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  • John Patitucci Joins Chick Corea for Elektric Band Tour

    John Patitucci Joins Chick Corea for Elektric Band Tour

    The classic lineup of Chick Corea’s Elektric Band will be hitting the road once again this fall. Anchored by bass heavyweight John Patitucci, the band will also include guitarist Frank Gambale, saxophonist Eric Marienthal, and drummer Dave Weckl. “The group sort of reformed itself with everyone’s desire to play together,” Corea explains. “I thought it... »

  • Megadeth Announces Tour with Amon Amarth, Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church, and Havok

    Megadeth Announces Tour with Amon Amarth, Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church, and Havok

    Megadeth have announced a new 18-date tour for September and October, and the billing is insane. The iconic metal group will be joined by Amon Amarth, Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church, and Havok. If you’re a metal bass fan, that means you get to see David Ellefson, Ted Lundström, Ra Diaz, Steve Unger, and Nick Schendzielos... »

  • Wood Brothers Add Fall Leg to 2016 U.S. Tour

    Wood Brothers Add Fall Leg to 2016 U.S. Tour

    The Wood Brothers, anchored by bassist extraordinaire Chris Wood, have announced Fall tour dates to fill out their 2016 tour. The three-piece, Nashville-based band are continuing their trek in support of their latest album, Paradise. Starting in Birmingham, Alabama on October 6th, the newly revealed performances will focus on the Southeast and Midwest. November will... »

  • Prophets of Rage Announce Make America Rage Again Tour

    Prophets of Rage Announce Make America Rage Again Tour

    Guitarist Tom Morello, drummer Brad Wilk and bassist Tim Commerford of Rage Against the Machine fame have teamed up with Public Enemy’s Chuck D and Cypress Hill’s B-Real to form Prophets of Rage. The politically themed band blends elements of each of the members’ respective groups. If you’re wondering what that sounds like, check this... »

  • Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals Announce Tour Dates

    Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals Announce Tour Dates

    Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals crafted a new album after reforming for a 2015 tour, and now, the band, featuring the inimitable Juan Nelson on bass, is touring behind that album, Call It What It Is. The Call It What It Is Tour kicks off June 23 at Marymoor Park in Redmond, Washington, and... »

  • Stuart Hamm Announces Solo Bass Songs and Stories Tour 2016

    Stuart Hamm Announces Solo Bass Songs and Stories Tour 2016

    Here’s a tour you won’t want to miss: Stuart Hamm will be hitting the road in June for his “Solo Bass Songs and Stories Tour”. The trek, which focuses on the Northeast and parts of Canada, will have the bass legend performing songs from his latest album, The Book of Lies, plus new music including... »

  • Guns N’ Roses Reunion Tour Dates Announced

    Guns N’ Roses Reunion Tour Dates Announced

    The wait is over. Guns N’ Roses have announced the specifics for their “Not In This Lifetime” reunion tour. The outing will be bring together original members Axl Rose, Slash, and Duff McKagan with longtime collaborators Dizzy Reed, Richard Fortus, Frank Ferrer, and new keyboardist Melissa Reese. The band played their first reunion show at... »

  • Les Claypool and Sean Lennon Team Up for Album, Tour

    Les Claypool and Sean Lennon Team Up for Album, Tour

    Primus frontman and bass wizard Les Claypool has teamed up with Sean Lennon to form a new band called The Claypool Lennon Delirium, and they’re taking the show on the road. The duo has announced their album, Monolith of Phobos, will be released on June 3rd with a three month tour to follow. Claypool and... »

  • Consider The Source Release Free Album, Announce Spring Tour

    Consider The Source Release Free Album, Announce Spring Tour

    Sci-Fi Middle Eastern Fusion band Consider the Source is celebrating their 10th anniversary in style this year. The band, who have just returned from a two-week trek of India, are releasing a free compilation album spanning their career. Past is Prologue: 2005-2015 includes tracks from each of their studio albums as well as a bonus... »

  • Alabama Shakes Announce 2016 Tour Dates

    Alabama Shakes Announce 2016 Tour Dates

    Fresh off of their Grammy wins for Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song, and Best Alternative Music Album, the Alabama Shakes announced a string of new dates including international festivals and an expansive North American trek. Holding down the low end will be bassist Zac Cockrell, who helped to form the band with vocalist Brittany... »