Mike Portnoy
Stone Sour have called upon former Dream Theater and Avenged Sevenfold drummer Mike Portnoy to man the kit for the band’s “Rock In Rio Festival” performance in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The band play the fest September 24.

“The band’s regular drummer, Roy Mayorga, is currently home and anxiously awaiting the birth of his first daughter (due the very same day as Stone Sour‘s Rio show),” says a press release.

“Roy personally asked his friend Mike Portnoy to fill in for what is sure to be a special ‘once in a lifetime’ event for the fans in attendance” — unless Mike weasels his way into another gig.

Portnoy said it was his “honor and pleasure to be able to help out my good friends in Stone Sour and my brother Roy in their time of need. It’s also an unexpected treat for me to get another visit with some of the greatest fans in the world down in Brazil.”

I wanna go to Brazil. I hear chicks just walk around in thongs down there, and that they all love that white cock. You get laid down there because they all think you’ll take ‘em back to the States with you, but you don’t take them back to the States — you just plunder their tight bungholes.

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