The Winery Dogs

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The Winery Dogs
Origin Los Angeles, CA, United States
Genres Hard rock, blues rock
Years active 2012 (2012)–present
Labels WHD, Loud & Proud
Associated acts Mr. Big, Poison, Adrenaline Mob, Dream Theater
Members Richie Kotzen
Mike Portnoy
Billy Sheehan

The Winery Dogs is an American rock supergroup formed in Los Angeles, CA in 2012 by Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan and Richie Kotzen.

Background[edit]

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, as well as newer artists such as Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Black Crowes and Lenny Kravitz.[1]

The band's self-titled debut album was released in Japan on May 5, 2013 through Victor subsidiary WHD Entertainment, with a worldwide release following on July 23, 2013 through Loud & Proud Records. [2]

Band members[edit]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title JPN
[3]
USA
[4]
CAN
[5]
FIN
[6]
Additional North American
Chart Positions [7]
2013 The Winery Dogs 18 27 115 39
  • #3 – Top Alternative Albums
  • #4 – Top Independent Albums
  • #4 – Tastemakers
  • #5 – Top Rock Albums
  • #8 – Top Internet Albums
  • #30 – Canada Top Internet Albums

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Winery Dogs - 'Elevate' video released". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved April 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ Joe Bosso. "Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan and Richie Kotzen talk The Winery Dogs CD track-by-track". Music Radar. Retrieved July 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ Oricon Japanese Charts Oricon. Accessed August 11, 2013.
  4. ^ Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles Bravewords. Accessed August 11, 2013.
  5. ^ Loud And Proud Records. Accessed August 11, 2013.
  6. ^ Finnish Music Charts. Accessed August 11, 2013.
  7. ^ Loud And Proud Records. Accessed August 11, 2013.

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