Bassists: News, Spotlights, Interviews
The post-hardcore supergroup Black Map struck again earlier this year with their third studio album, Melodoria, which delivers heavy riffs with memorable hooks. We caught up with Ben Flanagan to find out more.
D-Generation and Danzig bassist Howie Pyro, aka Howard Kusten, has died following complications from COVID-19. He was 61 years old. The news was shared by his bandmate Jesse Malin on Instagram.
Meet Damian Diaz, a bassist from Dallas, Texas who started on the bassoon before eventually adding the bass to his impressive list of accomplishments. Damian is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story…
Randy Rand, who co-founded the ’80s hard rock outfit Autograph, has died of undisclosed causes. He was 62 years old. The news was shared by the band in an official statement.
We’re kicking off a special two-part interview series with two Wonder Women of the Bass, starting with Jacqueline Pickett and Susan Hagen.
Ben Carr, aka Carrtoons, is a bassist and producer who channels old-school vibes into modern grooves. His wildly popular Instagram provides glimpses into his sound, and the bassist has now released a new solo album, “Homegrown”. We caught up with Ben to get the scoop.
A legendary luthier has left us as Rick Turner, whose work with Alebmic revolutionized the bass world, has passed away. He was 78 years old. The news was shared by his children Ethan and June.
Dance Gavin Dance bassist Tim Feerick has passed away of undisclosed causes. He was only 34 years old. The news was shared via the band’s Twitter page.
After months of anticipation, Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson’s Envy of None’s self-titled debut is finally available. We caught up with Andy Curran to get the scoop on the new project, playing with Alex Lifeson post-Rush, and more.
Jazz bass virtuoso, composer, and bandleader Charnett Moffett died suddenly on Monday, April 11th of a heart attack. He was 54 years old. The news was confirmed by his publicist, Lydia Liebman.
Margaritas Podridas is a killer alternative rock band hailing from Hermosillo, Mexico that channels the ferocity of grunge and the melancholy of shoegaze. We caught up with bassist Carolina Enriquez to get the scoop.
The story of Muscle Shoals as a recording mecca is simply incredible. We’re thrilled to share the return of our “Stories Behind the Songs” series, with the great David Hood sharing 15 of his memorable tracks.