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  • Bassists Alliance Teams Up For “Crush”

    Bassists Alliance Teams Up For “Crush”

    If you’ve felt the ground rumbling late, it’s probably because bassists from all over the world have teamed up for the Bassists Alliance. The project, which features thirteen bassists and one drummer, has released their debut album, Crush. Formed by Alberto Rigoni and Six Feet Under bassist Jeff Hughell, the group’s new album is as... »

  • Jeff Hughell & Dmitry Lisenko: Evolution Theory

    Jeff Hughell & Dmitry Lisenko: Evolution Theory

    Dmitry Lisenko sent us this video featuring a new project he’s a part of, and it has us quite excited. “[The] ‘Bassists Alliance Project’ is a studio album project funded and lead by Alberto Rigoni and Jeff Hughell,” he shared. “[It features] 10 tracks spanning from prog metal to funky and experimental and features all... »

  • Get In The Van: Touring Tips From The Pros

    Get In The Van: Touring Tips From The Pros

    Spring is here and Summer is just around the corner. That means it’s just about time to pack up the van and take your jams on the road. Before you start pounding the pavement, it’s probably a good idea to take a few notes on what to expect and what to be prepared for on... »

  • Jeff Hughell Feels the Heat on New Album

    Jeff Hughell Feels the Heat on New Album

    Jeff Hughell, known for his seven-string bass work in the technical metal scene, has released his third solo record, Trinidad Scorpion Hallucinations. The album’s title references a super-hot variety of pepper and the music, from Hughell, who also plays with the band Six Feet Under, is described as being similarly searing. While Hughell is the... »

  • Chaos Labyrinth: An Interview with Jeff Hughell

    Chaos Labyrinth: An Interview with Jeff Hughell

    Of the few bassists who play a 7-string bass, no one makes it sound quite like Jeff Hughell. The veteran death metal musician gets a unique sonic fingerprint through his instruments and his unique techniques. He works the entire fretboard with lots of two-handed tapping and sweeping runs. Hughell’s individual sound and dedication have led... »

  • Six Feet Under Releases 11th Album

    Six Feet Under Releases 11th Album

    Death metal band Six Feet Under, originally formed as a side project from Cannibal Corpse by frontman Chris Barnes, has released its 11th album, Crypt of the Devil. The record was recorded bassist/guitarist Phil Hall’s studio in Virginia, which is where Hall tracked its bass and guitar parts. The sound achieved is just what you’d... »

  • Jeff Hughell Releases “Chaos Labyrinth”

    Jeff Hughell Releases “Chaos Labyrinth”

    When you play bass for more than one prominent metal band, you’re bound to make friends with some of the best heavy musicians out there. That’s precisely the case for bassist Jeff Hughell, who has recruited his friends to guest on his first full length solo album, Chaos Labyrinth. Hughell, who lays down the low... »