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  • The Foo Fighters Return with “Concrete And Gold”

    The Foo Fighters Return with “Concrete And Gold”

    The Foo Fighters are back with their ninth studio album, Concrete and Gold. The album features an eclectic array of styles that came to leader Dave Grohl in a burst of inspiration, standing in stark contrast to 2014’s Sonic Highways. Bassist Nate Mendel holds it all together, no matter the writing arrangements. “It’s really been... »

  • Ringo Starr Recruits Paul McCartney and All-Star Bassists For “Give More Love”

    Ringo Starr Recruits Paul McCartney and All-Star Bassists For “Give More Love”

    It’s safe to say that in the 60 years he’s been playing drums, Ringo Starr has made a few friends. So for his new release, Give More Love, he’s getting by with a little help from them – including a few of the top bass players in the world. The former Beatle’s 19th solo album... »

  • Alter Bridge Releases “Live At The O2 Arena + Rarities”

    Alter Bridge Releases “Live At The O2 Arena + Rarities”

    After releasing The Last Hero late last year, Alter Bridge is back with a live album packed with extras. Live At The O2 Arena + Rarities is a 3 CD set that captures the band’s performance at the famous London venue on November 24th, 2016. The 19-track recording spans the first two CDs, digging into... »

  • Death From Above Release New Album, Announce Tour

    Death From Above Release New Album, Announce Tour

    Death From Above (aka Death From Above 1979) has released their third studio album, entitled Outrage! Is Now. Comprised of the duo of vocalist/drummer Sebastien Grainger and bassist/keyboardist Jesse F. Keeler, the band’s new release is an exploration of pushing the limits of their sound. “We both wanted to see how far we could take... »

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  • Mike Gordon Releases OGOGO, Readies Fall Tour

    Mike Gordon Releases OGOGO, Readies Fall Tour

    Mike Gordon’s fifth solo album, OGOGO, is now available. The Phish bassist tapped longtime partners Scott Murawski (guitar/vocals), Robert Walter (keyboards), John Morgan Kimock (drums) and Craig Myers (percussion) for the record, although it wasn’t the same old recording session for the musicians. Producer Shawn Everett helped to coax new sounds out of them. “All... »

  • Gary Peacock Trio Releases “Tangents”

    Gary Peacock Trio Releases “Tangents”

    At 82 years old and after playing for nearly 65 years, jazz bass master Gary Peacock still has the fire. Any proof you’d need of that is evidenced in his latest album called Tangents, featuring his trio with Marc Copland and Joey Baron. Peacock’s signature bass lines and thoughtful solos grace the album with a... »

  • Living Colour Returns With “Shade”

    Living Colour Returns With “Shade”

    It’s been eight years since the last Living Colour album, but the wait has been worth it. The band has just released Shade, a 13-song record that brings their unique blend of rock, blues, and funk to 2017. This time, it focuses particularly on the blues. The spark for the album came from performing a... »

  • Copeland, Cosma, King, and Belew Team Up for Gizmodrome

    Copeland, Cosma, King, and Belew Team Up for Gizmodrome

    Earlier this year, we found out about a new project started up by The Police’s Stewart Copeland and keyboardist Vittorio Cosma. As if that duo wasn’t cool enough, they brought in Level 42 bassist Mark King and guitar legend Adrian Belew. Now the quartet has released an album that came together in a burst of... »

  • Dmitry Lisenko Releases “minimalist”

    Dmitry Lisenko Releases “minimalist”

    Bassist Dmitry Lisenko has released a new solo album entitled minimalist. The aptly titled record was made only with his acoustic bass guitar. “Minimalism is the practice of making space for the things you value most in life, by removing the excess that distracts you from happiness. In other words: Less is More,” Lisenko writes.... »

  • Victor Wooten Releases “Trypnotyx”

    Victor Wooten Releases “Trypnotyx”

    The wait is over: Victor Wooten’s new album Trypnotyx is now available! Featuring the core trio of Wooten, drummer Dennis Chambers, and saxophonist Bob Franceschini, the record is packed tight with sick grooves and overflowing musicality. From the blazing unison riffs of “Dc10” to the floating melody of “Cruising Altitude” to the gritty title track,... »