Wilson/Akerfeldt Collaborating
2010-06-01 by JizzInMyPants | 76 Comments

Steve Wilson stated in an interview that Mikael Akerfeldt from Opeth and himself have written fifteen minutes of music for a collaboration sideproject, including Mike Portnoy from Dream Theater.

http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=140507

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JizzInMyPants
June 1st 2010

2369 Comments


whats that sound? oh its the sound of thousands of prog heads in the world unzipping their pants.

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
June 1st 2010

28466 Comments


headlines are typically written in the present tense...


also don't you mean Mike Portnoy from Avenged Sevenfold?


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TheSpirit
June 1st 2010

17735 Comments


a whole fifteen minutes...of progressive solos

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Jim
June 1st 2010

5110 Comments


this would have got my dick hard a couple of years ago, but i've practically lost interest in all three artists now.

Fugue
June 1st 2010

7352 Comments


also don't you mean Mike Portnoy from Avenged Sevenfold?


Whu???

laterenima
June 1st 2010

221 Comments


wow

Emim
June 1st 2010

26618 Comments


Sounds cool. Hope it is.

Nikkolae
June 1st 2010

4838 Comments


as far as i knew portnoy only helped fill in for the rev on A7X's new album but he's no official member

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eternium
June 1st 2010

16337 Comments


Might be interesting. Might just be another Damnation.

bloc
June 1st 2010

34780 Comments


The streets will flood with milk

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eternium
June 1st 2010

16337 Comments


PAINT THE STREETS IN WHITEEE.

lol, sorry.

JAV
June 1st 2010

1934 Comments


He's supposed to be touring with A7x.

a5thdiad
June 1st 2010

123 Comments


maybe he can get ol' mikey in with Ax7?

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
June 1st 2010

16135 Comments


Can this be anything but awesome?

Greggers
June 1st 2010

2375 Comments


*jizz*

Klekticist
June 1st 2010

1259 Comments


oh wow. those are big names. wouldn't be surprised if music is prog-cum-fest though.

GenNarain
June 1st 2010

781 Comments


Oh god...my pants...

Grog50
June 1st 2010

81 Comments


OH GOD....ITS EVERYWHERE...

vanderb0b
June 1st 2010

3473 Comments


Oh my, it's all over the sealing and the walls. I'll never be able to get it out of the carpet, that's for sure.

BadgerOverdose
June 1st 2010

43 Comments


I'm gonna have a boner for about three weeks now.

ShadowRemains
June 1st 2010

20539 Comments


I laughed at some of the comments on the blabbermouth thread underneath...

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Athom
Staff Reviewer
June 1st 2010

17204 Comments


gonna suck

Scoot
June 1st 2010

17733 Comments


nah it won't

AnotherBrick
June 1st 2010

9770 Comments


gonna be amazing. all 3 musicians fucking rule

Motiv3
June 1st 2010

8923 Comments


This could potentially be incredible...but also could fall flat on its face. But overall, im stoked.

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Ire
June 1st 2010

41754 Comments


gunna rule

jizz

Obfuscation24
June 1st 2010

3939 Comments


Tissue sales will sharply increase after all the prog fans see this hahah

Mordecai.
June 1st 2010

8277 Comments


eeeh i dunno, Portnoy is such i douche at music and Wilson has become quite boring as of late

VicariousIntent
June 1st 2010

1593 Comments


I am fully erect.

Relinquished
June 1st 2010

24929 Comments


might be ok idk

beans
June 1st 2010

2332 Comments


wow
good news, have to say im stoked to see what it sounds like

fr33convict
June 1st 2010

11687 Comments


15 minutes? So they haven't even finshed a song yet?

MrButterfingers
June 1st 2010

80 Comments


FOOOOOOOK

qwe3
June 1st 2010

21355 Comments


this is gonna suck hard

bloc
June 1st 2010

34780 Comments


I hope so

ShadowRemains
June 1st 2010

20539 Comments


just another reason to rag on portnoy

Poet
June 1st 2010

5922 Comments


probably going to sound just like an opeth song

Mordecai.
June 1st 2010

8277 Comments


better that than a Dream Theater song

Blakout
June 1st 2010

48 Comments


Gonna be Damnation 2: Portnoy Boogaloo.

Death Whispered a Wicked Drum Solo I'M FUCKING METAL HUAAGHH

Nikkolae
June 1st 2010

4838 Comments


roflmao

EBTCardMania
June 1st 2010

512 Comments


this would have got my dick hard a couple of years ago, but i've practically lost interest in all three artists now.


This.

fr33convict
June 1st 2010

11687 Comments


better that than a Dream Theater song

123

WARisalliknow91
June 2nd 2010

493 Comments


sounds interesting

AgentZero
June 2nd 2010

322 Comments


"15 minutes? So they haven't even finshed a song yet?"

