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The Storied Career of BILLY SHEEHAN from The Winery Dogs

When it comes to bass players, it doesn’t get much better than Billy Sheehan. He is one of the most influential players out there and has quite a storied career.  When he’s not busy performing with Mr. Big, he is performing with one of his other projects, such as The Winery Dogs. Screamer recently sat… Read more »

THE WINERY DOGS – Dog Years: Live In Santiago & Beyond 2013-2016

The dog days of summer are heating up, and the members of The Winery Dogs are all off touring the world with other projects.  Never fear, dog lovers!  Like a freshly filled kiddie pool on a sweltering summer day, relief is on  the horizon.  The Winery Dogs have announced a new DVD concert film, set… Read more »

THE WINERY DOGS Announce ‘Dog Years: Live In Santiago & Beyond 2013-2016’ And ‘Dog Years’ EP Due Out August 4

When a new band gets nothing but glowing live reviews right out of the gate for their first two albums, they must be doing something right. THE WINERY DOGS–Richie Kotzen (vocals, guitar), Billy Sheehan (bass), Mike Portnoy (drums)—have been mesmerizing live audiences at over 200 shows with their monstrous musicianship since they exploded onto the… Read more »

THE WINERY DOGS Launch New Round Of U.S. Headlining Tour Dates

THE WINERY DOGS– Richie Kotzen (lead vocals/guitar), Mike Portnoy (drums), Billy Sheehan (bass)—will launch their latest U.S. headlining tour Saturday, June 25 in Hinckley, MN at the Grand Casino Amphitheatre in support of their critically-acclaimed, self-produced second album, HOT STREAK, which was released in North America October 2, 2015 on Loud & Proud Records. It… Read more »

THE WINERY DOGS Bring It To The Table

Good music is like a fine wine, with a sound that is truly intoxicating. It is also said, such selections display character, noting the distinctive taste characteristics we may choose. But ultimately, it takes a good balance to infuse all the natural elements of good harmony. Yet for true wine/music connoisseurs, nothing common, (i.e… adequate,… Read more »

Photos – THE WINERY DOGS – House Of Blues, Anaheim

THE WINERY DOGS Performing in Anaheim 11/3, Agoura Hills 11/5 and Beverly Hills 11/6 (video)

Set for release October 2, HOT STREAK shows the powerfully pedigreed trio’s initial burst of collective chemistry was no accident, from the strum and headbang of “Captain Love” to the propulsive uplifting vibe of “The Bridge” to the introspective acoustic harmonic convergence of “Fire.” If these three Dogs thought they captured lightning in a supper dish… Read more »


August 13, 2015 – The HOT STREAK will continue this fall for THE WINERY DOGS (Richie Kotzen-lead vocals/guitar, Mike Portnoy-drums, Billy Sheehan-bass).  Their second appropriately titled, self-produced studio album, HOT STREAK, is set for release October 2 on Loud & Proud Records via RED (a division of Sony Music Entertainment) and in the rest of… Read more »

Live Photos of WINERY DOGS at Coach House on October 6, 2013

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THE WINERY DOGS’ Self-Titled Album Debuts At #5 On Billboard’s “Top Rock Albums”

THE WINERY DOGS (@TheWineryDogs) is sending a huge thank you to their loyal fans in North America for giving their critically-acclaimed self-titled debut album a strong debut on the Billboard charts.  Not only did it explode onto the “Top Rock Chart” at #5, it also opens on the “Top 200 Albums” chart at #27. The… Read more »