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  • Allman Brothers Add Tour Dates

    Allman Brothers Add Tour Dates

    The Allman Brothers Band is making their touring return, now that Gregg Allman is recovering from a liver transplant in late June. The group features the bass talents of Oteil Burbridge, who took up the position after the Allen Woody left in 1997 to pursue Gov’t Mule full time. The 11-date trek takes place this... »

  • Phish Announce Fall 2010 Tour Dates, Free Soundboard Recordings

    Phish Announce Fall 2010 Tour Dates, Free Soundboard Recordings

    Mike Gordon and the gang in Phish have announced new Fall 2010 tour dates, which run from Texas to New Jersey throughout the month of October. The 12-date trek kicks off with their appearance at the Austin City Limits Festival, which has already sold out. Tickets go on sale for the rest of the dates... »

  • Ben Allison’s Newport Festival Performance Released Online

    Ben Allison’s Newport Festival Performance Released Online

    Audio from bassist/composer Ben Allison’s entire set from the 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival is available for free online streaming through NPR Music. The show kicks off with a great bass solo intro to Allison’s composition “Green Al,” from his latest record, Think Free. The band includes Shane Endsley on trumpet, Jenny Scheinman on violin,... »

  • Doug Wimbish Announces Wim-Bash 2010

    Doug Wimbish Announces Wim-Bash 2010

    Doug Wimbish has announced his 6th annual Wim-Bash, a day long musical event that builds up to Doug performing in three of his groups: Little Axe, Tack>>Head, and Living Colour. The show also includes 12 bands leading up to the “Soundsystem” himself. Wim-Bash 2010 takes place August 28 at Sully’s Pub in Hartford, CT from... »

  • Gorillaz Announce North American Tour, with Paul Simonon

    Gorillaz Announce North American Tour, with Paul Simonon

    The Gorilaz have announced an extensive North American fall tour in support of their March 2010 release, Plastic Beach. This is the third album from the animated group, which was created by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and Tank Girl animator Jamie Hewlett. The tour will mark a rite of passage for the group, as it... »

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  • Win Tickets To Ozzfest From Nikki Sixx

    Win Tickets To Ozzfest From Nikki Sixx

    Ozzfest 2010 is just around the corner, and Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx wants you to join him for the Boston show. Crue is one of this year’s headliners, and Nikki is having a contest on his Sixx Sense website to win two concert tickets, roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations, ground transfers, and a “meet and greet”... »

  • Dropkick Murphys Add U.S. Tour Dates

    Dropkick Murphys Add U.S. Tour Dates

    The Dropkick Murphys, led by bassist/vocalist Ken Casey, will be coming to the U.S. after a small break from their worldwide tour. The group will be have dates in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada and then join the Vans Warped Tour for about a week. The group is continuing to tour in support of their... »

  • 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... »