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Charles Berthoud: If “Back in Black” Was The Hardest Song In The World
Bass Videos

Charles Berthoud: If “Back in Black” Was The Hardest Song In The World

I love Charles Berthoud’s “Hardest Song In The World” series. In this one, he decided to turn AC/DC’s “Back in Black” into the hardest song ever. The solo is pretty epic.

In Memoriam: Roger Newell
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Roger Newell

Roger Newell has passed away following an aortic aneurysm. He was 73 years old. Newell was best known for his work with Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman, who shared memories of the bassist on his website.

Keep It Groovy: Build Your Bass Groove – Using Octaves And Palm Muting
Keep It Groovy

Keep It Groovy: Build Your Bass Groove – Using Octaves And Palm Muting

In this “Keep It Groovy” bass lesson, and this time around, Ryan Madora is focusing on building your bass groove through the use of octaves and palm muting.

Ellen Alaverdyan: Ellen’s Groove
Bass Videos

Ellen Alaverdyan: Ellen’s Groove

Ever since Tech 21’s Dale Krevens sent us the video of 9-year-old bassist Ellen Alaverdyan playing along to “Tom Sawyer“, I’ve been seeing her show up in a lot of places. Here’s one that flat out grooves.

Static-X Announces “Rise of the Machine” Tour
Concerts & Tours

Static-X Announces “Rise of the Machine” Tour

Static-X is continuing to honor their fallen frontman, Wayne Static, with a new tour. Tony Campos will be on the date with Static-X and Fear Factory, , while bassists Acey Slade and Ryan Farrell will be on tap for Dope and Mushroomhead.

In Memoriam: Melvin Dunlap
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Melvin Dunlap

Soul music legend Melvin Dunlap has passed away at the age of 76. The news was shared by his son, Lamont, on Facebook.

Tapping Grooves: Vol. 1 Transcription and Lesson for 4-String Bass
Tapping Technique

Tapping Grooves: Vol. 1 Transcription and Lesson for 4-String Bass

For those of you who are interested in learning the tapping technique, Josh Cohen is sharing a transcription and lesson video from his new book, “Tapping Grooves: Vol. 1”.

Levin Brothers: Elephant Talk
Bass Videos

Levin Brothers: Elephant Talk

Tony Levin shared this video on Facebook saying, “Here’s something different: a version of ‘Elephant Talk’ quite unlike the others.” Here’s The Levin Brothers performing their own take on the King Crimson classic live.

Dug Pinnick Unveils Fifth Solo Album, “Joy Bomb”
New Albums

Dug Pinnick Unveils Fifth Solo Album, “Joy Bomb”

King’s X frontman and bass hero Dug Pinnick has announced that his fifth solo album, entitled “Joy Bomb”, will be dropping on October 15th. The record marks his first solo album of new material since 2013.

Bass of the Week: De Gier Guitars Custom Bebop
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: De Gier Guitars Custom Bebop

Sander De Gier shared this custom version of his Bebop model on Facebook and it stopped me in my tracks. The luthier wrote a great explanation of the bass, so we’ll let him tell it.

Scary Pockets (Featuring J.E. Sunde and Theo Katzman): Sunset Strip
Bass Videos

Scary Pockets (Featuring J.E. Sunde and Theo Katzman): Sunset Strip

Scary Pockets just shared their latest video, which features guests J.E. Sunde and Theo Katzman. Backed by bassist Joe Ayoub, here’s their fantastic performance of “Sunset Strip”.

Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (August 2021)
Top Ten

Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (August 2021)

August was a huge month for videos on No Treble, with over 150,000 views. Here are the best of the best - the top 10 reader favorite videos for the month.