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  • Peter Iwers Quits In Flames

    Peter Iwers Quits In Flames

    Nearly 20 years after joining the band, longtime In Flames bassist Peter Iwers has announced he’s leaving the Swedish metal outfit to pursue other ventures. He made the announcement on his Facebook page. “Friends, I have decided to leave In Flames to pursue other endeavours. As a result, this current US tour will be my... »

  • Crazy Tube Circuits Introduces Planet B Overdrive

    Crazy Tube Circuits Introduces Planet B Overdrive

    Crazy Tube Circuits has unleashed a new bass overdrive called the Planet B. The pedal is described as being “voiced after a ’70s high wattage guitar tube amp that was also used on bass guitar in rock, doom, sludge and stoner bands.” The Planet B has straight-ahead controls with a Gain knob, Master Volume knob,... »

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  • Groove – Episode #24: Doug Wimbish

    Groove – Episode #24: Doug Wimbish

    Here’s the funny thing about a great bass line. It creeps up on you. You find yourself humming it. The song won’t get out of your head for days. Sometimes, you’re humming it aloud. Often, it becomes an earworm for someone else. They’re either thankful for this or – more often than not – they... »

  • Unreleased Weather Report with Jaco Pastorius: “Young And Fine”, Live (1978)

    Unreleased Weather Report with Jaco Pastorius: “Young And Fine”, Live (1978)

    Just in time for Jaco Pastorius’s birthday today, Rick Suchow has shared another great video. This one, like others we’ve shared before, was recorded during Weather Report’s 1978 show in Reading, PA. The video was shot by Peter Erskine’s father, Dr. Fred Erskine and mixed with the audio feed from Brian Risner’s soundboard mix. “The... »

  • Contest: Win an All-Tube Ampeg Portaflex Bass Rig and SCR-DI Bass DI Pedal

    Contest: Win an All-Tube Ampeg Portaflex Bass Rig and SCR-DI Bass DI Pedal

    UPDATE: The grand prize winner has been emailed. Once we confirm, we’ll send the 2nd and 3rd prize winners an email. Check your inbox! Ampeg and No Treble are excited to bring you the Portaflex All-Tube bass rig giveaway! Two lucky winners will be selected on December 31st, 2016. Enter now Grand Prize: One lucky... »