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Dixie Dregs with Dave LaRue: Assembly Line
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Dixie Dregs with Dave LaRue: Assembly Line

Check out the bass on this one! The Dixie Dregs, featuring bassist Dave LaRue, who joined the band in 1988. The tune is “Assembly Line”.

Vail Johnson Celebrates New Website with Free Music Download
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Vail Johnson Celebrates New Website with Free Music Download

Vail Johnson has just launched a new website, and to celebrate he is giving away a free song download from his latest CD, Come Together. The album consists of Johnson’s versions of classic Beatles songs, including Penny Lane, Eleanor Rigby, and of course, Come Together. To get your free download, visit the music page on Johnson’s new site and enter...

Victor Wooten: The NPR Interview
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Victor Wooten: The NPR Interview

A recent interview with Victor Wooten on the NPR program “Talk of the Nation” has been posted online. During the segment, Wooten talks about his music philosophy, music education, and gives some basic information on different techniques. The legendary bassist also performs with drummer JD Blair, starting the show off with a duet rendition of “You Can’t Hold No Groove,”...

Infectious Grooves to Play Reunion Show
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Infectious Grooves to Play Reunion Show

Funk metal pioneers Infectious Grooves will be reuniting for a one-off performance that will be the group’s first show in over ten years in the U.S. The gig will be at the House of Blues in Hollywood, California on November 23, and is going to be the group’s only appearance in 2010. Infectious Grooves was formed by bassist Robert Trujillo...

Rush Featured in New Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock
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Rush Featured in New Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock

If you like Rush, and you like video games, then hold on to your seat. The latest release from the incredibly popular series of Guitar Hero video games revolves around the Canadian prog-rockers’ classic album, 2112. Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock takes players on a new quest to help the Demi-God of Rock save rock n’ roll, with the Quest...

Faith No More Releases “No PR” Interview with Billy Gould and Roddy Bottum
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Faith No More Releases “No PR” Interview with Billy Gould and Roddy Bottum

Faith No More, who took a “no PR” stance during their recent reunion, have released their only formal interview consisting of questions directly from fans, answered mainly by bassist Bill Gould and keyboardist Roddy Bottum. The two bandmates go over a plethora of questions, including the group’s plans for the future, why they didn’t tour more, and why they opted...

Kyle Eastwood Announces Tour Dates
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Kyle Eastwood Announces Tour Dates

Jazz bassist Kyle Eastwood has announced a tour of select U.S. cities for November, starting at the Blue Note in New York City and finishing up at the Paso Robles Film Festival in Paso Robles, California. Eastwood will be playing a variety of tunes, including songs from his latest release, Metropolitain. Along for the ride will be the rest of...

Mark Hoppus: Blink 182 Return to the Studio
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Mark Hoppus: Blink 182 Return to the Studio

Blink-182 is back in the studio again, according to frontman/bassist Mark Hoppus, via Twitter. “At the studio. Re-commencing the blink-182 album… NOW!” he wrote. Hoppus also gave an update on his blog from the studio, with pictures of the bass he is recording with and his mic’ing technique. This will be Blink-182’s first studio album since their 2003 self-titled album....

Doug Johns Releases “Stank”
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Doug Johns Releases “Stank”

Doug Johns has just released his third solo album, Stank, via digital pre-release on CD Baby, with the physical CD will be available on October 22. He will also have it for purchase at his next performance at the Baked Potato in Studio City, California on the 21st. For the project, Johns recruited musicians from his previous work, including Oz...

“Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones” Released on DVD
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“Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones” Released on DVD

The legendary concert film, Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones, has finally made its way to DVD since its theatrical release in 1974. The footage contains performances over four nights of their 1972 Exile on Main Street tour. The 82-minute film is accompanied by previously unreleased rehearsal footage and interviews with Mick Jagger from 1972 and 2010. The film catches...