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  • Glenn Hughes Announces Solo UK Tour

    Glenn Hughes Announces Solo UK Tour

    Former Deep Purple and Black Sabbath member Glenn Hughes has announced a fall tour of the UK. “I’m thrilled to embark on the most extensive U.K. solo tour of my career,” he reports. Most recently, Hughes collaborated with drummer Jason Bonham and guitarist Joe Bonamassa in the supergroup Black Country Communion. Glenn Hughes Solo Tour... »

  • Gary Karr’s KarrKamp XIV Wraps Up With Concert

    Gary Karr’s KarrKamp XIV Wraps Up With Concert

    July 27th will bring the culmination of double bass virtuoso Gary Karr’s 2010 KarrKamp program. Karr, who founded the International Society of Bassists in 1967, has been teaching summer school to 18 students each year at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. The pinnacle of each program is the Basses Loaded concert, held this... »

  • Roger Waters and David Gilmour Plan Surprise Reunion

    Roger Waters and David Gilmour Plan Surprise Reunion

    After years of bad blood between the two, ex-Pink Floyd bandmates Roger Waters and David Gilmour seem to be patching things up. The duo recently teamed up for the first time since Live 8 in 2005, to perform for the Hoping Foundation in Oxfordshire where they played a 4 song set of Floyd classics, plus... »

  • Jack Bruce Tours with Hippiefest 2010

    Jack Bruce Tours with Hippiefest 2010

    Jack Bruce will be on tour through the whole month of August as a part of Hippiefest 2010. The tour brings together musicians from the ‘60s and ‘70s to relive the spirit of that era. Other artists on the tour include Mitch Ryder, Badfinger, Rare Earth, and War. Jack will also be have a one... »

  • Geezer Butler Speaks on Dio Tribute Performance

    Geezer Butler Speaks on Dio Tribute Performance

    The members of Heaven & Hell will remember their late singer, Ronnie James Dio, with a performance at the High Voltage Festival in London on July 24th. The one-off show will celebrate Dio’s life, which was cut short by cancer earlier this year. Glenn Hughes and Jorn Lande, who both had ties to Dio, will... »

  • Stanley Clarke Band Tour Update

    Stanley Clarke‘s tour in support of his latest album, The Stanley Clarke Band, just wrapped up in North America and continues with stops in Russia, Turkey, Belgium, Holland, Czech Republic, England, Italy, France and Spain. The tour returns to the US in August. Don’t miss the Heads Up/No Treble contest: 10 lucky winners will receive... »

  • Victor Wooten Band Summer Tour Dates

    Victor Wooten has just started a new tour with his band for the summer. The lineup includes Victor’s brothers, Regi Wooten on guitar and Joseph Wooten on keyboards, as well as Derico Watson on drums. The tour will include dates throughout the southern USA and Australia from now through September 26th: July 8, 2010 –... »

  • Deftones Announce Summer Headliner Tour

    The Deftones are hitting the road starting in August, for a US tour in support of their latest album, Diamond Eyes. One dollar from each ticket sold will go to the fund in support of bassist Chi Cheng, who continues remains in a semi-conscious state after a 2008 car accident. The band is fitting in... »

  • Sublime with Rome Announce Tour

    Sublime with Rome have announced an extensive tour as a follow-up to their debut 6-date trek in April and May. The group continues to perform popular songs from Sublime’s self-titled album, which was released just after original singer Brad Nowell’s death. Bassist Eric Wilson explained earlier this year, “Many of our songs have never been... »

  • Low Notes for Nashville Kicks Off NAMM Weekend Right

    The guys from Low Notes for Nashville really know how to throw a party. Low Notes For Nashville – The Benefit Concert was held last night in Nashville, with a non-stop, 4+ hour lineup of bassists performing and sharing stories about Nashville, area musicians and ways to help people impacted by the flooding that took... »