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  • Dug Pinnick Releases “Tribute to Jimi: (Often Imitated but Never Duplicated)”

    Dug Pinnick Releases “Tribute to Jimi: (Often Imitated but Never Duplicated)”

    Jimi Hendrix inspired countless musicians to pick up their instruments and become better at their craft. One of those musicians was Dug Pinnick, who has just released a new tribute album to the legendary guitarist. Tribute to Jimi: (Often Imitated but Never Duplicated) covers eight of Hendrix’s most iconic songs including “Fire”, “Purple Haze”, “Voodoo... »

  • Dug Pinnick Joins MC5 Kick Out The Jams 50th Anniversary Tour

    Dug Pinnick Joins MC5 Kick Out The Jams 50th Anniversary Tour

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of The MC5’s seminal album Kick Out The Jams, and Wayne Kramer is going to celebrate it in style. The guitarist, who founded the band in 1964, has assembled an incredible band for the MC50th Anniversary tour featuring Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil, Fugazi drummer Brendan Canty, Zen Guerilla singer... »

  • Tech 21 and dUg Pinnick Team Up For DP-3X Signature Pedal

    Tech 21 and dUg Pinnick Team Up For DP-3X Signature Pedal

    dUg Pinnick has a new signature pedal from Tech 21 called the DP-3X that will be debuted at the Winter NAMM Show. The unit is a compact adaptation of his Ultra Bass 1000 head from the company, who says that both pieces of gear recreate the sound Pinnick developed in the ’80s that merges high-end... »

  • Bassists Converge on Metal Allegiance Album

    Bassists Converge on Metal Allegiance Album

    Metal Allegiance’s self-titled debut album, featuring some prominent metal bassists, has arrived. The core group includes Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and songwriter/bassist Mark Menghi, drummer Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, The Winery Dogs) and guitarist Alex Skolnick (Testament). The metal supergroup pulled in some bass heavyweights for a little extra thunder. Rex Brown (Pantera/Kill Devil Hill)... »

  • 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... »

  • King’s X: We Were Born To Be Loved

    King’s X: We Were Born To Be Loved

    Today we’re celebrating DUg Pinnick’s birthday with the live music video for the King’s X tune “We Were Born to Be Loved.” Taken from the DVD Pinnick lays out some tasty bass with his signature tone while feeding off the crowd’s energy. »

  • dUg Pinnick Releases “Naked”

    dUg Pinnick Releases “Naked”

    Hot on the heels of his new trio’s debut album, bassist and King’s X frontman dUg Pinnick is stepping out on his own again a solo effort entitled Naked on RockArmy Records. The deeply personal album is nothing but Pinnick, who wrote, played, recorded, and produced the entire album in his Los Angeles home studio.... »

  • Pinnick Gales Pridgen: Collateral Damage

    Pinnick Gales Pridgen: Collateral Damage

    Earlier this year, the badass power rock trio of dUg Pinnick, Eric Gales, and Thomas Pridgen teamed up and released their self-titled debut album. Now they have a music video for “Collateral Damage,” which is underpinned by Pinnick’s ballsy bass tone. Dig it. »

  • Pinnick Gales Pridgen Release Debut Album

    Pinnick Gales Pridgen Release Debut Album

    Here’s a great lineup: King’s X frontman/bassist Dug Pinnick, guitarist Eric Gales, and ex-Mars Volta drummer Thomas Pridgen have teamed up for a project aptly named Pinnick Gales Pridgen. The trio has just released their self-titled debut, which features thirteen tracks that blend each member’s unique styles into a mix of “psychedelic blues, hard rock,... »

  • Kansas Announces North American Tour with King’s X

    Kansas Announces North American Tour with King’s X

    Kansas has announced a new North American tour this fall with direct support from King’s X and That 1 Guy. Rooted by bassist Billy Greer, the “Carry on Wayward Son” rockers have been a big influence on King’s X bassist/vocalist dUg Pinnick. “I’ve been a huge Kansas fan since the beginning,” Pinnick says. “I remember... »