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  • Chris Squire Diagnosed with Leukemia

    Chris Squire Diagnosed with Leukemia

    Bass legend Chris Squire has been diagnosed with an uncommon form of leukemia called Acute Erythroid Leukemia, according to a post on the Yes website. The bassist, who co-founded the influential prog-rock band, will be receiving treatment in his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona during the next few months. Squire’s treatment will force him to sit... »

  • New Paperback Edition of Mike Visceglia’s “A View From the Side” Released

    New Paperback Edition of Mike Visceglia’s “A View From the Side” Released

    Top session bassist Mike Visceglia committed the experience of being a pro bassist to print with his book A View From the Side, which is now available in a new paperback edition. Visceglia, well-known for his work with John Cale and Suzanne Vega, has also played/performed with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne, Phoebe... »

  • Aquarium Rescue Unit, Featuring Oteil Burbridge, Announces 2015 Reunion Tour

    Aquarium Rescue Unit, Featuring Oteil Burbridge, Announces 2015 Reunion Tour

    The quirky jam legends of Col. Bruce Hampton & the Aquarium Rescue Unit have announced they will be reuniting this summer for a handful of tour dates presented by Relix Magazine. Originally formed in 1988, the band will hit the road with its classic lineup of Hampton, guitarist Jimmy Herring, drummer Jeff Sipe, and bassist... »

  • Paul McCartney Adds “Out There” 2015 U.S. Tour Dates

    Paul McCartney Adds “Out There” 2015 U.S. Tour Dates

    Paul McCartney has plotted more U.S. Tour Dates as part of his continuing “Out There” trek, including two festival appearances. The former Beatles bassist, who is currently making his way through Japan and South Korea, will be heading back to the States starting June 19th at the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware. He then... »

  • Tony Campos Joins Fear Factory

    Tony Campos Joins Fear Factory

    Metal bass mainstay Tony Campos has announced that he’s leaving the ranks of Soulfly to join Fear Factory. The bassist, who is best known for his time in the now defunct Static-X, made the announcement on Facebook while on the road with Ministry. “Big announcement time. Now that I’m back out on the road with... »

  • Two Dead Shows Added, All Five Shows Set for Broadcast

    Two Dead Shows Added, All Five Shows Set for Broadcast

    The remaining members of The Grateful Dead have added two dates to its roster of “Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead” shows. The two new shows, which preceded the three previously announced July 3-5 shows in Chicago, are nods to the very beginnings of The Dead’s career, just as the Chicago shows... »

  • Happy Sixth Birthday, No Treble!

    Happy Sixth Birthday, No Treble!

    Continuing the tradition, here’s the annual birthday post for No Treble. Time just keeps flying by. Since our last birthday, nearly 68,000 new friends have joined us on our Facebook page. One of our big additions since our fifth birthday was the launch of Groove – the No Treble Podcast, hosted by Mitch Joel. Right... »

  • Mike Gordon Announces Interactive Tour

    Mike Gordon Announces Interactive Tour

    Mike Gordon has announced he’ll be be hitting the road in June in support of his latest album, Overstep. Starting in Charleston, South Carolina, the tour will focus on the East Coast and Midwest with 16 dates. It wraps up June 28th at Philadelphia’s Union Transfer. Gordon will be joined by guitarist Scott Murawski, percussionist... »

  • Esperanza Spalding Announces New Project, Tour Dates

    Esperanza Spalding Announces New Project, Tour Dates

    After wrapping up her successful Radio Music Society tour cycle, Esperanza Spalding has announced she’ll be hitting the road this Spring and Summer in support of a new project. Emily’s D+Evolution is described as rekindling the bassist’s childhood interest in theater, poetry and movement to expand her performances. “Emily is my middle name, and I’m... »

  • New Book Delves Into Ron Carter’s Work

    New Book Delves Into Ron Carter’s Work

    Finnish author Mikko Nurmi explores the recorded work of jazz bassist Ron Carter in his new book, The Art of Ron Carter. The 152-page book features not only 130 musical examples and six full-length transcriptions, but also a general overview of the career of Carter, who is believed to be the most recorded bassist in... »