The mighty Billy Sheehan and the Winery Dogs have big news for 2023. They’ve just revealed a new album, “III,” which will be released on February 3rd. They’ll also be embarking on the “202III World Tour” starting February 15th.
Bassists Alberto Rigoni and Michael Manring have teamed up release an instrumental album called “Grains of Sand” that ranges from prog to fusion and ambient sounds. The duo has worked together before, most recently on Rigoni’s “Song for Souls.”
Two decades after their last release, Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey have unleashed the third Bass Extremes album. “S’Low Down” features the virtuosos with drummer extraordinaire Gregg Bissonette and a huge supporting cast.
In 2014, the world lost a musical giant with the passing of Jack Bruce. Jeff Berlin began working on a tribute album shortly after his passing, and now that album is available as “Jack Songs,” with an unreal cast of musicians.
Scott’s Bass Lessons has announced Bass Space 2022, which they say will be the ultimate online bass summit. The three-day event will be held July 15th through the 17th with a huge list of guests.
Mr. Big’s celebrated the 30th anniversary of the release of “Lean Into It” last year. Billy Sheehan decided to take this trip down memory lane, performing along to “Daddy, Brother, Lover, Little Boy”.
I love collaboration videos! In this one, Arnel Pineda, Joel Hoekstra, Billy Sheehan, Van Romaine, Ollie Marland, and Lenny Castro perform their unique cover of Steve Miller Band’s “Abracadabra”.
Dunlop’s awesome Bass Freq’s Podcast, hosted by bassist Josh Paul, has just launched its second season. The show is jumping back in with a bang as Paul gets deep with bass master Billy Sheehan.
Billy Sheehan cut his teeth in Buffalo, New York with the band Talas. Now he’s revealed that the band has a new album coming soon. They’ve released a single titled “Inner Mounting Flame”, which marks the group’s first new music in 37 years.
Jason Raso has released a new album called “Stringspan” that compiles fifteen songs from a decade of collaborations. Special guests on the record include bass royalty like Billy Sheehan, Stuart Hamm, Rich Brown, and Alain Caron.
Ever since they first teased it in 2018, we’ve been dying to hear what the new Bass Extremes album will sound like. Now Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and Gregg Bissonette have unveiled more about it. They’ve also unveiled a set of tour dates.
Billy Sheehan is no stranger to the annual Reader Favorite Bassists lists, and this year, he made it once again. See why Billy lands at the #9 slot on this year’s list.