Much-traveled guitarist John Sykes is reportedly involved in a new project with Mike Portnoy. The ex-Dream Theater drummer insists that the still-to-be-named trio, also featuring a still-to-be-revealed bassist, is an official band, not a side project. As quoted on Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles:

I will divide my time as best as I can between the two and I am equally excited by both…as they are both amazing new bands, but VERY different worlds musically…so there’s really no clash creatively.

Read more at BW&BK right here.