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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... »

  • Ryan Martinie and Soften The Glare Ready Debut Album

    Ryan Martinie and Soften The Glare Ready Debut Album

    Former Mudvayne bassist Ryan Martinie’s new band Soften the Glare is in the studio recording their debut album. Slated for a March release date, the band is currently crowdfunding the album through Pledge Music with rewards ranging from the album to a Skype conversation with Martinie all the way up to Executive Producer credit for... »

  • Ryan Martinie’s Soften The Glare Announce Mission Possible Tour

    Ryan Martinie’s Soften The Glare Announce Mission Possible Tour

    Soften The Glare, featuring former Mudvayne bassist Ryan Martinie, are ramping up for a new album and a new tour. The instrumental/prog/jazz/rock band revealed they are currently working on their debut album. “[We] have started sessions for their debut album with Jamie King (Between The Buried And Me) at The Basement Recording NC studio,” they... »

  • Soften The Glare: Controlled Chaos

    Soften The Glare: Controlled Chaos

    Former Mudvayne bassist Ryan Martinie has a new trio with guitarist Bon Lozaga and drummer Mitch Hull called Soften The Glare. It’s not in the same vein as his previous outfit, but the group has some serious attitude. The trio, who lists their genre as Instrumental/Prog/Jazz/Rock/Funk/Chaos on their Facebook page, bring equal parts funkiness and... »

  • Mudvayne: “Dig” Music Video with Ryan Martinie’s Angle

    Mudvayne: “Dig” Music Video with Ryan Martinie’s Angle

    Ryan Martinie is one sick bassist. Judging by this video, he might also be a little crazy. Here’s the music video for Mudvayne’s “Dig,” featuring Martinie’s infamous bass line. »

  • Warwick to Release “Fuss on the Buss” DVD

    Warwick to Release “Fuss on the Buss” DVD

    Warwick announced they will be releasing Warwick Live: Fuss on the Buss, a DVD release which documents the coming together of 11 bassists on a bus under the Manhattan Bridge. The group includes T.M. Stevens, Larry Graham, Bootsy Collins, Norwood Fisher, Divinity Roxx, Jonas Hellborg, Ryan Martinie, John B Williams, Brandino, Hansford Rowe and Steve... »