The Winery Dogs is an American rock supergroup formed in Brooklyn NY in 2012 by Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan and Richie Kotzen.
When asked about the band's main influences, Mike Portnoy commented that they are working towards a classic rock sound, influenced by Led Zeppelin, Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Grand Funk Railroad, slightly by Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Black Crowes and Lenny Kravitz.
The band's self-titled debut album was released in Japan on May 5 through Victor subsidiary WHD Entertainment, with a worldwide release following on July 23 through Loud & Proud Records.
- Richie Kotzen – lead vocals, guitar, keyboards (2012–present)
- Mike Portnoy – drums, backing vocals (2012–present)
- Billy Sheehan – bass, backing vocals (2012–present)
- Official website
- The Winery Dogs on Facebook
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