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  • Paul McCartney Announces New U.S. “One on One” Tour Dates

    Paul McCartney Announces New U.S. “One on One” Tour Dates

    Paul McCartney fans rejoice: the former Beatle has announced a new 14-show leg of his “One on One” tour. The trek will kick off with a string of dates in July forcusing on the South and Midwest before covering New Jersey, New York, and Michigan in September and October. It will include McCartney’s first visit... »

  • Herbie Hancock Recruits James Genus for Summer Tour

    Herbie Hancock Recruits James Genus for Summer Tour

    Jazz legend Herbie Hancock has announced a tour of the United States and Europe this summer, and it’s going to be incredible. He’s put together a killer lineup for his band with Vinnie Colaiuta on drums, Lionel Loueke on guitar, Terrace Martin on drums, and James Genus on bass. The bassist has been a mainstay... »

  • Robert Trujillo’s 12-Year-Old Son to Tour with Korn

    Robert Trujillo’s 12-Year-Old Son to Tour with Korn

    They say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, and that seems to be the case in the Trujillo family. Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo’s twelve-year-old son Tye Trujillo will be hitting the road with Korn this month. The news was posted to Korn’s Facebook page, which stated that full-time bassist Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu will... »

  • Unreleased Jaco Pastorius Live Album Coming Soon

    Unreleased Jaco Pastorius Live Album Coming Soon

    A previously unreleased Jaco Pastorius live album has been unearthed and will be available to the public this spring. Truth, Liberty & Soul captures the entire performance featuring the bass legend’s Word of Mouth big band (along with harmonica virtuoso Toots Thielemans) from a 1982 recording for NPR’s “Jazz Alive!” program. “I think that this... »

  • Trevor Dunn Anchors New John Zorn Album

    Trevor Dunn Anchors New John Zorn Album

    Composer John Zorn has released the sixth album with his 21st-century ensemble Simulacrum, called The Garden of Earthly Delights. The powerhouse band is comprised of bassist Trevor Dunn, keyboardist John Medeski, drummer Kenny Grohowski, guitarist Matt Hollenberg, and vocalist Sara Serpa. The exploratory album celebrates the 500th anniversary of the death of renowned painter Hieronymus... »

  • Asia Release Live CD/DVD Set Featuring the Late John Wetton

    Asia Release Live CD/DVD Set Featuring the Late John Wetton

    Asia has released a 2-CD/DVD live set called Symfonia – Live In Bulgaria 2013. The release captures the band in a concert at a second-century Roman theater in Plovdiv, Bulgaria with the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra. It also features the lineup of original Asia members John Wetton, Carl Palmer and Geoff Downes with guitarist Sam Coulson.... »

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  • King Crimson Announces Summer 2017 Tour Dates

    King Crimson Announces Summer 2017 Tour Dates

    After teasing that they would be going on a North American tour this year, King Crimson has finally revealed the tour schedule for 2017. The trek kicks off on June 13th in Seattle, Washington and will make its way across the U.S. and Canada before ending with a pair of to-be-confirmed dates in Mexico City.... »

  • Miles Mosley Announces Uprising World Tour

    Miles Mosley Announces Uprising World Tour

    Hot off the release of his killer solo album, Uprising, upright bassist Miles Mosley has announced an extensive world tour that will cover North America and Europe from April to July. As usual, his band The West Coast Get Down will be by his side. The tour kicks off April 1st at Sage Gates Head... »

  • Thundercat Releases “Drunk”

    Thundercat Releases “Drunk”

    Thundercat’s long awaited full-length followup to 2015 EP The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam is finally out. Drunk is a 23-track exploration of the bassist/vocalist’s dark humor marked by shorter, more intense musical vignettes. As always, his unique six-string chordal playing creates a dream-like sonic playground punctuated by funky licks and quirky lyrics. Thudercat,... »

  • Peter Erskine Releases New Albums with Benjamin Shepherd and Damian Erskine

    Peter Erskine Releases New Albums with Benjamin Shepherd and Damian Erskine

    Drum legend Peter Erskine has worked with a slew of the world’s best bass players, and that’s once again documented on two new albums from his projects. First up, Erskine’s “Dr. Um” band has followed up their successful debut album with Second Opinion. Where the original album featured Janek Gwizdala, the former Weather Report drummer... »