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Evan Kepner

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Whitesnake Announces New Bassist
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Whitesnake Announces New Bassist

After parting ways with Uriah Duffy in June, Whitesnake has announced that Michael Devin will be the joining the band. Devin previously played in Lynch Mob along with Brian Tichy, Whitesnake’s new drummer. “It’s an honor to be welcomed into the Whitesnake family. I’m a big fan,” Devin said “Whitesnake is notorious for exciting musicianship, David’s history is rich, and...

Squarepusher Announces New Project
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Squarepusher Announces New Project

Tom Jenkinson, the iconic electronic music bassist also known as Squarepusher, has announced a new project in the works with the French label Ed Banger. The album, Shobaleader One, will be released August 30, 2010. Squarepusher is going to release a new single titled “Cryptic Motion” at the end of the month. The new album is a follow up to...

Esperanza Spalding: Little Fly
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Esperanza Spalding: Little Fly

Esperanza Spalding has a released a video performance of “Little Fly”, from her upcoming album , to be released on August 17th. “Little Fly” is the first track on the album. Be sure to check out our review of Chamber Music Society.

Tommy Stinson Helps Raise Money for Haiti Schools
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Tommy Stinson Helps Raise Money for Haiti Schools

Current Guns N’ Roses and former Replacements bassist Tommy Stinson recently made a trip to Haiti, and USA Today’s Pop Candy blog covered the trip with pictures. Stinson is there to help raise money and awareness for Haiti schools, including Timkatec. Stinson attended a graduation ceremony for the Port-au-Prince school, who educates students in mechanics, electricity, sewing and other forms...

Johnny Christ on Avenged Sevenfold’s Number 1 Debut
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Johnny Christ on Avenged Sevenfold’s Number 1 Debut

Avenged Sevenfold recently released “Nightmare” (July 27th) and have since topped the Billboard charts. In an interview with MTV, bassist Johnny Christ shared his reaction. “I got the call from my manager last night. Unfortunately, Matt [Sanders, better known as M. Shadows] and Zack [a.k.a. Zacky Vengeance] were doing press in L.A., but me and Brian [a.k.a. Synyster Gates] went...

Tony Campos Announces New Projects, Possible Prong Album
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Tony Campos Announces New Projects, Possible Prong Album

Tony Campos, the bassist for Prong who also previously working with Static-X, has announced his intentions to move forward with some new projects. Campos admits that he’s been working hard to line up ideas since he left Static-X and pouring energy into Prong. He announced on his MySpace blog that we can expect a new album sometime in the next...

Concerts & Tours

Stanley Clarke Band Tour Update

Stanley Clarke‘s tour in support of his latest album, The Stanley Clarke Band, just wrapped up in North America and continues with stops in Russia, Turkey, Belgium, Holland, Czech Republic, England, Italy, France and Spain. The tour returns to the US in August. Don’t miss the Heads Up/No Treble contest: 10 lucky winners will receive a copy of The Stanley...

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Victor Wooten Band Summer Tour Dates

Victor Wooten has just started a new tour with his band for the summer. The lineup includes Victor’s brothers, Regi Wooten on guitar and Joseph Wooten on keyboards, as well as Derico Watson on drums. The tour will include dates throughout the southern USA and Australia from now through September 26th: July 8, 2010 – Charlotte, NC July 9, 2010...

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RIP Harold Cowart

Bassist Harold Cowart died on June 27th in his home. He was 66. Cowart had an impressive musical history. He created one of the most memorable bass lines around, playing on “Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)” with John Fred and His Playboy Band. The song was a Number 1 hit for 1968 in the USA and many other countries. Cowart’s...

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Mark Hoppus Announces New Blink-182 Album in the Works

Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus has revealed that the band is working on a new album. From a post on his blog himynameismark.com: “…we’ll be in the studio recording the new blink-182 album. Until it is finished. I cannot be more clear on this: new Blink-182 music is on the way… All of us have ideas from before and after the...