Trickfish Amplification has expanded its Bullhead series of bass amps with the Bullhead Mini 500. Rated at 500 watts, the unit matches the Mike Pope-designed preamp with a Class D power amp.
Bassist Ahmad Hani put together an amazing arrangement of the classic song “My Favorite Things” from “The Sound of Music”. The rendition is performed by Hani Caz?!, which is his trio with Yigit Boyunaga on keys and Gürkan Özkan on tabla.
The Bay is ready to strike back again as Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel are teaming up for a second leg of tour dates. The “Bay Strikes Back” tour will bring the thrash titans together again starting on September 9th.
Fodera has unveiled a new bass that they call a “futuristic new model” with cutting-edge innovations. The Mini MB Presentation Bass is a collaborative effort between Mike Bendy, Vinny Fodera, Joey Lauricella, and the whole Fodera Team.
We’ve featured several “Top 5 Bass Lines” videos by Julia Hofer, but in this clip, she focuses on a single, monster one: James Jamerson’s iconic line on “What’s Going On”.
Randy Rand, who co-founded the ’80s hard rock outfit Autograph, has died of undisclosed causes. He was 62 years old. The news was shared by the band in an official statement.
We’re kicking off a special two-part interview series with two Wonder Women of the Bass, starting with Jacqueline Pickett and Susan Hagen.
YYNOT performed at The Sherman Theater in Pennslyvania back in February, and cameras were rolling. Here’s the band performing Rush’s “The Spirit of Radio” from that show.
Bassist and composer James Singleton has returned with a new solo album called “Malabar”, which features his sextet performing original music. Singleton’s songbook includes his evolving bass work, which he augments with effects.
Today we feature another blues bass lesson with the classic Muddy Waters tune, “Got My Mojo Working.” We’ll follow a classic 12-bar blues progression and use a quintessential descending line for the turnaround at the end of the progression. This is definitely a must-know tune if you want to get into the blues.
It’s great to see the return of the Blues Beatles to the stage. Here’s a great clip of Bruno Falcão and the band getting down and doing their thing on “Yesterday”, live at Bourbon Street Brazil.
Another monstrous metal tour has been announced as Anthrax and Black Label Society unveiled a co-headlining tour. Hatebreed will be opening the show on select dates. The bands are anchored by Frank Bello, John “JD” DeServio, and Chris Beattie, respectively.