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  • EchoTest Releases Third Album, “From Two Balconies”

    EchoTest Releases Third Album, “From Two Balconies”

    Ever since Julie Slick teased the album back in October, we’ve been patiently waiting for the new EchoTest album. Now we’re basking in the goodness that the band calls From Two Balconies. Slick shares bass duties in the band on her Bass VI with fellow phenom Marco Machera, who plays on a five-string. Slick gave... »

  • The Descendents Announce 2017 Tour

    The Descendents Announce 2017 Tour

    Punk legends The Descendents have announced a massive headlining North Amercian tour that will kick off in April and continue throughout December. Anchored by Karl Alvarez, the band will start in Santa Cruz, California and make their way East and then South to cover most of the U.S. with a handful of Canadian dates mixed... »

  • Muse Unveils 2017 North American Tour Dates

    Muse Unveils 2017 North American Tour Dates

    Bassist Chris Wolstenholme and Muse will be hitting the road this year for an 18-date tour of North America. Beginning May 20th in West Palm Beach, Florida, the trek will take them across the U.S. and Canada with performances scheduled out as far as September 20th. Tour support will be provided by 30 Seconds To... »

  • Metallica Announces North American WorldWired Tour Dates

    Metallica Announces North American WorldWired Tour Dates

    Fresh off of their performance at the Grammys, Metallica has announced a North American leg of their “WorldWired” tour. The trek, which kicks off May 10th in Baltimore, will be in support of their latest album, Hardwired… To Self-Destruct. It will be the band’s first full-scale North American tour since 2009. After the Baltimore, Maryland... »

  • Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp Returns for 2017

    Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp Returns for 2017

    Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp is returning for 2017, and it’s promising to be another great event. The three-day camp will take place March 17th through the 19th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a great lineup of instructors. This year participants will learn from Bryan Beller, Mike Pope, Adam Nitti, Justin Raines, Freekbass, Rob Smith, Anthony... »

  • George Porter, Jr. Recording with Snoop Dogg

    George Porter, Jr. Recording with Snoop Dogg

    Legendary bassist George Porter, Jr. has played with a who’s who of the music industry, but that list has just gotten a little bigger. Porter, who championed the groove with The Meters, revealed that he’s been recording with rap icon Snoop Dogg. He shared the news on Facebook with a photo of himself with Snoop.... »

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  • Bill Wyman Chronicles The Rhythm Kings With New Box Set

    Bill Wyman Chronicles The Rhythm Kings With New Box Set

    Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has released a new box set chronicling the live performances of his band The Rhythm Kings. The Kings Of Rhythm Volume 4: Race With The Devil contains three DVDs and a CD of the 10-piece blues and soul band with Wyman at the helm. “The band has a core... »

  • Snarky Puppy Announces European Tour with Special Guests

    Snarky Puppy Announces European Tour with Special Guests

    Snarky Puppy has announced an extensive tour of Europe that will take the band across the continent from April to June. The band, led by bassist Michael League, will kick things off in Budapest, Hungary on April 20th and eventually wrap things up on June 7th in Eindhoven, Netherlands. They’ll be joined by several of... »

  • Halo Orbit, Featuring Juan Alderete, Releases Debut Album

    Halo Orbit, Featuring Juan Alderete, Releases Debut Album

    Halo Orbit’s new self-titled debut album is available now. The trio is anchored by bass heavyweight Juan Alderete (Mars Volta, Deltron 3030), with drummer Mark Guiliana (David Bowie’s Blackstar, Beat Music) and guitarist suGar Yoshinaga (Buffalo Daughter). Each member’s unique voice blends to create incredible sonic explorations that range from atmospheric improvisations to trance to... »

  • Elbow Releases Seventh Studio Album, “Little Fictions”

    Elbow Releases Seventh Studio Album, “Little Fictions”

    English alt-rock band Elbow has returned with their seventh studio album, Little Fictions. Inspired by topics ranging from love to Britain’s pending exit from the European Union, the entire album is rooted by Pete Turner, who dishes out melodic bass lines to punctuate dreamy songs. Little Fictions is available now on , and as a... »