John Myung (Dream Theater). When asked,"Why pick up the bass guitar and not another instrument?" His response was: "I think it's just in the way that you hear music. When I was growing up, and even now, the first thing that I hear is the bass. It doesn't matter who the artist is or what the song is – I hear that sound first."
Mike Portnoy - Liquid Drum Theater - 2 DVDs by Hal Leonard. $29.99. This DVD documents Mike Portnoy's innovative drumming in the highly acclaimed fusion/progressive metal music of Dream Theater and Liquid Tension Experiment. Disc One features music from both CDs by Liquid Tension Experiment. Mike performs 8 songs/segments and breaks down parts from each, explaining how to develop a "toolbox" of fills and patterns to draw from. Featured throughout is exclusive footage of the maki...
NAMM 2013: Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater) appearances: Thursday January 24th & Sunday January 27th, 11.00 AM, ILIO booth, #6724, Hall A Saturday January 26th, 11.00 AM, JZ Microphones booth, #6946, Hall A Friday January 25th & Saturday January 26th, ILIO booth, #6724, Hall A