Originally Posted by Pollyanna
My impression was that one little mess up and - bang! - you're out. Someone else nailed it. You could see it in the guitarist's reaction when they'd explain themselves after a mistake ... kind of yeah yeah sure. You really don't want someone saying yeah yeah sure to you in an audition.
I know what you're saying, but I suppose again the short footage was quite misleading in that
aspect, too. It gives you the impression that every drummer went in, had a chance for 5 min,
and if they messed up somewhere they earned a "yeah yeah sure" look from John Petrucci.
But I think in 3-4 hours DT really got a good impression of the hows and whats and whys of
Anyway, congratulations to Mike Mangini!! And also congratulations to Virgil, Thomas, Marco,
Derek, Peter and Aquiles for all doing an awesome job and obviously being very capable,
of making the gig as well.