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  • Primus covers Metallica: Master of Puppets

    Check out Les Claypool and Primus taking Metallica’s “Master of Puppets” in a direction only they can: »

  • David Ellefson’s Rock Shop: Best Case Scenarios

    David Ellefson’s Rock Shop: Best Case Scenarios

    David Ellefson‘s Rock Shop Webisode continues with “Best Case Scenarios”, with a focus on how he travels with his gear. Travel is on David’s mind these days, as he kicks off the tour with his band, Hail! »

  • Larry Graham’s Rock School

    Larry Graham’s Rock School

    Check out this video from an early 80s BBC’s “Rockschool” program. Larry Graham breaks down simple (but awesome) bass lines. We love how the guitarist jumps in on cue, followed by Larry doing the same: Anyone know if this video exists in any commercial format? »

  • Bootsy Collins: live bass solo

    All we can say is this: It’s Bootsy! Oh yeah, and try not to look at the guy behind him. »

  • Someday You’ll Find Me: a bass tapping solo by Mike Hill

    Mike Hill plays with the Johnny Hiland Band, and he lays down a solid groove. After a 2-hour private lesson with Victor Wooten, he started exploring different concepts of the bass resulting in some solo compositions, like this one: For more Mike Hill check out his Myspace page. »

  • Zander Zon: Epic Love

    I spent a lot of time this weekend watching videos by Youtuber Zander Zon, sorry I hadn’t heard of him sooner. It was hard to pick one video to feature, but here goes: “Epic Love” is an original composition by Zander (or is it Mr. Zon?), played on his Zon VB4 bass with D’Addario Piccolo... »

  • Ray Riendeau: Actual Proof

    Hot off the presses, check out bassist Ray Riendeau and drummer Martin Diamond nail Herbie Hancock’s “Actual Proof”. Tight. »

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  • Menn Ársins: Live

    Our good Twitter friend and bassist Sigurdór sends us this video, featuring his band in a recent live performance. We’re on the lookout for more great videos. Post ’em to our group. »

  • Adrian Belew Power Trio, Featuring Julie Slick

    Adrian Belew Power Trio, Featuring Julie Slick

    Robin Slick shared this video with us, via Twitter. Robin is the “mother of 2/3 of Adrian Belew Power Trio”. Her daughter, Julie Slick is the bassist, and her son, Eric Slick, is the drummer. Thanks, @RobinSlick. And well done. »

  • Mark Hoppus red carpet interview

    Bassist/producer Mark Hoppus posted this video of an interview he did with Hollywood Press. They didn’t talk about our favorite subject (bass), but they did talk about one of our second favorites (Twitter). Mark shares, “This is post about a tweet that happened on the red carpet that I tweeted and then they posted and... »