Days after Obscura announced a radical lineup change, the band has revealed the bassist in its new lineup will be Jeroen Paul Thesseling. The seven-string fretless bassist was previously a member of the band from 2007 to 2011.
Lettuce is dropping its new album, “Resonate”, on May 8th, and we caught up with Erick “Jesus” Coomes a couple of weeks into the COVID-19 pandemic. He gave us the scoop on dealing with the quarantine, the album, and what it was like working with Dr. Dre.
I stumbled upon this video this morning, and I was completely knocked out. The REO Brothers is a Filipino band composed of four brothers, including bassist Ralph Otic. In this clip, the brothers absolutely nail The Beatles’ “Penny Lane”.
Joe Bonamassa’s new side project The Sleep Eazys have released their debut album, called “Easy to Buy, Hard to Sell”. The instrumental group is comprised mostly of the guitarist’s touring band, including bassist Michael Rhodes.
Catalinbread has announced a new limited edition pedal called the Blood Donor, which is a revamped version of their Katzenkonig that is made for a cause.
Stuart Clayton published a great new bass line tutorial video and transcription featuring a true legend of bass. Check out his tutorial on Larry Graham’s line on the Sly & The Family Stone tune, “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin).”
Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten are continuing their outstanding series of bass webinars with a new Zoom hangout scheduled for Thursday, April 30th at 1pm Eastern, dubbed “Essential Skill-sets for Success.”
Warwick’s RockStand has announced a new line of modular multiple RockStands. First displayed at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show, the units allow for holding 3, 6, or 9 basses or guitars.
It’s been thirty years since Jackson Guitars and Megadeth bassist David Ellefson collaborated on the company’s first five-string bass, which was created during the 1990 Rust in Peace tour. Now they’re celebrating with an anniversary model.
Irist has just released their debut album, “Order of the Mind”, which is already one of the year’s must-hear metal albums. Today we’re happy to premiere a playthrough by the band’s co-founder and bass juggernaut, Bruno Segovia.
The duo What A Day has released their first full-length album, entitled “Open Spaces”. The group is comprised of bassist Jonathan Joly and vocalist Leah Gracie, who also mans the typewriter, calculator, telephone, and more to create percussion.
This week we’re checking out the Harley Benton HB-60 WB, a semi-hollow body bass with a super affordable price tag. Inspired by basses of the ’60s, the bass features a short 30.5-inch scale and walnut brown finish for a vintage vibe.