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Reader Spotlight: Johnnie Castro
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Johnnie Castro

Meet Johnnie Castro, a bassist who has overcome a lot in life, but has broken through to do some amazing work with music. Johnnie is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story...

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In Memoriam: Kelley Looney
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Kelley Looney

Kelley Looney has passed away. He was 61 years old. Most fans know him as bassist for Steve Earle and The Dukes. He also worked with Tom Kimmel, The Thieves, Deana Carter, and more.

In Memoriam: Timi Hansen
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Timi Hansen

Timi Hansen, who played bass with Mercyful Fate, has passed away after a long battle with cancer. He was 61 years old. The news was shared by Mercyful Fate singer King Diamond.

In Memoriam: Erik Scott
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Erik Scott

Erik Scott has passed away after a long battle with cancer. He was 71 years old. The news was shared on his official Facebook page by his wife, Mickie Scott.

Just Play: An Interview with Matt Geraghty
Interviews

Just Play: An Interview with Matt Geraghty

As bassists, our role is to typically lift up those around us and support the music. More often than not the bass is a reflection of a person’s character. Matt Geraghty embodies that concept. We caught up with the bassist in this new interview.

In Memoriam: George Chambers
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: George Chambers

Sad news to share today: George “Pops” Chambers of the Chambers Brothers has passed away. He was 88 years old. The Chambers Brothers are best known for their hit "Time Has Come Today," which reached 11 on the Billboard charts in 1968.

In Memoriam: Larry Junstrom
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Larry Junstrom

Larry Junstrom, .38 Special’s bassist and an original member of Lynyrd Skynyrd, has died. He was 70 years old.

In Memoriam: Kim Shattuck
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Kim Shattuck

Sad news to report today: Muffs singer and former Pixies bassist Kim Shattuck has passed away. She was 56 years old. The news was shared by her Muffs bandmates on Facebook.

Grooves & Sushi: An Interview with Norm Stockton
Interviews

Grooves & Sushi: An Interview with Norm Stockton

Norm Stockton is giving music lovers an inside look at musician hangouts and the creation process with a new project called “Grooves & Sushi.” We caught up with Norm to find out more about this project.

In Memoriam: Larry Taylor
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Larry Taylor

Sad news to share: Larry Taylor has passed away after a long battle with cancer. He was 77 years old. Nicknamed “The Mole,” Taylor was the founding bassist for Canned Heat and played with the band from 1967 to 1970.