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  • Pinnick Gales Pridgen Release Second Album, “PGP 2”

    Pinnick Gales Pridgen Release Second Album, “PGP 2”

    The collaboration between bassist/vocalist dUg Pinnick (King’s X), guitarist/vocalist Eric Gales (Lauryn Hill) and drummer Thomas Pridgen (The Mars Volta), known collectively as Pinnick Gales Pridgen, was too good not to keep alive for a second album. The music on runs the gamut, ranging from psychedelic blues to progressive soul and hard rock. And although... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Charles William Power Jones

    Reader Spotlight: Charles William Power Jones

    Okay, so this week’s spotlight is on a bassist who seems quite cool, starting with his name: Charles William Power Jones. “Cool” is also the word Charles used to describe both the bass and the bassist he saw playing it when he was in the 8th grade. A short time later, he began his musical... »

  • Pink Floyd Announces First Album in 20 Years

    Pink Floyd Announces First Album in 20 Years

    In a move that has shocked the music industry, members of Pink Floyd have announced they will be releasing a new album later this year entitled The Endless River. The album will be their first in 20 years, following The Division Bell, which . “Pink Floyd can confirm that they are releasing a new album,... »

  • Adam Stevens: “I Think She Knows Interlude” All-Bass Cover

    Adam Stevens: “I Think She Knows Interlude” All-Bass Cover

    Adam Stevens has shared some impressive all-bass covers over the years. This time around, he’s taking a new approach – technically speaking – in covering Justin Timberlake’s “I Think She Knows Interlude”, as part of his experimentation with live performance relying on looping. “Just having some fun with Ableton Live and its incredible live looping... »

  • Dream Theater Releases Studio Album Box Set

    Dream Theater Releases Studio Album Box Set

    Progressive metal greats Dream Theater have released the quintessential set for anyone who loves their music. covers 10 studio albums by the group, which features the extraordinary founding member John Myung on bass. The group’s 2011 offering – A Dramatic Turn of Events – which is part of the set, was nominated for a Grammy.... »

  • Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (June 2014)

    Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (June 2014)

    We often receive feedback on our video selections from readers (which we love, btw). Sometimes though, people tell us we need to be more diverse in our selections. I often refer back to our monthly top 10 video lists, because they seem to indicate plenty of diversity. This one does for sure. We hope you’ll... »

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  • Greg Christian Speaks On Split with Testament

    Greg Christian Speaks On Split with Testament

    Back in January, we reported that longtime Testament bassist Greg Christian was leaving the band. Christian, who was an original member of the group, opened up about his departure on his Facebook account, detailing discrepancies in payment and treatment. “The last straw [was as follows]. [I was] sitting at the bar in the Seoul/Incheon airport... »

  • Bryan Ladd, Justin Stanton and Jason Patterson: Stranger in Moscow

    Bryan Ladd, Justin Stanton and Jason Patterson: Stranger in Moscow

    We last featured the trio of Bryan Ladd, Justin Stanton and Jason Patterson back in January with their version of “Havona”. Here’s the trio laying into the groove on Michael Jackson’s “Stranger in Moscow.” Check out Ladd’s tasty solo starting at the 1:09 mark. »

  • Cannibal Corpse Announces 13th Album

    Cannibal Corpse Announces 13th Album

    Cannibal Corpse bassist Alex Webster hinted that the band was working on their 13th studio album when we interviewed him for Profiles in Tone in March. The iconic death metal outfit has now revealed the name of the album – A Skeletal Domain – along with the list of tracks and a preview. Following up... »

  • Weekly Top 10: Keybass 3.0, Rare Jaco, Bass Licks Series, New Bass Gear, Videos and More

    Weekly Top 10: Keybass 3.0, Rare Jaco, Bass Licks Series, New Bass Gear, Videos and More

    We enjoy lots of bass-focused features every week, but only 10 can make the weekly best of list. Here are the 10 most read stories and most watched videos on No Treble for the week of June 29 – July 5, 2014. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing! 1. Bass of the Week: Keybass 3.0... »