Weekly Top 10: Pantera Reunites, Remembering Michael Henderson, New MarloweDK, Keep It Groovy, New David Ellefson Band, and More
This week’s top 10 roundup is here. This week, we shared the news of Pantera reuniting, we remembered Michael Henderson, a new app by MarloweDK, a new “Keep It Groovy” bass lesson, and more.
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In a shocking piece of news, Billboard has reported that the surviving members of Pantera – vocalist Phil Anselmo and bassist Rex Brown – will be reuniting under the Pantera name for a tour in 2023.
Late last year, Fodera revealed a new signature bass for Ryan Martinie of Mudvayne and Soften the Glare. Now they’ve extended the model to their standard line with the Ryan Martinie Blondie Standard.
Another important figure in the bass world has left us with the passing of Michael Henderson. He was 71 years old. The news was shared on his official Facebook page.
This week, we’re checking out a stunning Falcon II Fretless five-string by Barlow Guitars. Luthier Ricky Barlow shared the new build with all the specs.
MarloweDK has created another practice app for musicians called Back Pocket Grooves. The jam/play-along iPhone app is for all musicians of every level to work on their skills with instrumental grooves.
Trickfish Amplification has added a new product to their lineup with the Internal Pre Amp, aka the IPA. The company says they designed the system on two ideas: tonal flexibility and effortless installation.
Scary Pockets creates the most unique arrangements for the covers they play. Guitarist/vocalist Jude Smith recently joined the band, which is this time anchored by Nicole Row for this cover of Chicago’s “Saturday in the Park.”
In this new “Keep It Groovy” bass lesson, Ryan Madora covers a quick and easy bass line to add to your repertoire – Steve Miller Band’s classic tune, “The Joker.” This line perfectly outlines a 1-4-5 chord progression in the context of a rock song.
Neil Young has released another album from his vault. “Toast” was recorded in 2001 with the original Crazy Horse lineup – including bassist Billy Talbot – before cutting 2002’s “Are You Passionate?” with Booker T. And the M.G.’s.
Since his dismissal from Megadeth, David Ellefson has been keeping plenty busy. He released an album with a new band, The Lucid, last year and now he’s announced another new group.