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Online games for kids - Mike Portnoy drum set -
Mike Portnoy is best known as the drummer and a co-founder of the progressive metal band Dream Theater.
He was born on April 20, 1967 in New York, started to play drums on his own and then he took music theory classes in high school.
During that time he began playing in local bands, released his first album and
earned a scholarship to attend Berklee Music College in Boston.
The biggest influences of Mike Portnoy are Rush drummer Neil Peart, Terry Bozzio, Vinnie Colaiuta, Simon Phillips, John Bonham and Keith Moon.
Here you can play the drum set that Mike Portnoy uses with the progressive rock band Transatlantic.
You can play the virtual drum set of Mike Portnoy by clicking on the keys corresponding to the drum set elements (snare drum, toms, cymbals and pedals).
Press "key settings" to see and modify the correspondence between the keys and the drum set elements.
Depending on the drums you choose, drum games sounds and drum set elements -and the related keys- are different - Menu
On the App Store is available the version of our virtual drums for iPad and iPhone. VirtualDrumming App is more
than a drum game, the sound mix is great, drumsticks follow your fingers in each movement, with finger taps or slides you can play
your grooves or create a playlist and play along to your favourite songs in a short while.
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