Twenty years since the release of their debut album, When Dream And Day Unite, American prog metallers Dream Theater have survived through the good times and the bad. With the release of their tenth studio album, Black Clouds & Silver Linings set for late June, drummer Mike Portnoy is coming towards the end of a whirlwind press tour which has taken in Germany, Holland, Italy and France. Blistering.com caught up with “The Port” by phone in London just as he’s “sitting in my hotel room where I can rest for a couple of minutes” after a long day of radio and face to face interviews. It’s a big change from a few years ago when Dream Theater were signed to Atlantic and pretty much had to get by on their existing fans.

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