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  • “Who Killed Nancy” Documentary Released in U.S.

    “Who Killed Nancy” Documentary Released in U.S.

    A documentary claiming Sid Vicious could not have murdered his girlfriend Nancy Spungen has just made it’s U.S. debut. Who Killed Nancy covers the details of Nancy’s last moments, as well as Sid’s, with testimonials from the couple’s friends and followers, including Vicious’ predecessor in the Sex Pistols, Glen Matlock. The film points out that... »

  • Tony Campos Announces New Projects, Possible Prong Album

    Tony Campos Announces New Projects, Possible Prong Album

    Tony Campos, the bassist for Prong who also previously working with Static-X, has announced his intentions to move forward with some new projects. Campos admits that he’s been working hard to line up ideas since he left Static-X and pouring energy into Prong. He announced on his MySpace blog that we can expect a new... »

  • Joey Jordison: Slipknot Will Not Replace Paul Gray

    Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison, currently on tour with Rob Zombie, has announced that Slipknot will not replace Paul Gray and will continue making music without a dedicated bassist. Gray was found dead on May 24th, with the cause of death later revealed to be a morphine overdose. Slipknot is in the early stages of their... »

  • Gear Watch: BOSS BR-800 Digital Recorder

    Gear Watch: BOSS BR-800 Digital Recorder

    BOSS has released the new BR-800 Digital Recorder, a portable multi-tracker device. The recorder includes touch-sensor switchers and SD-card recording media. Up to four tracks can be recorded or eight tracks played back simultaneously, with an additional stereo track dedicated to the built-in rhythm generator. There’s an “EZ Recording” mode for beginners looking for guidance... »

  • John Paul Jones: Tidal

    John Paul Jones: Tidal

    Here’s John Paul Jones in rare shredding form! Here he uses his 10-string with a pitch shifter to tear through this song on the . »

  • Detroit Bass Fest 2010 Lineup Announced

    Details for this year’s Detroit Bass Fest have been revealed, and it looks like it will be another great day of bass. The event has been set for September 3 at Bert’s Warehouse Theatre in Detroit, Michigan. Laying down the low-end will be Gerald Veasley, Ralphe Armstrong, Anthony Wellington, and Doug Johns. The performers will... »

  • Gear Watch: Team Awesome! Fuzzmachine Re-Released

    Gear Watch: Team Awesome! Fuzzmachine Re-Released

    Smallsound/Bigsound has released an updated version of their Team Awesome! Fuzzmachine bass fuzz pedal. The new stompbox includes added controls that allow for blending overdrive and fuzz, phase inversion, and higher gain levels. The input signal is split into two channels for clean and fuzz, both having their own volume controls. Also added is an... »

  • Allan Holdsworth Live with Skuli Sverrison: Letters Of Marque

    Here’s a live performance of Allan Holdsworth at the Birchmere in Alexandria, VA on October 7, 1992. This performance of “Letters of Marque” features a solo by bassist Skuli Sverrison. Gary Husband is on drums and Steve Hunt is on keys. Thanks to Sigurdór Guðmundsson for sharing this with us. »

  • Avenged Sevenfold Release “Nightmare”

    Avenged Sevenfold Release “Nightmare”

    Avenged Sevenfold has released their newest effort, Nightmare. This is the first album not to feature the band’s original drummer, Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan, who passed away late last year. In his stead for the album and subsequent touring is Dream Theater’s Mike Portnoy. “Mike Portnoy has always been a hero of ours and Jimmy’s,”... »

  • Weather Report: Live in Hamburg 1971 DVD Released

    Weather Report: Live in Hamburg 1971 DVD Released

    A 1971 performance of Weather Report, originally broadcast on the German TV show “Beat Club” has made its way to DVD. Released this week, Weather Report: Live in Hamburg 1971 features the early line-up of the group including bassist Miroslav Vitous, co-founding members Joe Zawinul (keyboards) and Wayne Shorter (sax), with Alphonse Mouzon on drums... »