Dream Theater drummer, Mike Portnoy talks with Laestadea.com about what an honor it is to be considered one of the best progressive rock drummers of all time and how he feels like he was born with a natural talent and drive for drumming. He also discusses being into thrash, speed, and death metal and what it is like to tour for long periods of time, while all 5 of the members have wives and children back home.

Check out Parts 1, 2, and 3 of the video interview here.