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  • Cannibal Corpse Releases “Red Before Black”

    Cannibal Corpse Releases “Red Before Black”

    Legendary death metal band Cannibal Corpse has returned with their fourteenth album, Red Before Black. Anchored by bassist Alex Webster, the new album sees the return of producer Erik Rutan, who previously worked on 2006’s Kill, 2009’s Evisceration Plague, and 2012’s Torture. The new release is a return to their more visceral sound. “We always... »

  • Seymour Duncan Unveils Alex Webster Signature Pickups

    Seymour Duncan Unveils Alex Webster Signature Pickups

    Cannibal Corpse bassist Alex Webster has teamed up with the Seymour Duncan Custom Shop to introduce a new signature set of bass pickups. The Alex Webster Hammer Smashed Bass pickups are based on the company’s active Blackout soapbars but have been voiced to match Webster’s “aggressive attack and expressive tone”. “As a founding member of... »

  • From Pros to Newbies: 10 Bassists Share Advice for Up and Coming Musicians

    From Pros to Newbies: 10 Bassists Share Advice for Up and Coming Musicians

    The bass is an incredible instrument. It’s never too late to start playing and there’s always something to learn for those who have already started. But sometimes we hit ruts in our growth that will wear us down. That’s why we’ve compiled advice for up-and-comers from ten of the world’s foremost bassists across a variety... »

  • Cannibal Corpse Announces Fall 2015 Tour

    Cannibal Corpse Announces Fall 2015 Tour

    Cannibal Corpse, anchored by metal bass legend Alex Webster, have announced a fall tour in continued support of 2014’s A Skeletal Domain. The tour kicks off October 8th at Underbelly in Jacksonville, Florida before snaking up the East Coast, heading west to California, and back east across the South. While most of the performances will... »

  • Alex Webster: Conquering Dystopia’s “Kufra at Dusk” Playthrough

    Alex Webster: Conquering Dystopia’s “Kufra at Dusk” Playthrough

    I love bass playthroughs. So when death metal king Alex Webster posted a new video, I dropped everything to watch it. The clip shows Webster tearing through “Kufra at Dusk” from metal supergroup Conquering Dystopia’s debut album last year. From killer tone to monster riffs, this has it all. Buckle up. »

  • Blotted Science, Featuring Alex Webster, Announce New Album

    Blotted Science, Featuring Alex Webster, Announce New Album

    Three years after the release of bug-themed album The Animation of Entomology, instrumental metal band Blotted Science has announced they’ll return to the studio in December to record their next project. Group leader Ron Jarzombek says the new album has a title and nearly forty minutes of music written. Virology will be a concept album... »

  • Cannibal Corpse Releases “A Skeletal Domain”

    Cannibal Corpse Releases “A Skeletal Domain”

    Cannibal Corpse has released its 13th album, . Bassist Alex Webster penned four songs on the death-metal outfit’s album, which sees the group pushing the envelope a bit and working outside comfort areas. “Anyone who really listens to this album with an open mind will hear that it’s not same-old same-old,” says Webster, who is... »

  • Conquering Dystopia’s Debut Album Released on Vinyl

    Conquering Dystopia’s Debut Album Released on Vinyl

    Conquering Dystopia’s self-titled debut album has made its way to another format — . With Alex Webster (Cannibal Corpse) on bass, the record is a force of instrumental death metal that lasts nearly an hour. The remaining members of the band are Jeff Loomis (guitar), Keith Merrow (guitar), and Alex Rudinger (drums.) You can check... »

  • 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... »

  • Spector Releases Limited Edition Alex Webster “Zombie Drip” Euro5LX Bass

    Spector Releases Limited Edition Alex Webster “Zombie Drip” Euro5LX Bass

    Spector is now shipping a limited edition version of the Alex Webster Euro5LX, featuring a reverse “Zombie Drip” design over a red finish. The new color design is rounded out with red outlined Spector fret inlays and a red Spector logo on the black headstock. Only twelve of the basses have been produced. Similar to... »