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  • Troy Hughes: Rush’s “The Big Money” Playthrough

    Troy Hughes: Rush’s “The Big Money” Playthrough

    Troy Hughes has a knack for nailing Geddy Lee’s lines. So much so that he’s featured on the Rush website. However, he couldn’t quite get the tone perfect for songs from the Power Windows album until an incredible trip to get the bass he’d always wanted. Hughes procured a Wal bass from former Puddle of... »

  • Skeletonwitch Releases EP

    Skeletonwitch Releases EP

    Ohio-based extreme metal outfit Skeletonwitch has released an EP, The Apothic Gloom. The four-song EP from the group, with Evan Linger on bass, includes the 7-minute closer, “Red Death, White Light.” In a recent interview with Heavy Blog Is Heavy, Linger noted some of his bass influences. Not surprisingly, Steve Harris of Iron Maiden and... »

  • Weekly Top 10: Carlos Santana Teams with Marcus Miller, Ida Nielsen Interview, Discussion on Tone, Top Videos, Gear and More

    Weekly Top 10: Carlos Santana Teams with Marcus Miller, Ida Nielsen Interview, Discussion on Tone, Top Videos, Gear and More

    Time to celebrate the No Treble reader favorites for the week. Here are the most read stories, columns, lessons as well as the most watched videos for the week August 20-26, 2016. Thanks as always for reading, watching, commenting and sharing. 1. Carlos Santana Announces Jazz/Rock Supergroup Featuring Marcus Miller Carlos Santana has formed a... »

  • Chowny Introduces NT-J and NT-B Basses

    Chowny Introduces NT-J and NT-B Basses

    Chowny Basses have expanded their lineup with the NT-J and NT-B models. The neck-through basses each feature a maple and rosewood neck matched to a chambered Red Cedar body with a Rosewood top. The models are set apart by their pickup configuration, with the NT-J sporting a pair of soapbar jazz pickups and the NT-B... »

  • Tedeschi Trucks Band with George Porter Jr.: Ain’t No Use

    Tedeschi Trucks Band with George Porter Jr.: Ain’t No Use

    Tedeschi Trucks Band performed with George Porter Jr. at the Keswick Theatre in Philadelphia back in 2012. Here’s the group performing The Meters’ “Ain’t No Use”. This one grooves! »

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  • Sabaton Releases “The Last Stand”

    Sabaton Releases “The Last Stand”

    Swedish metal band Sabaton has released its 8th studio album, The Last Stand. The band, featuring founding bassist Pär Sundström, is known for its focus on historical battles, which also defines the content on The Last Stand – one Sundström calls “a majestic record.” Conflicts explored on the album include the Battle of Thermopylae (“Sparta”),... »

  • Mitchell Electric Guitars Launches Bass Lineup

    Mitchell Electric Guitars Launches Bass Lineup

    Mitchell Electric Guitars has debuted a new line of electric guitars and basses, including four bass models over three series: the FB Series, the TB Series, and the MB Series. The company calls the FB line their flagship model while the TB and MB basses are configured more traditionally. The FB700 is available in four-,... »

  • Jesús Rico Pérez: Sung To Sleep (Michael Manring Cover)

    Jesús Rico Pérez: Sung To Sleep (Michael Manring Cover)

    Time for another great video by Jesús Rico Pérez, who once again covers a Michael Manring tune. Here’s Jesús’s adaptation of “Sung To Sleep”, from Manring’s 1986 album, Unusual Weather. »

  • Maddie Jay & the pH Collective Release Debut Album

    Maddie Jay & the pH Collective Release Debut Album

    If you’ve been following No Treble for the past year, you’ve seen the rise of Maddie Jay & the pH Collective. Starting with their first original, “Throw Away Your Hate,” the bassist-led band has been wowing readers with deep grooves and lush arrangements. Now the band has released their first EP, entitled Meanwhile… The 8-song... »

  • Rex Brown Announces Solo Album

    Rex Brown Announces Solo Album

    After years of holding down the low end for the world’s biggest metal bands, Rex Brown has announced that he’s working on his debut solo album. The former Pantera and Down bassist revealed the news to Metal Hammer, saying it has inspired him to play again after burning out from touring. “I went to Nashville... »