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  • Death: The Philosopher, Live 1998

    Death: The Philosopher, Live 1998

    Death was one of the biggest metal bands in the world for a reason, and here’s one of them. This clip of “The Philosopher” was taken from a 1998 performance at the Dynamo Open Air festival. It was the first performance of the band’s “Sound Of Perseverance” lineup, including Scott Clendenin on bass. The song... »

  • F-Pedals Announces the PunQmonk Envelope Filter

    F-Pedals Announces the PunQmonk Envelope Filter

    F-Pedals has introduced the PunQmonk, a classic dynamic envelope filter they say is inspired by and dedicated to Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea. The compact stompbox is pared down to a switch to toggle between two frequency range modes (OM and HUM) and a potentiometer for setting the filter response. It also has a... »

  • Grand Funk Railroad: I’m Your Captain (Closer to Home)

    Grand Funk Railroad: I’m Your Captain (Closer to Home)

    We recently launched a Facebook group to connect even more bass players. It’s been incredible to see the conversations and ideas presented. No Treble columnist Ariane Cap posed the question “What tunes are – or were at some point – difficult for you technically?” Roy Eraca responded with Grand Funk Railroad’s “I’m Your Captain,” which... »