Legendary multi-Grammy award winning drummer, Mike Portnoy, released a drum cam video of his work in the studio behind the drums for Liquid Tension Experiment’s iconic track “The Passage of Time”. The video gives viewers an exclusive close up look at what goes into crafting such a complex and powerful heavy metal song.
Portnoy is seen in the video effortlessly switching between intricate beats and flashy fills. His precision and technical ability are on full display as he performs with effortless grace through the song’s many changes. Along with providing an entertaining visual experience, Portnoy also shares some insight into his thought process while playing drums in the studio. He talks about how to approach certain sections of the song differently than others and how to capture each moment musically while staying true to his personal style.