It is on! Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci and the band’s former drummer Mike Portnoy have performed their first stay present collectively since Portnoy exited the band in 2010.
The onstage collaboration took place as Petrucci has simply launched his North American tour in assist of his Terminal Velocity solo album, and he is added bassist Dave LaRue to fill out his stay trio supporting the document.
Petrucci and Portnoy’s friendship continued in recent times, with the pair sharing a “Completely happy New 12 months’s” picture in 2018. In 2020, Portnoy expressed his need to work with Petrucci once more, Earlier this yr Portnoy caught Dream Theater stay in live performance for the primary time since his exit. He is additionally mended fences with the band’s singer James LaBrie and posed for images with the band’s members.
Portnoy ultimately did collaborate with Petrucci on the Terminal Velocity album, marking their first recordings collectively since Portnoy exited Dream Theater, and now they’re getting an opportunity to rock audiences on tour, identical to the outdated days. Fan shot footage from the opening evening (Oct. 5) of the tour taken at The Strand in Windfall, Rhode Island may be seen under.
The tour is booked via Nov. 17 in Toronto. Get your tickets right here.
John Petrucci, Mike Portnoy + Dave LaRue Carry out at The Strand in Windfall, R.I.
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