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  • Jeffrey Osborne Releases “Worth It All”

    Jeffrey Osborne Releases “Worth It All”

    Former L.T.D. vocalist Jeffrey Osborne has gone back to his roots with Worth It All, a record he describes as an old-school R&B album. “I approached it like things from the past that influenced me then wrote my versions,” he explains. “For example, ‘Let a Brotha Know’ sounds like a song I would have done... »

  • Dimmu Borgir Announces New Bass Player; Tour Dates

    Dimmu Borgir Announces New Bass Player; Tour Dates

    Symphonic black metal outfit Dimmu Borgir has announced a new bass player, and it’s someone that will be familiar fans of the genre. Victor Brandt, formerly of Entombed A.D and Firespawn will be holding down the low end from now on, they stated on Facebook. ”We are very excited to have Victor become a part... »

  • Tower of Power Celebrate 50 Years with “Soul Side of Town”

    Tower of Power Celebrate 50 Years with “Soul Side of Town”

    Who knew you could be so funky for so long? Tower of Power is celebrating 50 years of making music in 2018 with a new album called Soul Side of Town. While the band’s lineup has changed up through the years, the album includes original saxophonists Emilio Castillo and Stephen “Doc” Kupka as well as... »

  • Alkaloid Returns with “Liquid Anatomy”

    Alkaloid Returns with “Liquid Anatomy”

    Alkaloid has returned with their sophomore album, entitled Liquid Anatomy. The extreme prog metal band features a killer lineup including former Obscura members Hannes Grossmann and Christian Münzner as well as current Obscura bassist Linus Klausenitzer. Former Aborted guitarist Danny Tunker and Dark Fortress vocalist Morean fill things out. Though he’s known for his killer... »

  • Havok Announces North American Tour Dates

    Havok Announces North American Tour Dates

    Havok is hitting the road to continue supporting their latest album, Conformicide. Anchored by beastly bassist Nick Schiendzielos, the band will take over North America starting with a handful of dates in Mexico before heading to the U.S. and Canada through July and August. Check out the bassist’s aggressive style in the video for “Intention... »

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  • Marcus Miller Returns with “Laid Black”

    Marcus Miller Returns with “Laid Black”

    After exploring his musical roots on his 2015 album, Afrodeezia, Marcus Miller has brought things up to date on his new album Laid Black. His iconic bass lines tie a mix of current styles together with killer instrumental melodies. “‘Afrodeezia’ was like a musical voyage through my history. I followed the journey of my ancestors... »

  • Gorillaz Head Out On 2018 World Tour

    Gorillaz Head Out On 2018 World Tour

    The Gorillaz are back on the road in preparation for their new album, The Now Now, which drops later this month. The animated band will have a new bassist, the band revealed, as Murdoc Niccals is in jail. In his place will be Ace from the cartoon The Powerpuff Girls. Providing the real bass on... »

  • Judith Owen Releases “RedisCOVERed” with Leland Sklar

    Judith Owen Releases “RedisCOVERed” with Leland Sklar

    Judith Owen has released RedisCOVERed, and album of reimagined pop and rock songs. While the singer-songwriter has included cover songs in her work before, this is the first time she has dedicated an entire album to it. Songs on RedisCOVERed run the gamut of musical styles with versions of Drake’s “Hotline Bling”, Deep Purple’s “Smoke... »

  • Breaking Benjamin Releases “Ember”

    Breaking Benjamin Releases “Ember”

    Breaking Benjamin has returned with their sixth studio album, Ember, and it’s their heaviest yet. The effort is the band’s second since being completely reformed by frontman Benjamin Burnley in 2014 and as such the second to feature Aaron Bruch holding down the low end. The bassist’s thick tone fills the album out, especially on... »

  • Michael Manring Japan Tour Blu-Ray Available For Preorder

    Michael Manring Japan Tour Blu-Ray Available For Preorder

    Japan’s Pudding Broadcast is working to release a new live Michael Manring video on Blu-ray, and they need our help. Manring toured Japan back in 2016 when Pudding, a film, and audio production company, recorded his performances. “In October 2016, we invited Michael Manring for his first solo live tour in Japan,” they write. “Thanks... »