Dream Theater drummer Mike Mangini was interviewed by Artisan News Service in October 2011, right around the time he was announced as the replacement for Mike Portnoy, but the full video has never been seen until now. Check it out above - Mike talks about preparing for the audition, quitting his job as a drum teacher at Berklee College of Music in Boston, how teaching makes him a better player, and much more.


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