This DVD documents Mike Portnoy's innovative drumming in the highly acclaimed fusion/progressive metal music of Dream Theater and Liquid TensionExperiment.
Disc One features music from both CDs by Liqu id Tension Experiment. Mike performs 8 songs/segments and breaks down parts from each, explaining how to develop a “toolbox” of fills and patterns to draw from. Featured throughout is exclusive footage ofthe making of the first LTE album, as well as rare live footage of the band.
Disc Two focuses on the music of Dream Theater. Mikeperforms 11 songs/segments from the Falling into Infinity and Scenes from a Memory CDs and isolates the drum parts from each song. He discusses playing in odd-time signatures, developing double bass technique, soloing and much more. Includes exclusive live footage of DreamTheater from their 1998 World Tour.
Special DVD Features: 2 bonus, live performances – one by Dream Theater and one by Liqu id Tension Experiment! Over twenty minutes of new footage! Also a full-length commentary by Mike • a camera switching option • a photogallery • and more! DVD Running Time: 190 minutes.