Rose Tattoo has released “Outlaws,” which features the band revisiting the songs of their debut album plus some new material. The band’s current lineup includes bassist Mark Evans, who is also a former member of AC/DC.
Ashdown is expanding its ABM EVO IV line this year with the ABM EVO IV Dual VU Rack Head and the ABM-EVO IV Pro Neo cabinet range. The line is centered around the company’s new Blue Line Pro Neo speakers.
Christian Fabian has been helping to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Marleaux Bass Guitars with a series of videos using their Contra model. For the effort, he put together a trio featuring organist Ron Oswanski and drum legend Bernard Purdie.
Attention Rush fans: The band’s seventh studio album, “Permanent Waves,” will be getting a 40th-anniversary release in four configurations.
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I love it when bassists share their inspiration – the players and lines that stick out to them over their lives. Pitchfork posted this incredible video with Thundercat, who breaks down some of his favorite lines and players (and more).
Pearl Jam has returned with their eleventh studio album, entitled “Gigaton,” which also marks their first new album in seven years.
In an incredible act of unity, David Ellefson has announced he’s donating his time to give free music lessons to students displaced from their school activities by COVID 19 restrictions.
Earthquaker Devices has updated its Afterneath reverb pedal for 2020 with a third version. The pedal’s latest update adds an expression control for the “Drag” features and operates nine different modes with a new Mode knob.
I’m really digging the Zildjian LIVE! series. Cody Wright shared this video on Facebook yesterday, which features him as a special guest along with Ghost-Note. To make things even cooler, Dywane “MonoNeon” Thomas Jr. is also on bass.
Very sad news to report today: Adam Schlesinger has passed away from coronavirus complications. He was 52 years old.
BITE Guitars launched last year with the customizable Punch and Jawbone models. Now they’ve announced their first preconfigured instrument called The Dragon Bass.