Modern Drummer has released another video dedicated to their 2023 Hall-of-Fame inductee Alex Van Halen! Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy is the latest to pay tribute to Alex and get behind his kit to break down some of Alex’s best Van Halen tracks.
From Modern Drummer:
In the third episode of “Live from IronShore Studios: A Tribute to Alex Van Halen,” Mike Portnoy joins Modern Drummer to share his passion for Van Halen’s music and discuss his how Alex Van Halen shaped him to be the drummer he is today. After the interview, Mike takes to Alex’s drum set, delivering a dynamic performance of several iconic Van Halen tracks. He also deconstructs some of his favorite Alex Van Halen drum grooves!