Mike Portnoy, the drummer for Dream Theater, Liquid Tension Experiment and recently the drummer for Avenged Sevenfold for their Nightmare Tour. He is a very technical drummer and my second favorite drummer of all time
Dream Theater is a progressive metal band formed in 1985 in Boston, Massachusetts by guitarist John Petrucci, bassist John Myung, and drummer Mike Portnoy. Since the band's conception, they have become one of the most influential post-1970s progressive rock bands as well as ranking as one of the early progenitors of the entire progressive metal genre.
Dream Theater: Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band formed in 1985 under the name Majesty by John Petrucci, John Myung, and Mike Portnoy while they attended Berklee College of Music in Massachusetts.