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  • Joe Satriani Releases “What Happens Next” with Glenn Hughes

    Joe Satriani Releases “What Happens Next” with Glenn Hughes

    Guitar legend Joe Satriani has just released his sixteenth studio album, What Happens Next, and he lined up a killer trio for it. The record is filled out by Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and former Deep Purple bassist Glenn Hughes. Though he’s known for his progressive style, Satriani took a more straight-forward... »

  • Corrosion of Conformity Releases “No Cross No Crown”

    Corrosion of Conformity Releases “No Cross No Crown”

    Corrosion of Conformity has returned with No Cross No Crown, their first album to feature guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan since 2005’s In the Arms of God. Keenan reunited with the band in 2016 to return them from a trio to a quartet. “It’s been great, definitely good to have the whole crew in effect and go... »

  • Alex Lofoco Releases Debut Solo Album, “Beyond”

    Alex Lofoco Releases Debut Solo Album, “Beyond”

    Italian-born, London-based bassist Alex Lofoco has just released his debut album, Beyond, although you wouldn’t know it’s his first solo album from the music. Sometimes biting and sometimes intimate, the intricate music brings lots of influences and was created with an A-list team of musicians. “The album is a mix of fusion rock, jazz, progressive,... »

  • Juraj Griglák & Company Live Album Now Available

    Juraj Griglák & Company Live Album Now Available

    Bassist Juraj Griglák has released a new live CD with a killer band. Juraj Griglák & Company Live features Bobby Sparks, Poogie Bell, and Chris Hemingway performing five of the bass player’s songs from a May 2015 concert at Barmuseum in Martin, Slovakia. “I listened to a recording from a concert in Martin and I... »

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  • Bass Battle Branches Out with “Electric Play”

    Bass Battle Branches Out with “Electric Play”

    Bass Battle, aka Bogdan Diaconeasa, has released a new album, but this one is a little different from his previous efforts. While it still has some killer bass on it, Electric Play focuses on the guitar. “Guys, for some of you, this new release could sound a little bit paradoxical, a project called Bass Battle... »

  • Bassists Alliance Teams Up For “Crush”

    Bassists Alliance Teams Up For “Crush”

    If you’ve felt the ground rumbling late, it’s probably because bassists from all over the world have teamed up for the Bassists Alliance. The project, which features thirteen bassists and one drummer, has released their debut album, Crush. Formed by Alberto Rigoni and Six Feet Under bassist Jeff Hughell, the group’s new album is as... »

  • The Levin Brothers Announce Live Album, Tour Dates

    The Levin Brothers Announce Live Album, Tour Dates

    Tony Levin and his brother Pete have followed up their debut album with a new live release, entitled Special Delivery. Produced three years after the Levin Brothers’ self-titled debut, the new album captures the duo along with saxophonist Erik Lawrence and drummer Jeff Siegel during their 2017 tour. The quartet tackles mostly original tunes penned... »

  • “On Air” Compiles Early Rolling Stones Recordings

    “On Air” Compiles Early Rolling Stones Recordings

    Listen up, Rolling Stones fans: the legendary rock band has put out a new compilation album called On Air. The 18-song collection brings together live and studio performances from various BBC shows between 1963 and 1965, during which time Bill Wyman was starting to produce some of his most iconic bass lines. Tracks include takes... »

  • U2 Release “Songs of Experience”

    U2 Release “Songs of Experience”

    U2 has followed up their 2014 album Songs of Innocence with Songs of Experience. Like its predecessor, the group’s 14th album looks back on the band’s career and lessons learned through the years. Adam Clayton explains that through everything they’ve experienced, it boils down to simple things: “The idea is what has it taught us?... »

  • Rush’s “A Farewell To Kings” Gets 40th Anniversary Reissue

    Rush’s “A Farewell To Kings” Gets 40th Anniversary Reissue

    It’s been 40 years since Rush released A Farewell To Kings. The album, which notably features the hit “Closer to the Heart” among others, is being celebrated by the trio with a reissue including a massive box set. Anchored by the incredible bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee, each version of the reissue includes a remastered version of... »