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Old 11-28-2008, 02:45 AM
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Default Re: Mike Portney/Dream Theater

Originally Posted by LeeLovesSabian View Post
I honestly can't say.
Maybe someone who has a bit of a deeper voice.

It's weird, because I think that Portney and Petrucci have better voices than he does.
Well, at least in As I Am.
I can say this: Mike has stated he wanted to do music without keyboards for a while. I know he really digs "Train of thought" for it's hard hitting and dark sound. I am reading into that also that he might prefer vocals the same way.

I don't know if it was Rush, YES or ELP who started it, but it seems one of the staples of progressive rock is to have a high-pitched vocalist.

I always wondered what "tom sawyer" would sound like if Marylin Manson had sung it.
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