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  • Happy Ninth Birthday, No Treble!

    Happy Ninth Birthday, No Treble!

    For 10 years (before we launched), I had the dream to launch No Treble. Nine years ago today, it became a reality. What started out as a personal passion project has grown bigger than I’d ever imagined. Thank you for being here and making this so much fun. Our eighth year was a fun one.... »

  • Bryan Beller Announces New Studio Album

    Bryan Beller Announces New Studio Album

    Bryan Beller has announced he’s working on his first solo studio album in ten years. Scenes From The Flood will be a modern progressive double album concept, the bassist says. “Tracking continues in earnest. I’ll have plenty more to say about who’s on it and what it’s about in the coming months,” he teased. “For... »

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  • Stryper Releases “God Damn Evil”

    Stryper Releases “God Damn Evil”

    Christian Metal band Stryper has returned with their 12th studio album, God Damn Evil. The follow-up to 2015’s Fallen, the album is the first to feature new bassist Perry Richardson, who came into the fold after longtime member Timothy Gaines left last year. “We jammed and heard him play, and he’s a really killer player,”... »

  • MC5’s Michael Davis Memoir Published

    MC5’s Michael Davis Memoir Published

    Legendary rock band MC5 is celebrating 50 years since the release of the seminal album, Kick Out The Jams. (Check out the upcoming tour with Dug Pinnick on bass.) Part of the year’s festivities include the release of a new memoir by the late Michael Davis. is a 350-page book that details the bassist’s time... »

  • The Who Release “Live at the Fillmore East 1968”

    The Who Release “Live at the Fillmore East 1968”

    A unique performance from The Who is now available in a three-LP or 2-CD set. Live at the Fillmore East 1968 captures the band in New York City nearing the end of a long tour, but more importantly, the shows took place one day after the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King.... »

  • Sting and Shaggy Release “44/876”

    Sting and Shaggy Release “44/876”

    In a somewhat unlikely pairing, Sting and Shaggy have teamed up to release 44/876. The album’s title is taken from the area codes for the U.K. and Jamacia, respectively, to represent each musician’s background. “I think on paper it’s pretty unlikely. We have very different vocal styles,” the former Police bassist admits. “Yet when we... »

  • Bela Fleck and the Flecktones Announce 30th Anniversary Tour Dates

    Bela Fleck and the Flecktones Announce 30th Anniversary Tour Dates

    Bela Fleck and the Flecktones are celebrating 30 years of music this summer with a handful of North American tour dates. The band will feature the original lineup of Fleck, Roy “Future Man” Wooten, Howard Levy, and Victor Wooten. The outing revolves mostly around festivals in late June, kicking off with the Rochester Jazz Festival... »

  • Janek Gwizdala Releases “The Bass Player’s Ultimate Chop Builder”

    Janek Gwizdala Releases “The Bass Player’s Ultimate Chop Builder”

    Janek Gwizdala has expanded his line of educational bass books to beef up your technique. The Bass Player’s Ultimate Chop Builder is split into two books: one for major and one for minor. “Having chops is about being able to play anything you hear and seamlessly communicate that with your audience,” Gwizdala states. “The Ultimate... »

  • Sly & Robbie Team with Norwegian Trumpeter Nils Petter Molvaer For “Nordub”

    Sly & Robbie Team with Norwegian Trumpeter Nils Petter Molvaer For “Nordub”

    The legendary reggae rhythm section of Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare (aka Sly & Robbie) have teamed up with Norwegian jazz trumpeter Nils Petter Molvaer to release Nordub, an album that blends “the colorful atmospheres of Norwegian Jazz and the energetic grooves of Jamaica.” The band, which is rounded out with Eivind Aarset on guitar... »

  • Napalm Death Releases “Coded Smears and More Uncommon Slurs”

    Napalm Death Releases “Coded Smears and More Uncommon Slurs”

    Grindcore masters Napalm Death have compiled 31 songs for an album called Coded Smears and More Uncommon Slurs. Taken from tracks recorded between 2004 and 2016, the compilation brings together rarities and exclusive songs for over 90 minutes of music. Bassist Shane Embury spoke on the album earlier this year. “We can’t believe how much... »