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Mr. Big: Next Time Around
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Mr. Big: Next Time Around

How can you not love Billy Sheehan? Besides being a phenomenal bass player, he’s the epitome of cool. Here’s a great clip of Sheehan in the video for Mr. Big’s “Next Time Around,” which showcases his supportive playing with some great licks thrown in for good measure. Be sure to check out the fill at the 2:17 mark.

Bass of the Week: Yamaha Billy Sheehan Acrylic Attitude LTD3
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Bass of the Week: Yamaha Billy Sheehan Acrylic Attitude LTD3

This week we’re checking out a cool one-off that Yamaha built for bass shredder Billy Sheehan. Based on his signature Attitude LTD3 model, the bass brings together some interesting elements tied around Sheehan’s band The Winery Dogs. “Before The Winery Dogs’ touring cycle in support of their second album Hot Streak, Billy asked us to build him an Attitude LTD3...

Stuart Clayton: Giants of Bass – Billy Sheehan
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Stuart Clayton: Giants of Bass – Billy Sheehan

Stuart Clayton is working on a major update of his book, Giants of Bass. One of the bass giants he’s featuring is Billy Sheehan, who has done a lot in his career since the first version of the book. In this video, Stuart explains the update and the story behind this new track for the book.

Lita Ford Plucks Previously Unheard Music From the Past for “Time Capsule”
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Lita Ford Plucks Previously Unheard Music From the Past for “Time Capsule”

Guitarist/vocalist Lita Ford, best-known for her time The Runaways (which also produced Joan Jett) and her solo career peak in the late 1980s, has released Time Capsule, an assortment of songs recorded with a host of famous friends back in the ’80s. Ford says she rediscovered the 24-track analog recordings in her Caribbean home. “This is some of the best...

Billy Sheehan’s Signature EBS Pedal Goes Deluxe
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Billy Sheehan’s Signature EBS Pedal Goes Deluxe

The EBS Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Deluxe was unveiled at NAMM this year with the bass legend on hand to talk about it. The pedal adds on to his existing signature drive with more gain with a Boost footswitch, a phase inverter switch for add low end, and an innovative swappable op-amp. “There are a lot of drive pedals that...

The Winery Dogs: Elevate / The Other Side (Live)
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The Winery Dogs: Elevate / The Other Side (Live)

The Winery Dogs are enjoying great success with their second album, Hot Streak. Here’s the supergroup of Billy Sheehan, Richie Kotzen and Mike Portnoy performing two from their songs from their debut album – “Elevate” and “The Other Side” – live at Sonisphere 2014 at Knebworth Park in England on July 5th, 2014. This has to be the definition of...

The Winery Dogs: Oblivion
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The Winery Dogs: Oblivion

The Winery Dog released their new album – and announced their tour – earlier this month, and the album is moving up the charts. Check out Billy Sheehan, Richie Kotzen and Mike Portnoy in this video of Hot Streak’s opening track “Oblivion”.

The Winery Dogs Release Second Studio Album and Go On Tour
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The Winery Dogs Release Second Studio Album and Go On Tour

The Winery Dogs, a rock trio featuring Billy Sheehan on bass, has released its second studio album, Hot Streak. Lead vocalist/guitarist Richie Kotzen said he feels the album is stronger than the trio’s 2013 self-titled debut, while drummer Mike Portnoy said Hot Streak was more collaborative in nature. “I’m glad we’re not playing it safe and just doing songs that...

Unusual Version of David Lee Roth’s Debut Solo Album Reissued
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Unusual Version of David Lee Roth’s Debut Solo Album Reissued

Did you miss the Spanish version of David Lee Roth’s Eat ’Em and Smile album back in in 1986? Or you didn’t know it existed at all? Don’t worry. Most people don’t know about it. But now, the album, titled Sonrisa Salvaje, is available again on CD, and this time, it’s the remastered version. The Spanish-language album featured all the...

Portnoy Sheehan MacAlpine Sherinian: Apocalypse 1470 B.C.
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Portnoy Sheehan MacAlpine Sherinian: Apocalypse 1470 B.C.

Holy smokes, this one is impressive. Billy Sheehan along with guitarist Tony MacAlpine, keyboardist Derek Sherinian and drummer Mike Portnoy took the stage in 2012 at Zepp Tokyo, as the supergroup known as PSMS. Here they are performing “Apocalypse 1470 B.C.”, which has some of the most impressive unison parts you’ll ever hear.