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Josh Woodard Leaves A Day To Remember
News

Josh Woodard Leaves A Day To Remember

Josh Woodard has left the ranks of A Day To Remember. The bassist, who has been the group’s sole bassist, made the announcement in reaction to allegations made against him from last year.

Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces the Electric Ocean Fuzz/Phaser Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces the Electric Ocean Fuzz/Phaser Pedal

Fuzzrocious Pedals has unveiled the Electric Ocean, a pedal that combines fuzz and phaser effects into one unit. It’s the company’s first foray into phasers and takes its cues from a vintage circuit.

Cannibal Corpse Announces 2022 Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Cannibal Corpse Announces 2022 Tour Dates

Cannibal Corpse has announced a new headlining tour in support of their latest album, “Violence Unimagined”. The outing will also celebrate the 40th anniversary of Metal Blade Records and will feature support from Whitechapel and Revocation.

Matt Ulery Releases First Live Album
New Albums

Matt Ulery Releases First Live Album

Bassist and composer Matt Ulery has released many beautiful albums, but they’ve all been made in the studio. Now he’s produced his first live record. “Delicate Charms Live at the Green Mill” captures his band in the spring of 2021.

In Memoriam: Deon Estus
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Deon Estus

Deon Estus, best known for his work with Wham!, has passed away. He was 65 years old. The news was shared on his official Twitter account.

Bass of the Week: Brute Bass Guitars Hex Bass
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Brute Bass Guitars Hex Bass

David Telfer of Brute Bass Guitars takes cues for some of his instruments from vintage design elements. That includes his Hex model, and this week we’re taking a look at the retro-inspired four-string as our bass of the week.

The Specials Return With “Protest Songs 1924-2012”
New Albums

The Specials Return With “Protest Songs 1924-2012”

English Two-Tone band The Specials have returned with a themed album. “Protest Songs 1924-2012” collects songs with a message from the 88 year period. Horace Panter says the record was influenced by the upheaval of the past two years.

Mattoverse Unveils the Just A Phase Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Mattoverse Unveils the Just A Phase Pedal

Mattoverse’s newest pedal may be called “Just a Phase,” but the company says it’s much more than just another phaser. The three-knob stompbox features an all-analog signal path with eight digitally-controlled waveforms.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Unveil World Tour Details
Concerts & Tours

Red Hot Chili Peppers Unveil World Tour Details

After teasing their world tour with a spoof video last month, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have released a full itinerary of their upcoming global trek, and it’s going to be epic.

Eventide Audio Introduces the TriceraChorus Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Eventide Audio Introduces the TriceraChorus Pedal

Eventide has expanded its line of effects pedals with the TriceraChorus. Inspired by the Tri-Stereo Chorus of the late ’70s and early ’80s, the pedal combines stereo bucket brigade-style chorusing with their MicroPitch detuning.

Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke Announce December Tour
Concerts & Tours

Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke Announce December Tour

Last year, Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke reunited to release “Noon”, which marked their first album together in 15 years. Now they’re breaking another dry spell by touring together for the first time in 16 years.

“The Daptone Super Soul Revue Live! At the Apollo” Now Available
New Albums

“The Daptone Super Soul Revue Live! At the Apollo” Now Available

Daptone Records has been leading the resurgence of classic soul since its inception in 2001. The label, co-created by bassist Gabriel Roth (AKA Bosco Mann), is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the release of a 2-disc live album.