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Sons of Apollo Release “Alive/Tengo Vida” EP
New Albums

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 should do a Spanish language...

Pat Torpey and Billy Sheehan: Big Drums Jam
Bass Videos

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 into stardom. Their groove locks...

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

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 tour. The outing will start...

Sons Of Apollo: Alive
Bass Videos

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 Podcast

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 Sheehan played in some of...

Sons Of Apollo: Lost in Oblivion
Bass Videos

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
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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 meet up with bassists Will...

Sons Of Apollo: Coming Home
Bass Videos

Sons Of Apollo: Coming Home

Billy Sheehan is part of a new supergroup, dubbed Sons Of Apollo. Joining Sheehan are Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, along with Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (formerly of Guns N’ Roses), and Jeff Scott Soto (Journey and Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force). The band is set to release their debut, Psychotic Symphony, on October 20th. Here’s a video for...

Mr. Big Releases “Defying Gravity”
New Albums

Mr. Big Releases “Defying Gravity”

Mr. Big is back with a new album, entitled Defying Gravity. Their ninth album features the band’s original lineup of Eric Martin, Paul Gilbert, Billy Sheehan, and Pat Torpey as well as further drum work by Matt Starr. It is also the return of them working with producer Kevin Elson. While the album includes a song called “1992” that recounts...

Mr. Big Releases Track from Upcoming Album
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Mr. Big Releases Track from Upcoming Album

Billy Sheehan and Mr. Big are gearing up for their ninth album, due to be released on July 7th. Defying Gravity will feature the original lineup of Eric Martin, Paul Gilbert, Sheehan, and Pat Torpey, although Torpey shares duties with drummer Matt Starr after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. The album will also see the return of their original producer....