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Old 04-29-2011, 03:18 PM
Stitch Kaboodle Stitch Kaboodle is offline
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Default Re: Dream Theater's new drummer

Originally Posted by aydee View Post
I found that odd too.

On the one hand they are looking for a new drummer, a new family member, and on the other, they want the drummer who sounds like Portnoy the most.

Mangini happens to come closest to the requirement so far ( imo ) , but when they talked about Lanf & Vigril doing some interpretation, which I foolishly thought was a good thing, they made it sound like a negative.
Mangini is good enough to sound like all of the above. Every drummer so far has been capable of the music, no doubt about that. It's now down to silly things like style and image.
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