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

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.

Sons of Apollo Release “MMXX”
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.

Sons Of Apollo: God of the Sun (Live)
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.

Sons of Apollo: Opus Maximus (Live)
Bass Videos

Sons of Apollo: Opus Maximus (Live)

We’ve featured some great cover videos by Sons of Apollo, performing live with the Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony. Here’s one where Billy Sheehan and the band are getting heavy on their tune, “Opus Maximus.”

Sons of Apollo: Lines In The Sand (Live)
Bass Videos

Sons of Apollo: Lines In The Sand (Live)

Sons of Apollo’s latest album, “Live With the Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony,” features various covers with the group backed by a symphony. Here’s a new video, with Billy Sheehan and the band taking on Dream Theater’s “Lines In The Sand.”

Sons Of Apollo: Dream On
Bass Videos

Sons Of Apollo: Dream On

The new Sons Of Apollo album, “Live With the Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony” includes various covers by the band and a symphony. Here’s an unreleased outtake from the performance, with Billy Sheehan and the band taking on Aerosmith’s “Dream On.”

Sons Of Apollo: “Comfortably Numb” Live with The Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony
Bass Videos

Sons Of Apollo: “Comfortably Numb” Live with The Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony

Yesterday, Kevin shared the news of the new Sons of Apollo album, which features a symphony performing songs from their debut album and a set of cover songs. The band just shared one of the cover performances: Pink Floyd’s “Comfortably Numb.”

Billy Sheehan and Sons of Apollo Release Live Album
New Albums

Billy Sheehan and Sons of Apollo Release Live Album

Sons of Apollo released a new live album taken from their one-off performance at the Ancient Roman Theatre in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. “Live With the Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony” captures the band with a symphony performing songs from their debut album and more.

Sons of Apollo: Labyrinth (Live)
Bass Videos

Sons of Apollo: Labyrinth (Live)

Sons of Apollo shared a new video and a preview for their next album. The clip was shot during a live performance at the Roman Amphitheatre in Plovdiv in 2018. “Labyrinth” starts out with a mellow vibe, but by the mid-point, the song kicks into high gear with some incredible unison lines.

EBS Unveils the Billy Sheehan Ultimate Signature Drive Pedal
Pedals & Effects

EBS Unveils the Billy Sheehan Ultimate Signature Drive Pedal

EBS unveiled the latest in their line of signature pedals for bassist Billy Sheehan at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show. The Billy Sheehan Ultimate Signature Drive helps to create his sound when he can’t bring his entire rig.

2018 Reader Favorite Bassists – #1: Billy Sheehan
2018 Reader Favorites

2018 Reader Favorite Bassists – #1: Billy Sheehan

Last year started off with a bang. During the 2018 Winter NAMM Show, we sat down with Billy Sheehan for our first-ever live podcast interview. That, plus some other Billy goodness made him the #1 reader favorite of 2018.