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  • Hal Leonard Publishes Second Edition of The Rickenbacker Electric Bass Book

    Hal Leonard Publishes Second Edition of The Rickenbacker Electric Bass Book

    If you’re a fan of classic basses, you’ll want to check out the new edition of The Rickenbacker Electric Bass: 50 Years as Rock’s Bottom. Updating on the first edition released 2013, the new version adds 16 bonus pages with up-to-date information on the latest models plus more photos of artists and custom-built Rickenbacker basses.... »

  • Alter Bridge Releases “Live At The O2 Arena + Rarities”

    Alter Bridge Releases “Live At The O2 Arena + Rarities”

    After releasing The Last Hero late last year, Alter Bridge is back with a live album packed with extras. Live At The O2 Arena + Rarities is a 3 CD set that captures the band’s performance at the famous London venue on November 24th, 2016. The 19-track recording spans the first two CDs, digging into... »

  • Death From Above Release New Album, Announce Tour

    Death From Above Release New Album, Announce Tour

    Death From Above (aka Death From Above 1979) has released their third studio album, entitled Outrage! Is Now. Comprised of the duo of vocalist/drummer Sebastien Grainger and bassist/keyboardist Jesse F. Keeler, the band’s new release is an exploration of pushing the limits of their sound. “We both wanted to see how far we could take... »

  • Mike Gordon Releases OGOGO, Readies Fall Tour

    Mike Gordon Releases OGOGO, Readies Fall Tour

    Mike Gordon’s fifth solo album, OGOGO, is now available. The Phish bassist tapped longtime partners Scott Murawski (guitar/vocals), Robert Walter (keyboards), John Morgan Kimock (drums) and Craig Myers (percussion) for the record, although it wasn’t the same old recording session for the musicians. Producer Shawn Everett helped to coax new sounds out of them. “All... »

  • Gary Peacock Trio Releases “Tangents”

    Gary Peacock Trio Releases “Tangents”

    At 82 years old and after playing for nearly 65 years, jazz bass master Gary Peacock still has the fire. Any proof you’d need of that is evidenced in his latest album called Tangents, featuring his trio with Marc Copland and Joey Baron. Peacock’s signature bass lines and thoughtful solos grace the album with a... »

  • Living Colour Returns With “Shade”

    Living Colour Returns With “Shade”

    It’s been eight years since the last Living Colour album, but the wait has been worth it. The band has just released Shade, a 13-song record that brings their unique blend of rock, blues, and funk to 2017. This time, it focuses particularly on the blues. The spark for the album came from performing a... »

  • Copeland, Cosma, King, and Belew Team Up for Gizmodrome

    Copeland, Cosma, King, and Belew Team Up for Gizmodrome

    Earlier this year, we found out about a new project started up by The Police’s Stewart Copeland and keyboardist Vittorio Cosma. As if that duo wasn’t cool enough, they brought in Level 42 bassist Mark King and guitar legend Adrian Belew. Now the quartet has released an album that came together in a burst of... »

  • Clutch Announces Winter Tour Dates

    Clutch Announces Winter Tour Dates

    Clutch will be getting into gear this winter with more tour dates on their Psychic Warfare tour. Anchored by Dan Maines, the band will be continuing support for their latest album of the same name, though a press release says they will be entering the studio in early 2018 to begin work on their next... »

  • Dmitry Lisenko Releases “minimalist”

    Dmitry Lisenko Releases “minimalist”

    Bassist Dmitry Lisenko has released a new solo album entitled minimalist. The aptly titled record was made only with his acoustic bass guitar. “Minimalism is the practice of making space for the things you value most in life, by removing the excess that distracts you from happiness. In other words: Less is More,” Lisenko writes.... »

  • Dead & Company Announce Fall Tour Dates

    Dead & Company Announce Fall Tour Dates

    Dead & Company will be hitting the Golden Road once again this fall with bass guru Oteil Burbridge manning the low end. The group – which also features Grateful Dead members Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir as well as John Mayer and Jeff Chimenti – will be starting the trek on November 12th... »