Teen prodigy band with Mike Portnoy's son Max on drums
Artist biography Max Portnoy
Max Portnoy born in New York, currently resides in Pennsylvania, where he takes part in his school’s jazz, marching, and concert bands. Max began playing the drums at age 5 but got serious about his drumming by age 8. He realized that drumming would be his career during the many years of going on tour with his idol and father, Mike Portnoy.
Max Portnoy loves playing metal, rock, prog, and jazz on the drums. Max's musical taste is diverse; his favorite bands are Slipknot, Metallica, and Lamb of God. He has always loved writing original music and playing it with his friends. His favorite movies are Sean of the Dead, Jurassic Park, and Land of the Lost. Gaming is a hobby, and his favorites are Left 4 Dead, Minecraft, and League of Legends. While drumming is Max Portnoy's #1 passion, he has a strong interest in filming.
Max Portnoy was accepted and plans to attend Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts and afterwards to attend a college for music and film, such as NYU or UCLA.