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Them Crooked Vultures: Elephants (Live)
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Them Crooked Vultures: Elephants (Live)

Them Crooked Vultures, featuring John Paul Jones, performing “Elephants” live. ‘Nuff said.

Weekly Top 10

Rewind: the most popular stories last week

In case you missed them, here are the most popular features from last week on No Treble. Happy Holidays from No Treble! Columns & Features Jon Burr continues his video lesson series with Right hand technique, metronome, lead-ins Brian Derek is our bass player in the spotlight. Damian Erskine shares tips on staying healthy Popular Videos Kimberly Lynn: Coppin’ a...

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Gene Simmons sued for assault

Gene Simmons of KISS is being sued for allegedly attacking a couple in a shopping mall in Los Angeles. The couple, Nathan Marlowe and Cynthia Manzo, allege that Simmons “responded negatively” after Marlowe began video taping him and asking him about monogamy. Marlowe claims that Gene Simmons took their camera, then choked and head butted him as well as shouted...

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Jack Bruce & Robin Trower: Seven Moons Live

Bassist Jack Bruce and guitarist Robin Trower performed material from their “Seven Moons” album during concert at the Concertgebouw De Vereeniging in Nijmegen, Netherlands. This is the title track from the album, available in both CD and DVD releases.

Concerts & Tours

Nick Oliveri announces Death Acoustic tour dates

Former Queens of the Stone Age bassist Nick Oliveri’s Death Acoustic tour starts next month, throughout the U.S. east coast. West coast shows will follow later in the year. East coast tour dates: Jan 22: Middle East in Cambridge MA Jan 23: Pianos in New York NY Jan 24: Khyber in Philadelphia PA Jan 25: Velvet Lounge in Washington DC...

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Lemmy Kilmister interviewed by Reality Check TV

An interview with Lemmy Kilmister of the legendary band Motörhead, shot earlier in the year at the Rainbow Bar and Grill in Hollywood, has been posted by Reality Check TV. Motörhead is scheduled to get into the studio in February to create a new album, which will be a follow-up to their last album, Motörizer. Also recently released was Motörhead:...

Christian McBride: Boogie Woogie Waltz
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Christian McBride: Boogie Woogie Waltz

Here’s Christian McBride performing his version of the Weather Report tune “Boogie Woogie Waltz”. McBride said Weather Report used to close their shows with this tune, before “Birdland”. You can hear this tune and others on McBride’s album.

Bass Gear

Gear Watch: Godin to debut new basses at NAMM

Godin Guitars, based out of Montreal, has announced that they will be showing their new bass models, the A4 and A5 SA, at the 2010 winter NAMM show. The models are available as fretted or fretless and in 4- and 5-string versions, but most interesting is the “synth access.” Each bass comes equipped with individual saddle transducers at the bridge,...

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Level 42’s Mark King delivers special Christmas gift

Heather Bloomgren of Wichita, Kansas got a very special present this year. Heather has been making a concerted effort to get her favorite band, Level 42, to make an appearance in the United States by creating a Facebook page, and also making a string of funny and interesting YouTube videos. Level 42, a band from the UK driven by singer...

Stanley Clarke & Steve Gadd: “My Greatest Hits”
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Stanley Clarke & Steve Gadd: “My Greatest Hits”

Holy moly, this is the good stuff… Stanley Clarke and Steve Gadd laying down one mean groove, mostly to the Clarke tune “Silly Putty”, and a few other hits.