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Supergroup Flying Colors Releases Second Album
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Supergroup Flying Colors Releases Second Album

Wow. Flying Colors kicks into the second song of its second album, , with a big ol’ blast of bass, courtesy of Dave LaRue. Just check out “Mask Machine” in the video we featured yesterday. Flying Colors is the creation of former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, LaRue and guitarist Steve Morse (both known for their work in the Dixie...

Flying Colors: Mask Machine
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Flying Colors: Mask Machine

The supergroup known as Flying Colors has released their second album, Second Nature. One thing we love about it is the second song on the album, because it kicks off with some gnarly bass by Dave LaRue. What else needs to be said?

Flying Colors: “Odyssey”, Live
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Flying Colors: “Odyssey”, Live

Dave LaRue sure deserves more appreciation, including from us. Here’s a great live performance of Flying Colors in Europe, performing the tune “Odyssey”. LaRue’s soloing is epic.

Flying Colors Announce Live Album and DVD
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Flying Colors Announce Live Album and DVD

Prog rock supergroup Flying Colors is gearing up to release a new live album and accompanying DVD of their performance from Tilburg, Netherlands on September 20th, 2012. Flying Colors – Live In Europe captures the band at the toward the end of their fall European tour and just months after their debut album was released. Anchored by bassist Dave LaRue,...

Flying Colors Announce European Tour
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Flying Colors Announce European Tour

Prog rock supergroup Flying Colors is gearing up for a European tour this fall, in support of the band’s debut album, released in March. Formed by ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, Flying Colors is anchored by bassist Dave LaRue, and features Neal Morse on keys and vocals, Casey McPherson on lead vocals and guitar, and Steve Morse on lead guitar....

Flying Colors Release Debut Album
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Flying Colors Release Debut Album

Drummer Michael Portnoy is making the most of his time since leaving Dream Theater in late 2010. Portnoy, who recently released an album and announced a tour with Adrenaline Mob has another album out, the solo debut by rock supergroup Flying Colors. Flying Colors is the combo of Portnoy teaming up with bassist Dave LaRue, guitarist Steve Morse, vocalist Casey...

Mike Portnoy’s New Band Announces Debut Album, Featuring Dave LaRue
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Mike Portnoy’s New Band Announces Debut Album, Featuring Dave LaRue

Flying Colors, a new band consisting of ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, Dixie Dregs bassist Dave LaRue, guitarist Steve Morse, keyboardist Neal Morse and vocalist Casey McPherson, have announced details of their self-titled debut album, set for a March 27th, 2012 release. The band utilizes elements from each member’s experience and background, according to Portnoy. “This album has bits and...

Steve Morse Band: Sleaze Factor Live with Dave LaRue
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Steve Morse Band: Sleaze Factor Live with Dave LaRue

Recorded live in Baden-Baden, Germany in 1990, here’s the Steve Morse band with Dave LaRue performing “Sleaze Factor”. LaRue takes some nice solo breaks during this tune.

Dave LaRue Joins New Supergroup Featuring Mike Portnoy
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Dave LaRue Joins New Supergroup Featuring Mike Portnoy

Dixie Dregs bassist Dave LaRue is now part of a new unnamed supergroup along with ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, guitarist Steve Morse, Neal Morse, and vocalist Casey McPherson. The group announced that they have just entered the studio to begin work on their debut release. “I think we are almost done with the writing/arranging process of the first song,”...

Dixie Dregs with Dave LaRue: Assembly Line
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Dixie Dregs with Dave LaRue: Assembly Line

Check out the bass on this one! The Dixie Dregs, featuring bassist Dave LaRue, who joined the band in 1988. The tune is “Assembly Line”.