^This fo sho!



ShadowRemains
June 2nd 2010

20539 Comments


i've never really liked Dream Theater at all

InFiction
June 2nd 2010

3651 Comments


*Insert ejaculation joke here*

TheyTookOurJobs
June 2nd 2010

1318 Comments


Wow. This will be amazing

FadeToBlack
June 2nd 2010

10914 Comments


why does fartnoy have to stink it up

Wizard
June 2nd 2010

19343 Comments


Excited and jizzing.

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Ire
June 2nd 2010

41754 Comments


^that's muh wizard.

Tzibo
June 2nd 2010

40 Comments


So, should I say "this sux cos i dont like prog its not trendy" or "awesome this will be the best cd ever"? In Sputnik, there is no golden mean. Well, but since it's cool not to like prog guys who've got at least some fame... No, heck. Color me interested. All of them are great musicians even though Portnoy can't really sing. :D This could be something very cool, though I prefer Gavin Harrison over Portnoy...

Not actually waiting eagerly, more like looking forward to. :O

qwe3
June 2nd 2010

21355 Comments


im gonna listen to it because akerfeldt but its prob gonna suck : (

dannyboy898
June 2nd 2010

11 Comments


Really looking forward to this aswell... even though I don't listen to Dream Theater so much anymore, Portnoy is undoubtedly a great drummer ( but yeah I agree...don't let him sing...). As for Wilson and Akerfeldt, well Porcupine Tree and Opeth are my top 2 bands so I'm quite eager to hear this... trying not to get my hopes up too high though...

Apollo
June 2nd 2010

10298 Comments


that is an epic line up right there

buckfutter
June 2nd 2010

2164 Comments


^Are you sure? I mean, by your accounts, is Opeth even music?

Apollo
June 2nd 2010

10298 Comments


^ they are the first band on my list. Dude wtf is your problem? I backed off in the other thread and fine I was wrong about AIC. Stop being a fucking douchebag.

buckfutter
June 2nd 2010

2164 Comments


Lol, calm down. It was just a joke. Don't get all butthurt over a joke.
Plus, didn't you call me fucking retarded earlier?

Apollo
June 2nd 2010

10298 Comments


did I? I donno I was bored on my lunch at work. Sorry man. Your list was actually really good

opethfan88
June 2nd 2010

31 Comments


prog-gasm!

Hoppoman
June 2nd 2010

634 Comments


All i can say is..... Gee wizz!!!!!!1!!!!!11!!!1ONE!!!!!ELEVEN!!!!

JesusV4
June 19th 2010

391 Comments


Add Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and I'll be more than interested.

bloc
June 20th 2010

34780 Comments


Add Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and I'll be more than interested.

That would make this even more annoying than it already is.

Yazz_Flute
June 20th 2010

18770 Comments


They've basically been doing this for the past 10 years.

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JesusV4
June 22nd 2010

391 Comments


LOL, ftw ^

JesusV4
June 22nd 2010

391 Comments


@bloc: c'mon, you gotta admit that Steven Wilson w Mikhail Akerfeldt, PLUS Omar would be pretty interesting, even if it were crap! I'm actually not a fan of Opeth, Porcupine Tree, or Dream Theater, (they all have their moments) but still, this piques my interest.

Ire
June 22nd 2010

41754 Comments


Add Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and I'll be more than interested.

That would make this even more annoying than it already is.



lol bloc

bloc
June 22nd 2010

34780 Comments


Is funny?

TRMshadow
June 22nd 2010

4982 Comments


Collaboration Sounds Very interesting, but it's what I was already expecting when Akerfeldt said he was doing some "solo" stuff

KP23
September 6th 2010

10 Comments


I'm sure there were whispers of this about 10 years ago. About time they did something!

AndManyMore
December 4th 2010

576 Comments


maybe a little to late. but i jizzed.

progbabe88
March 21st 2011

4 Comments


Wilson? Genius. Akerfeldt? Metal god. And Portnoy just doesn't seem to fit in those pictures. [Portnoy] is fantastic, don't get me wrong, but don't put him in with Wilson and Akerfeldt. Their collaborations are bigger than Portnoy will ever be.

Masochist
March 21st 2011

8012 Comments


Three good members of three awesome bands collaborating does NOT an awesome project make. Supergroups fall flat more often than not...so I'll have to see where this goes (when it gets completed in 2032, that is).

Also, who the fuck is going to play bass?

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Wolfhorde
March 21st 2011

13011 Comments


This is either gonna be pretty damn good or horribly bad.

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
March 21st 2011

16135 Comments


Forgot about this. Will rule if it ever comes out.

MO
March 21st 2011

18522 Comments


not expecting anything to great from this, wait and see

Destructerator
October 3rd 2011

853 Comments


Don't they already collaborate on practically everything?



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