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Mike Portnoy Quits Adrenaline Mob

Posted by on June 4, 2013

Shortly after quitting Dream Theater (and after his time touring with Avenged Sevenfold came to an end), Mike Portnoy launched Adrenaline Mob with Symphony X singer Russell Allen and guitarist Mike Orlando. That fact alone is why it’s surprising to hear that the drummer is leaving the band. Portnoy confirmed his departure from Adrenaline Mob […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Potential Groups To Play Gigantour 2013

Posted by on April 22, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Last week, Dave Mustaine revealed that David Draiman’s Device will be playing Gigantour 2013. Shortly after, the group Death Division (featuring ex- Hellyeah/Nothingface bassist Jerry Montano and Morbid Angel/ex-Divine Heresy drummer Tim Yeung, and who just so happen to be […]

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Photos: Adrenaline Mob Plays Webster Hall’s Marlin Room In NYC, 3/13/13

Posted by on March 18, 2013

Last Tuesday, Adrenaline Mob released their EP of covers, Covertá. And the following night, the hard rock supergroup (featuring Mike Portnoy, Russell Allen, John Moyer and Mike Orlando…in case you didn’t know) came through New York City to play Webster Hall’s Marlin Room. The night gave fans a chance to see this powerhouse in a […]

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Symphony X’s Jason Rullo Recovering From Heart Failure

Posted by on March 4, 2013

Last week, Symphony X revealed that drummer Jason Rullo had been admitted to a hospital for heart failure. After spending a week in the hospital, Rullo was released and began his cardiac rehab program. While he’ll spend a minimum of 3-6 months under doctors’ care, Rullo is expected to make a full recovery. Rullo offered […]

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Anthrax Isn’t The Only Band Putting Out A Covers EP

Posted by on January 31, 2013

After the relative success of their debut album Omerta, supergroup Adrenaline Mob has announced a U.S. tour and a covers EP. The goofily-named EP, Coverta, will be released on March 12, the same day the tour starts. This will be the most extensively the band has toured since their album came out last year. And given […]

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Mike Portnoy: “I Was Interested In Exploring Things That Don’t Sound Like Dream Theater”

Posted by on March 28, 2012

As the most recognizable face of Dream Theater, Mike Portnoy was synonymous with the band for a quarter century. When he left, many wondered what he would do to pass the time. He quickly answered that by playing with Avenged Sevenfold for an album (Nightmare) and tour before leaving them as well. As to what […]

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Disturbed’s David Draiman Hints At Two “Major” Announcements

Posted by on March 16, 2012

Filming for the 10th season of VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show kicked off this past week. This season features appearances from Metallica’s Lars Ulrich, Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith, Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister, and many others. However, thanks to a little tweet, Disturbed’s David Draiman has us buzzing about his guest spot. Shortly after filming his interview […]

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Video: Disturbed’s John Moyer Performs First Show With Adrenaline Mob

Posted by on March 14, 2012

Last Monday night (March 12), Adrenaline Mob performed a record release party for their new album Omertá at the Hiro Ballroom in NYC. Not only did it mark the supergroup’s return to the venue where they made their live debut last Summer, but it also marked their first show with Disturbed bassist John Moyer. Fan filmed […]

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Symphony X / Adrenaline Mob’s Russell Allen: “I’m Making Music For Myself”

Posted by on March 13, 2012

This past weekend, Symphony X’s co-headlining North American tour with Iced Earth came to an end. However, things won’t be slowing down for singer Russell Allen anytime soon. That’s because his other group Adrenaline Mob, also featuring Mike Portnoy, John Moyer and Mike Orlando, have just released their debut full length Omertà. And like he has […]

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Adrenaline Mob Release Sample Of Duran Duran Cover Featuring Lzzy Hale

Posted by on February 28, 2012

There were a few surprises that occurred during Adrenaline Mob’s debut show in NYC last Summer. The most memorable one, though, was their cover of Duran Duran’s “Come Undone.” It took me and fellow fans in attendance a few seconds to realize what exactly we were hearing. But to say that Mike Portnoy and gang […]

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