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  • James LoMenzo and Mike Portnoy: Led Zep NAMM Jam

    James LoMenzo and Mike Portnoy: Led Zep NAMM Jam

    James LoMenzo teamed up with drummer Mike Portnoy during the Bonzo Bash NAMM Jam, which celebrates the life and work of the late John Bonham. The duo jammed out “How Many More Times” from Led Zeppelin’s self-titled album, locking in perfectly to the groove. »

  • James LoMenzo to Replace Billy Sheehan for Ramones Benefit Concert

    James LoMenzo to Replace Billy Sheehan for Ramones Benefit Concert

    Black Label Society / Megadeth bassist James LoMenzo will replace Billy Sheehan for the upcoming benefit concert for the newly created Marky Ramone Drum Scholarship. Sheehan has had to pull out of the event due to commitments in Europe. “I’m a real big fan of the Ramones, and this was unexpected,” Sheehan said “Good luck... »

  • James LoMenzo’s Custom Megadeth Jackets Up for Auction

    James LoMenzo’s Custom Megadeth Jackets Up for Auction

    Two of James LoMenzo’s personal jackets from his time in Megadeth are being auctioned off on eBay. One jacket is a custom Carhartt featuring the Megadeth logo, and was made for the band and management during their winter 2008 tour. The second is a custom leather jacket that is one of four made special for... »

  • James LoMenzo to Replace Paul Gray on HAIL! Tour

    Last month, we reported that Slipknot bassist Paul Gray would join metal supergroup HAIL! for their upcoming European and Asian tour dates. After Gray’s untimely death on May 24th, HAIL! announced that James LoMenzo would fill in on bass. The group released a statement on the situation: “On Monday we were dealt a devastating blow... »

  • James LoMenzo keeps busy after Megadeth, with Hydrogyn

    Metal head James LoMenzo has been keeping busy, despite having just left the ranks of metal legend Megadeth. LoMenzo will be recording on the new Hydrogyn album, sharing bass duties with Jake Wolf. The album is in the process of being recorded, and will be ready for release this summer, along with a tour by... »

  • Vigier Guitars signs James Lomenzo

    Megadeth bassist James Lomenzo has just signed on as an endorsing artist for Vigier Guitar. Lomenzo’s bass of choice is the Vigier 5 string Passion bass, which he’s using on Megadeth’s current world tour. Check out Vigier’s web site for more. »

  • Rotosound announces guest appearances at NAMM Show

    String manufacturer Rotosound has announced a line-up of bassists who will be making appearances at their booth at NAMM 2010 on Saturday, the 16th of January. Five guests are scheduled for that day, including Duff McKagan of Guns & Roses/Velvet Revolver, James Lomenzo of Megadeth, Eva Gardener, who has been touring with Pink, Robbie Crane... »

  • Rotosound announces NAMM show guest appearances

    Rotosound’s Winter NAMM special guests include Billy Sheehan, Duff McKagan, James Lomenzo, Doug Ardito, Matt Snell, Warren DeMartini, Walter Trout, Carlos Cavazo and Robbie Crane will all make appearances. Schedule: James Lomenzo: Friday 1/16 at 2pm Duff McKagan & Doug Ardito: Saturday 1/17 at 12pm RATT: Saturday 1/17 at 2pm Billy Sheehan & Matt Snell:... »