Saturday, May 28, 2011

Mike Mangini, the new Dream Theater Drummer

After rejecting Mike Portnoy (News), Dream Theater provides the latest information through the official website at That DT recruit Mike Mangini, in place of Mike Portnoy, who had resigned some time ago. Mike Mangini who was born in April 18, 1963 in Newton, Massachusetts.

He was a teacher at Berklee College of Music in Boston and listed as five fastest drummer. He joined with Dream Theater after the departure of Mike Portnoy.Mike Mangini began playing drums when he was five years old. He can practice six to ten hours a day, when he was nine he was already mimicking Buddy Rich show.

After graduating from Waltham Senior High School in 1981, Mangini put aside his music studies to pursue a Computer Science major at Bentley College. After graduation Mike began programming software for the Patriot Missile program. At the same time, he worked on a program to study the relationship between the brain and the human body.

In 1987, Mangini scored one of the show's first 'high profile' playing drums for the Rick Berlin Band in Boston, where he worked with bassist Philip Bynoe. She also teaches private drum in Boston for this.

Although Mike Portnoy has requested to re-join with Dream Theater, but it seems like Dream Theater has chosen as their drummer Mike Mangini.

Let's see the surprises of Dream Theater and Mike Mangini.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Ozzy Osbourne, vocalist of heavy metal group Black Sabbath

John Michael Osbourne, better known as Ozzy Osbourne (born in Aston, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, December 3, 1948, age 62 years), is a British singer. He was the lead singer of heavy metal music group Black Sabbath's famous in the 1970s.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Alex Lifeson, guitarist for the rock band Rush

Alex Lifeson, is a Canadian musician, better known as guitarist of Canadian rock band Rush. In 1968, Lifeson founded the band that would become the embryo of the rock band Rush with a friend and original drummer John Rutsey. He has become an integral member of the band's three-piece since then. For the rock band Rush, Alex Lifeson plays electric and acoustic guitars and other stringed instruments such as mandola, mandolin, and bouzouki. He also as backing vocals in live performances, and occasionally plays keyboards and bass pedal synthesizer. During live performances, Lifeson, like other members of Rush, performing real-time trigger instrument samples, along with playing his guitar. Most of the work of Lifeson in music has been with Rush, although Lifeson has contributed to the body of work outside the band as well. Besides music, Lifeson is part owner of the Orbit Room Toronto restaurant, and is a licensed airplane pilot.

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