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Slipknot Returns with “We Are Not Your Kind”
New Albums

Slipknot Returns with “We Are Not Your Kind”

Slipknot has returned with their sixth album, entitled “We Are Not Your Kind.” The album is a return to some of their heavier sounds, and the second studio album to feature bassist Alessandro Venturella.

TWA Introduces the Side Step Pedal
Pedals & Effects

TWA Introduces the Side Step Pedal

TWA has announced the Side Step, which is a variable-state, tap-tempo low-frequency oscillator. It’s designed to be used to control “practically any device with an expression input and/or +5V control voltage source.”

Elvis Presley Estate Releases “Live 1969” CD Set, Featuring Jerry Scheff
New Albums

Elvis Presley Estate Releases “Live 1969” CD Set, Featuring Jerry Scheff

Elvis Presley’s big comeback in 1969 began with a run of 57 sold-out shows in Las Vegas. It was the dawn of a new era, thanks in part to a new band, including session bassist Jerry Scheff. The new “Elvis: Live 1969” release features 11 complete sets.

Quilter Labs Introduces the BassDock System
Amps

Quilter Labs Introduces the BassDock System

Quilter Labs has announced a new modular amp system called the BassDock system. The series includes two compact cabinets – the BassDock 10 and the BassDock 12 – that are both rated at 400 watts.

Mike Watt Announces New Project with Todd Congelliere
News

Mike Watt Announces New Project with Todd Congelliere

Bass legend Mike Watt has announced a new project with guitarist/singer Todd Congelliere called Jumpstarted Plowhards. The band will be releasing their first album, “Round One,” on October 4th with four more albums planned.

Bass of the Week: Seger Guitars 6-String DC Bass
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Seger Guitars 6-String DC Bass

This week we’re checking out a cool six-string bass, but it’s not what you think. Dallas Seger of Seger Guitars posted a six-string version of his DC Bass that doubles up on the low strings.

Creedence Clearwater Revival Releases “Live at Woodstock”
New Albums

Creedence Clearwater Revival Releases “Live at Woodstock”

While Woodstock 50 has been officially canceled, there are plenty of great celebrations of the fiftieth anniversary of the infamous music festival. That includes the long-awaited release of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s set from the event.

Sublime With Rome Announces Tour
Concerts & Tours

Sublime With Rome Announces Tour

Sublime with Rome released their third album, “Blessings,” last month and now they’re hitting the road to support it. Bassist Eric Wilson - the sole remaining Sublime with Rome member - will be on the tour.

Vox Introduces the Mini Superbeetle Bass Amp
Amps

Vox Introduces the Mini Superbeetle Bass Amp

Vox has introduced the Mini Superbeetle Bass. The new amp is a compact tribute to the company’s 1960s models and comes equipped with a Nutube analog preamp circuit.

Yes Releases “Yes 50 Live”
New Albums

Yes Releases “Yes 50 Live”

Legendary prog-rock band Yes turned 50 last year, and they celebrated the occasion with a massive tour. Now they’ve released a new double live album called “Yes 50 Live” that features 13 performances from the trek.