Liquid Drum Theater (DVD) (Featuring the Music of Liquid Tension Experiment and Dream Theater). By Mike Portnoy. For Drums. Instructional/Drum/DVD. Progressive Rock, Metal, Hard Rock and Instructional. Instructional video: DVD. Hudson Music #HDZLV01. Published by Hudson Music (HL.320305).
ISBN 063403829X. Progressive Rock, Metal, Hard Rock and Instructional. 5.3x7.5 inches.
This DVD documents Mike Portnoy's innovative drumming in the highly acclaimed fusion/progressive metal music of Dream Theater and Liquid Tension Experiment. Disc One features music from both CDs by Liquid Tension Experiment. Mike performs 8 songs/segments and breaks down parts from each, explaining how to develop a toolbox of fills and patterns to draw from. Featured throughout is exclusive footage of the making of the first LTE album, as well as rare live footage of the band. Disc Two focuses on the music of Dream Theater. Mike performs 11 songs/segments from the Falling into Infinity and Scenes from a Memory CDs and isolates the drum parts from each song. He discusses playing in odd-time signatures, developing double bass technique, soloing and much more. Includes exclusive live footage of Dream Theater from their 1998 World Tour. Special DVD Features: 2 bonus, live performances - one by Dream Theater and one by Liquid Tension Experiment! Over twenty minutes of new footage! Also, a full-length commentary by Mike, a camera switching option, a photo gallery, and more! DVD Running Time: 190 minutes.