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Jason Raso: Rocket Launch (with Billy Sheehan and Paul DeLong)

Jason Raso emailed us this morning with a new video he has for a new track. “Rocket Launch” features Jason along with Billy Sheehan and Paul DeLong.

Bass Videos

Billy Sheehan: How to Make a Cheap Bass Play Better

Billy Sheehan is gearing up to do a new video series, and this one is on the gear itself. In this clip, Billy shares his thoughts on how to make a cheap bass play better.

New Albums

Victor Wooten and Billy Sheehan Featured on Prog-Metal Band Octavision’s Debut

Just over four years ago, No Treble readers were blown away by Octavision’s debut single, which featured the mighty Victor Wooten on bass. Now the group has released its first full-length album, called “Coexist” with Wooten and Billy Sheehan.


Yamaha and Billy Sheehan Announce 30th Anniversary Attitude Bass

Billy Sheehan’s signature Attitude Bass is getting a special 30th Anniversary model this year. The limited-edition model will celebrate its origins by incorporating elements of the bassists’s original customizations to his bass dubbed “The Wife.”


Zoom Webinar To Remember Rocco Prestia Scheduled for Thursday

The bass world lost a legend last week with the passing of Tower of Power bassist Francis “Rocco” Prestia. Now, a huge gathering of the bass community will be getting together to remember him.


DiMarzio Collaborates with Billy Sheehan for Relentless Pickups

DiMarzio has unveiled a new P-style pickup that was designed with bass legend Billy Sheehan. The Relentless bass pickups feature sculpted metal covers for added form and function, the company says.

Bass Videos

Bass Tales: Billy Sheehan

Scott Devine from Scott’s Bass Lessons has released episode #2 of his “Bass Tales” series, and this one is a killer. From his house in Nashville, Billy Sheehan showcases his amazing bass collection, including the legendary P-bass, “The Wife”.


Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci to Host Top Nashville Bassists in Free Webinar

Traveling is still risky business, but Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci are taking everyone to Nashville tomorrow for a free webinar. The “Nashville Shed” will offer a roundtable with some of Music City’s hardest-working bassists.


Nick Wells Announces “Beneath the Bassline: Turned Up To 11”

Filmmaker Nick Wells has announced the followup to his popular bass documentary, “Beneath The Bass Line.” The sequel, “Turned Up To 11,” dives into some of the more outrageous gig stories and “Spinal Tap” moments from the world’s best bassists.


Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten to Host Free Webinar with Dave Ellefson, Justin Chancellor, and Billy Sheehan

Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten have organized an amazing bass hang, which is happening Thursday, April 16th. The free webinar is open to the public and will feature a conversation with Megadeth’s Dave Ellefson, Tool’s Justin Chancellor, and Billy Sheehan.

New Albums

Sons of Apollo Release “MMXX”

The virtuoso group Sons of Apollo has returned with “MMXX,” which marks their second studio album. The band has the incredible lineup of Mike Portnoy, Derek Sherinian, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, Jeff Scott, and Billy Sheehan.

Bass Videos

Sons Of Apollo: God of the Sun (Live)

We’ve featured a handful of clips from Sons Of Apollo’s 2018 live performance with The Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony. Here’s a clip from the show of the tune “God of the Sun,” with Billy Sheehan and the band rocking it out.