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Sidewinder Introduces New “Twist-Proof” Straps
Accessories & Strings

Sidewinder Introduces New “Twist-Proof” Straps

Sidewinder Guitar Straps has launched their product line with an innovative new guitar strap that fights twisting. The Sidewinder strap features a swivel coupling that resists twisting.

The Breeders Bassist Josephine Wiggs Releases Solo Album
New Albums

The Breeders Bassist Josephine Wiggs Releases Solo Album

Josephine Wiggs has released a solo album, entitled “We Fall.” While she is known for her work in the alt-rock band The Breeders (especially for the bass line for “Cannonball”), the new record takes a much different direction.

Matt Deis Leaves CKY
News

Matt Deis Leaves CKY

With a European tour just ahead, CKY has announced that bassist Matt Deis has left the band. The group posted a statement from Deis on their Facebook page.

On-Stage Announces the DB200 Mini DI Box
Accessories & Strings

On-Stage Announces the DB200 Mini DI Box

On-Stage has introduced a new compact DI box called the DB200. The small design was created with pedalboards in mind, so On-Stage ships it with hook and loop tape.

Geezer Butler and Deadland Ritual: Broken and Bruised
Bass Videos

Geezer Butler and Deadland Ritual: Broken and Bruised

Geezer Butler’s new project Deadland Ritual has just released their first music video for a new song called “Broken and Bruised.” The Black Sabbath bassist’s musical stamp is evident and his snarling bass ties the track together.

Stewart Copeland’s Police Documentary Now Available
News

Stewart Copeland’s Police Documentary Now Available

An inside look at The Police is now available thanks to a new documentary from Stewart Copeland. “The Police: Everyone Stares – The Police Inside Out” is a first-person look at the band compiled from the drummer’s personal camera.

Bass of the Week: PHD Guitars Kai Eckhardt Signature Bass
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: PHD Guitars Kai Eckhardt Signature Bass

PHD Bass Guitars luthier Parizad Hatcher recently shared photos of her latest creation for bass master Kai Eckhardt, and it’s stunning. Built as a signature model, the bass is a single cut fretless featuring some amazing woodworking.

Duff McKagan’s “Tenderness” Now Available
New Albums

Duff McKagan’s “Tenderness” Now Available

The wait for Duff McKagan’s new solo album is finally over: “Tenderness” is available now on multiple formats. Produced by Shooter Jennings, the record is a reflection of the bassist’s experiences during the recent Guns N’ Roses “Not In This Lifetime” tour.

Anthony Wellington Announces Bassology Around The World Events
Events

Anthony Wellington Announces Bassology Around The World Events

Earlier this year, Anthony Wellington announced the second ever Bassology at Sea Cruise, which is set to cover the Caribbean from November 9th through the 16th. Now he’s expanded the operation to a global level with a second cruise in the Mediterranean and “Bassology Down Under.”

DSM Noisemaker Unveils the Sub Atomic X-over CMOS Bass Drive Pedal
Pedals & Effects

DSM Noisemaker Unveils the Sub Atomic X-over CMOS Bass Drive Pedal

Chilean boutique pedal company DSM Noisemaker has expanded their line of bass effects with the Sub Atomic X-over CMOS Bass Drive pedal. The unit processes the high and low frequencies differently by utilizing a cascaded CMOS architecture.