Archives for August 2014

A very REAL reminder why everybody are doing the ice bucket challenges‬

originally posted on the Mike Portnoy Facebook page:   A very REAL reminder why everybody are doing these ‪#‎IceBucketChallenges‬: @jasonelibecker is truly inspiring!   Jason Becker ALS Ice Water Challenge for Edward Van Halen, David Lee Roth and John Mayer #icebucketchallenge, #alsicebucketchallenge, #strikeoutals   John Mayer has already accepted the challenge: […]

Jones McGill DeCarlo: Help support their next album!

Percy Jones Scott McGill Ritchie DeCarlo “Jones McGill DeCarlo” Consisting of legendary Fretless Bassist Percy Jones (Brand X, Eno, Soft Machine), Guitarist Scott McGill (McGill Manring Stevens/The Hand Farm/finneus gauge) and Drummer/Synthesist/Producer Ritchie DeCarlo (Ritchie Kotzen), Jones McGill DeCarlo brings creativity, compositional prowess, headphones-worthy atmospherics, and insane chops to the fore in everything they do. […]

Tony MacAlpine | LoNero [October 15, 2014]

Tony MacAlpine is widely known as a guitar virtuoso who is just as skilled on the keys. Edge of Insanity, one of fourteen solo albums, is still considered in the top ten shred albums of all time. Aside from his solo work, Tony has also been part of several rock supergroups including Planet X with Derek Sherinian and Virgil Donati, PSMS, (Portnoy/Sheehan/MacAlpine/Sherinian) as well as the Grammy nominated CAB with bassist Bunny Brunel and drummer Dennis Chambers, and Ring of Fire with Steve Weingart, Mark Boals, Grammy winner Philip Bynoe, and Virgil Donati, and he also played guitar and keys for seven years in Steve Vai’s touring band. MacAlpine will perform all of his classic Maximum Security album on this tour.