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  • Sons of Apollo Cancel Summer Festival Dates, Add European Dates

    Sons of Apollo Cancel Summer Festival Dates, Add European Dates

    All-star prog rock group Sons of Apollo has canceled the remainder of its summer festival appearances. The band, anchored by Billy Sheehan on a doubleneck bass, made the announcement on Facebook. “Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, Sons Of Apollo regretfully has had to cancel all remaining Summer Festival appearances at Wacken Open Air... »

  • Billy Sheehan Shreds on Mr. Big’s “Live From Milan”

    Billy Sheehan Shreds on Mr. Big’s “Live From Milan”

    After releasing Defying Gravity last year, Mr. Big hit the road to support the album. Now a new live album has been released from that tour called Live From Milan, which is available in several formats. The tour featured all four original band members including Eric Martin, Paul Gilbert, Billy Sheehan, and Pat Torpey, although... »

  • Billy Sheehan with Rush: 1990 Soundcheck

    Billy Sheehan with Rush: 1990 Soundcheck

    Billy Sheehan shared this clip earlier this morning, which caused me to shuffle some things around so we could share it immediately. “Years ago, Mr Big was on tour [with] Rush on their Presto tour, Geddy was late for soundcheck — stuck in traffic from LA to San Diego,” he shared. “They asked me to... »

  • Sons of Apollo Release “Alive/Tengo Vida” EP

    Sons of Apollo Release “Alive/Tengo Vida” EP

    Sons of Apollo are gearing up for their world tour with a special EP release of their single, “Alive.” The album contains six versions of the song including the original track, a radio edit, an acoustic rendition, plus each of those versions in Spanish, which retitles the track to “Tengo Vida.” “It was discussed we... »

  • Pat Torpey and Billy Sheehan: Big Drums Jam

    Pat Torpey and Billy Sheehan: Big Drums Jam

    Last month we lost the great Mr. Big drummer, Pat Torpey, due to complications from Parkinson’s disease. His music, of course, will live on forever. Here’s an incredible jam taken from the drummer’s instructional video, Big Drums, featuring bandmate Billy Sheehan tearing it up. It’s no wonder the duo’s musical connection helped propel Mr. Big... »

  • Sons of Apollo – with Billy Sheehan – Announce World Tour, New Video

    Sons of Apollo – with Billy Sheehan – Announce World Tour, New Video

    Ever since we first featured the band back in October, we’ve been psyched about Sons of Apollo. The supergroup is made up of Mike Portnoy, Derek Sherinian, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, Jeff Scott Soto, and the amazing bass work of Billy Sheehan. They released their debut, Psychotic Symphony, last year and now they’ve announced an international... »

  • Sons Of Apollo: Alive

    Sons Of Apollo: Alive

    Sons Of Apollo has released their latest video featuring music from their album, Psychotic Symphony. “Alive” starts out with a mellow beginning before the band kicks it into gear. And once again, Billy Sheehan is sporting his Attitude double neck bass. »

  • Groove – Episode #38: Billy Sheehan

    Groove – Episode #38: Billy Sheehan

    Welcome to our first-ever live recording of Groove – The No Treble Podcast which took place at the NAMM Show in Anaheim (and was recorded in front of a live audience at the NAMM Idea Centre), this past week. Our guest this month can best be described as a living legend. Not only has Billy... »

  • Sons Of Apollo: Lost in Oblivion

    Sons Of Apollo: Lost in Oblivion

    Sons Of Apollo are back with another video from their album, Psychotic Symphony, which once again features the double-neck theatrics of Billy Sheehan and Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, along with Mike Portnoy, Derek Sherinian, and Jeff Scott Soto. Here’s the track, “Lost in Oblivion.” was released on October 20th. »

  • Beneath The Bassline Documentary Coming Soon

    Beneath The Bassline Documentary Coming Soon

    Bassists will be getting their due in a new documentary called Beneath The Bassline. Directed by Nick Wells, the film features loads of interview time with some of the greatest bass players in the world. Wells traveled to Fodera Guitars, Sadowsky Guitars, and Aguilar Amplification in New York to get the scoop on gear and... »