Ahead of an upcoming Australian tour, drumming mastermind Mike Portnoy took some time out of his schedule to talk to Metal Wani about these once in a lifetime Shattered Fortress shows.
They also discuss Mike’s fondness for Australia, why it took a long time to return to Australia, the current status of his various other projects, upcoming Metal Allegiance and Flying Colors album, how he manages to meld with so many other artists in his collaborative projects and how the creative process for those projects works.
They also discuss Mike’s favourite mixed/produced studio album, and touch on his thoughts on AVENGED SEVENFOLD‘s new album “The Stage”.
Stream The Entire Interview Below:
Here are the tour dates:
Thursday 16th November – Auckland – The Studio
Saturday 18th November – Brisbane – The Tivoli
Monday 20th November – Perth – Astor Theatre
Wednesday 22nd November – Adelaide – The Gov
Friday 24th November – Sydney – Metro Theatre
Saturday 25th November – Melbourne – The Croxton
Tickets Via: http://metropolistouring.com/mikeportnoy