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  • The Dead Daisies Make Some Noise

    The Dead Daisies Make Some Noise

    Hard rock collective The Dead Daisies has released its third album, Make Some Noise. The record boasts a classic hard rock sound, with Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy, ex-Black Star Riders) on bass. Other band members include David Lowy (Red Phoenix, Mink), John Corabi (Motley Crue, Ratt), Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake, Dio), and Brian Tichy (Ozzy Osbourne,... »

  • ESP Introduces Marco Mendoza Signature Bass

    ESP Introduces Marco Mendoza Signature Bass

    ESP has unveiled a new signature bass for Dead Daisies bassist Marco Mendoza. The Marco Mendoza LTD MM-4FM Bass is modeled after the ESP Vintage-4 with a set of EMG X-series P/J pickups. The bass is built with an alder body topped with flamed maple finished with a Dark See-Thru Green Sunburst. Mendoza opted for... »

  • 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... »

  • Revolución: An Interview with Marco Mendoza

    Revolución: An Interview with Marco Mendoza

    Many bassists are lucky to find success with a single band. Marco Mendoza, on the other hand, has found it with several. His resume includes stints with Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake, Ted Nugent, Blue Murder, Bill Ward, and many more. Now he’s joined fellow veteran musicians in The Dead Daisies, a band that hearkens back to... »

  • Marco Mendoza Leaves Black Star Riders

    Marco Mendoza Leaves Black Star Riders

    The Black Star Riders have announced that founding bassist Marco Mendoza will be leaving the fold after their current U.S. tour wraps up on June 22nd. Mendoza, who also plays in Thin Lizzy, cites other projects and schedule conflicts as the reason for his departure. The group has already named former RATT and Lynch Mob... »

  • WAMI, Featuring Marco Mendoza, Releases “Kill The King”

    WAMI, Featuring Marco Mendoza, Releases “Kill The King”

    WAMI (White Appice Mendoza Iggy) – the new supergroup featuring Doogie White (Rainbow, Yngwie Malmsteen), Vinnie Appice (Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell, Dio), Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake) and 16-year-old Polish newcomer Iggy Gwadera (Anti Tank Nun) on guitar – has released its debut album, . Mendoza, who was the first to connect with the... »

  • Thin Lizzy Reissues Bad Reputation, Black Rose and Chinatown

    Thin Lizzy Reissues Bad Reputation, Black Rose and Chinatown

    Universal Music has continued to reissue Thin Lizzy’s catalog with the release of deluxe editions of 1977’s Bad Reputation, 1979’s Black Rose and 1980’s Chinatown. The new packages, which account for the band’s 8th, 9th and 10th studio albums, include digitally remastered versions of the original music as well as bonus discs with rare tracks... »

  • Marco Mendoza Releases “Casa Mendoza”

    Marco Mendoza Releases “Casa Mendoza”

    Metal bass veteran Marco Mendoza has released his second solo album, Casa Mendoza, through Mascot Records. The 13-track release is a mix of originals with some covers mixed in, all in a rock style with Latin flavor mixed in. Mendoza has an impressive resume that includes playing with White Snake, Ted Nugent, and Thin Lizzy,... »

  • Marco Mendoza Speaks on New Thin Lizzy Lineup

    In a recent interview with RockPages.gr, ex-Whitesnake bassist Marco Mendoza spoke about the new Thin Lizzy lineup, which reformed in May. Thin Lizzy manager Adam Parsons called about joining the group. “I’ve always been a fan of Thin Lizzy and Phil Lynott and the boys, and so for me, when I get a call like... »