now.