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  • Trevor Dunn Anchors New John Zorn Album

    Trevor Dunn Anchors New John Zorn Album

    Composer John Zorn has released the sixth album with his 21st-century ensemble Simulacrum, called The Garden of Earthly Delights. The powerhouse band is comprised of bassist Trevor Dunn, keyboardist John Medeski, drummer Kenny Grohowski, guitarist Matt Hollenberg, and vocalist Sara Serpa. The exploratory album celebrates the 500th anniversary of the death of renowned painter Hieronymus... »

  • Asia Release Live CD/DVD Set Featuring the Late John Wetton

    Asia Release Live CD/DVD Set Featuring the Late John Wetton

    Asia has released a 2-CD/DVD live set called Symfonia – Live In Bulgaria 2013. The release captures the band in a concert at a second-century Roman theater in Plovdiv, Bulgaria with the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra. It also features the lineup of original Asia members John Wetton, Carl Palmer and Geoff Downes with guitarist Sam Coulson.... »

  • King Crimson Announces Summer 2017 Tour Dates

    King Crimson Announces Summer 2017 Tour Dates

    After teasing that they would be going on a North American tour this year, King Crimson has finally revealed the tour schedule for 2017. The trek kicks off on June 13th in Seattle, Washington and will make its way across the U.S. and Canada before ending with a pair of to-be-confirmed dates in Mexico City.... »

  • Miles Mosley Announces Uprising World Tour

    Miles Mosley Announces Uprising World Tour

    Hot off the release of his killer solo album, Uprising, upright bassist Miles Mosley has announced an extensive world tour that will cover North America and Europe from April to July. As usual, his band The West Coast Get Down will be by his side. The tour kicks off April 1st at Sage Gates Head... »

  • Thundercat Releases “Drunk”

    Thundercat Releases “Drunk”

    Thundercat’s long awaited full-length followup to 2015 EP The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam is finally out. Drunk is a 23-track exploration of the bassist/vocalist’s dark humor marked by shorter, more intense musical vignettes. As always, his unique six-string chordal playing creates a dream-like sonic playground punctuated by funky licks and quirky lyrics. Thudercat,... »

  • Peter Erskine Releases New Albums with Benjamin Shepherd and Damian Erskine

    Peter Erskine Releases New Albums with Benjamin Shepherd and Damian Erskine

    Drum legend Peter Erskine has worked with a slew of the world’s best bass players, and that’s once again documented on two new albums from his projects. First up, Erskine’s “Dr. Um” band has followed up their successful debut album with Second Opinion. Where the original album featured Janek Gwizdala, the former Weather Report drummer... »

  • Earth, Wind & Fire Announce Spring Tour

    Earth, Wind & Fire Announce Spring Tour

    Bass legend Verdine White will be hitting the road with Earth, Wind & Fire this spring for a tour that will span March. Focusing on the East Coast, the tour kicks off March 9th in Saint Augustine, Florida and is scheduled to wrap up April 2nd at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in South... »

  • EchoTest Releases Third Album, “From Two Balconies”

    EchoTest Releases Third Album, “From Two Balconies”

    Ever since Julie Slick teased the album back in October, we’ve been patiently waiting for the new EchoTest album. Now we’re basking in the goodness that the band calls From Two Balconies. Slick shares bass duties in the band on her Bass VI with fellow phenom Marco Machera, who plays on a five-string. Slick gave... »

  • The Descendents Announce 2017 Tour

    The Descendents Announce 2017 Tour

    Punk legends The Descendents have announced a massive headlining North Amercian tour that will kick off in April and continue throughout December. Anchored by Karl Alvarez, the band will start in Santa Cruz, California and make their way East and then South to cover most of the U.S. with a handful of Canadian dates mixed... »

  • Muse Unveils 2017 North American Tour Dates

    Muse Unveils 2017 North American Tour Dates

    Bassist Chris Wolstenholme and Muse will be hitting the road this year for an 18-date tour of North America. Beginning May 20th in West Palm Beach, Florida, the trek will take them across the U.S. and Canada with performances scheduled out as far as September 20th. Tour support will be provided by 30 Seconds To... »