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  • ZVEX Effects Unveils Super Duper Concert Bass Mod Pedal

    ZVEX Effects Unveils Super Duper Concert Bass Mod Pedal

    ZVEX Effects has announced a limited edition modded version of their Super Duper pedal that mimics the vintage Sunn Concert Bass amp. They describe the iconic head as “a solid state monster with distinct distortion and low end popular with enthusiasts of downtuned, primal, and punishing guitarists and bassists.” As with the original Super Duper,... »

  • Joyo Audio Unveils the JP-05 Power Supply

    Joyo Audio Unveils the JP-05 Power Supply

    Joyo Audio has expanded their line of pedalboard units with the JP-05 Power Supply. The brick has eight DC outputs plus a standard USB output for powering your devices. It also has a built-in rechargeable lithium battery so you can have your power backed up. The outputs include seven 9-volt outputs – four rated at... »

  • Warwick Announces the RockBass Infinity Bass

    Warwick Announces the RockBass Infinity Bass

    Warwick has expanded their RockBass series for 2018 with a version of their Infinity model. Available in four and five-string as well as fretted or fretless versions, the bass centers around its MEC J/MM pickup combination. The humbucker can be used in series, parallel, or single coil operation thanks to a three-way switch. The bass... »

  • Phell and Kalbach Release “Killer Walking Bass” Book

    Phell and Kalbach Release “Killer Walking Bass” Book

    If you’re looking for ways to spice up your walking bass lines, Teymur Phell and Jim Kalbach have you covered with their new book Killer Walking Bass. Aimed at the advanced jazz bassist, the authors wrote a collection of melodic walking lines to play with guidance on creating your own as well. “Unlike other books... »

  • Hotone Introduces the Binary Pedal Series

    Hotone Introduces the Binary Pedal Series

    Hotone has introduced the Binary Series, a line of four effects pedals for guitar and bass. The range includes an amp simulator, a delay, a cabinet simulator, and a modulation pedal. Each unit is fitted with a dual footswitch layout, an OLED display, and the same digital processor. “At the core of the Binary Series... »

  • David Ellefson Announces “Basstory” Storytelling Tour

    David Ellefson Announces “Basstory” Storytelling Tour

    Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has been in the game for over 30 years, so you know he’s got some stories to tell. In addition to his recently announced second memoir, More Life with Deth, he has announced a personal storytelling tour called “Basstory: An Intimate Evening Of Riffs And Repartee With David Ellefson.” “I have... »

  • Frail Things in Sharp Places: An Interview with John Ferrara

    Frail Things in Sharp Places: An Interview with John Ferrara

    John Ferrara has released a stunning new duo album with percussionist Seth Moutal entitled Frail Things in Sharp Places. The bassist, who many know for his band Consider the Source, seems to get every last ounce of music out of his instrument over the 11-song collection. Although his extensive playing techniques are extremely impressive, it... »

  • A Perfect Circle Announce North American Tour Dates

    A Perfect Circle Announce North American Tour Dates

    Hot off of releasing their new album Eat the Elephant, A Perfect Circle has expanded their North American tour with a new leg of dates for the fall. The band, which is anchored by Matt McJunkins, is fitting the run in between performances in Europe. The North American jaunt will kick off October 20th at... »

  • Allman Brothers Release Cream of the Crop 2003

    Allman Brothers Release Cream of the Crop 2003

    The Allman Brothers have released a batch of songs from 2003 called Peach Picks: Cream Of The Crop 2003. Dedicated to the memory of Gregg Allman, the collection is culled from six shows in July and August of that year and includes 36 tracks with no repeated songs. The band that year was riding high... »

  • Fender Unveils the Player Series

    Fender Unveils the Player Series

    Fender has shaken up their range again by introducing the Player Series for 2018. The new lineup revamps the Standard series but will still be made in Mexico. As you may expect, the Player Series includes a Precision Bass and a Jazz Bass as well as a Jaguar Bass. Overall changes in the models include... »