THE WINERY DOGS - Drummer MIKE PORTNOY: "It's So Refreshing"
July 18, 2013, 2 years ago
THE WINERY DOGS, consisting of drummer MIKE PORTNOY (ex-DREAM THEATER), bassist BILLY SHEEHAN (MR. BIG), and guitarist / vocalist RICHIE KOTZEN (ex-POISON) will release their self-titled debut album on July 23rd.
In the video below, drummer Portnoy admits, "This is the first time I've been in an all original band that's just a rock band, in the vein of LED ZEPPELIN or VAN HALEN. For me it's so refreshing to just play straight ahead music."
The Winery Dogs' live itinerary for 2013 is as follows:
July24 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Teatro Rival
26 - São Paulo, Brazil - Carioca Club
27 - Belo Horizonte, Brazil - Music Hall
28 - Porto Alegre, Brazil - Opinião
30 - Santiago, Chile - Teatro Nescafe Del Arte
August1 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Teatro Flores
3 - New York, NY - B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
4 - Lancaster, PA - Chameleon
7 - Newton, NJ - Newton Theater
8 - Chicago, IL - Reggie's
September5 - London, England - Islington 02 Academy
6 - Zoetermeer, Holland - Boerderij
7 - Saarbruken, Germany - Garage
9 - Aschaffenburg, Germany - Colos-Saal
10 - Hamburg, Germany - Knust
11 - Berlin, Germany - Lido
13 - Munich, Germany - Theaterfabrik
14 - Cologne, Germany - Gloria
15 - Paris, France - La Maroquinerie
17 - Prattein, Switzerland - Z7
18 - Milan, Italy - Live Club
19 - Karlsrue, Germany - Substage
21 - Barcelona, Spain - Apolo
22 - Madrid, Spain - Joy Eslava
23 - Lisbon, Portugal - Paradise Garage
October3 - Agoura Hills CA - The Canyon
4 - Las Vegas, NV - Vamp'd
5 - San Diego, CA - Ramona Mainstage
6 - San Juan Capistrano, CA - The Coach House
The Winery Dogs features the following 13 songs:
'We Are One'
'I'm No Angel'
'The Other Side'
'You Saved Me'
'One More Time'
'Six Feet Deeper'