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  • Latin American Double Bass Workshop Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    Latin American Double Bass Workshop Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    The 10th annual Encuentro Latinoamericano de Contrabajos will take place Saturday, November 22nd through Thursday, November 27th at the Tijuana Cultural Center in Tijuana, Mexico. The week-long Latin American bass workshop is presented by the Contrabajos de Baja California and will include quartets, group classes, masterclasses, a bass orchestra, and much more. This year’s guest... »

  • Napalm Death Announces New Album Release Date, North American Tour

    Napalm Death Announces New Album Release Date, North American Tour

    Next year will be a big year for Grindcore legends Napalm Death, as the group have announced a new album and tour for January. Apex Predator – Easy Meat, will be the band’s 16th album, hitting stores on January 27, 2015. Of course, the album will feature the ripping bass lines of Shane Embury. “Some... »

  • Robert Trujillo’s “Jaco: The Film” Available for Pre-Order

    Robert Trujillo’s “Jaco: The Film” Available for Pre-Order

    If you’ve been anxiously awaiting the Robert Trujillo produced film on Jaco Pastorius like we have, then here’s some good news. The film is now available for pre-order, via a crowdfunding campaign on Pledge Music. Pre-ordering the film helps to make it a reality. Trujillo shared this update: “Hola everyone, thanks for checking out our... »

  • Blotted Science, Featuring Alex Webster, Announce New Album

    Blotted Science, Featuring Alex Webster, Announce New Album

    Three years after the release of bug-themed album The Animation of Entomology, instrumental metal band Blotted Science has announced they’ll return to the studio in December to record their next project. Group leader Ron Jarzombek says the new album has a title and nearly forty minutes of music written. Virology will be a concept album... »

  • “An Evening of Who Music” Benefit Concert to Feature Geddy Lee and Others

    “An Evening of Who Music” Benefit Concert to Feature Geddy Lee and Others

    The Who is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, and they’re doing some important work. The band has announced they’ll be performing at a benefit concert on November 11th in support of the Teenage Cancer Trust. The “house band” for the event will include Simon Townshend, Zak Starkey, Pino Palladino, Billy Nicholls, Frank Simes, Loren... »

  • Robert “Bubby” Lewis Previews New Album with “Gold Rush”

    Robert “Bubby” Lewis Previews New Album with “Gold Rush”

    Back in May, Robert “Bubby” Lewis discussed his tone with us, and he dropped us a few clues about his upcoming album, 1UP. “It’s got a lot of interesting stuff happening with some cool collaborations,” he said. “I’m trying different stuff and experimenting. If it feels good, then I’m good.” Now he’s released its first... »

  • Evan Brewer Leaves The Faceless

    Evan Brewer Leaves The Faceless

    Things have really shaken up for technical death metal outfit The Faceless with the departure of bassist Evan Brewer and drummer Alex Rudinger. After nearly four years with the band, Brewer took to social media to announce that he was leaving. “After almost four years of good times with The Faceless I’ve decided to leave... »

  • Tech N9ne Announces Band of Psychos Tour with David Pastorius

    Tech N9ne Announces Band of Psychos Tour with David Pastorius

    Almost one year ago, David Pastorius blew everyone away with a nasty playalong with Tech N9ne’s “Questions.” That video and his subsequent videos caught the rapper’s attention, leading to some work together. Now Pastorius will be hitting the road with Tech N9ne on his fall “Band of Psychos” tour. The outing, which will be Tech... »

  • Max Green Leaves Falling in Reverse

    Max Green Leaves Falling in Reverse

    Bassist Max Green has parted ways with post-hardcore band Falling in Reverse, according to a press release from the band. Green, who has had a long musical relationship with controversial frontman Ronnie Radke, cited personal reasons for the split. “Max Green has exited the Falling In Reverse lineup due to personal matters unrelated to the... »

  • Jeff Rouse Joins Fozzy

    Jeff Rouse Joins Fozzy

    After filling in for bassist Paul DiLeo for several months, bassist Jeff Rouse is now a permanent member of Fozzy. The rock band, fronted by WWE star Chris Jericho, announced the news in a press release. “Jeff is an incredible musician and singer who has spent the last decade playing in Duff McKagan’s Loaded and... »