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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.

The Winery Dogs: You Saved Me (Live)
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The Winery Dogs: You Saved Me (Live)

The Winery Dogs released their debut album back in 2013 and followed it with a tour. During that tour, they recorded a show for a live DVD, Unleashed in Japan. Here’s the band performing “You Saved Me”, with one very cool intro – and outro – by Billy Sheehan.

Niacin: No Man’s Land
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Niacin: No Man’s Land

I was watching the video of Niacin’s live performance of “Blood, Sweat & Beers”, and it made me want to look for more. Here’s the trio of Billy Sheehan, Dennis Chambers and John Novello performing “No Man’s Land” at the same show…

Billy Sheehan, Clint Strong, and Mike Gage: Dangerous Improv
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Billy Sheehan, Clint Strong, and Mike Gage: Dangerous Improv

Dangerous Guitars invited three top musicians into the studio to play together for the very first time. Those musicians included bassist Billy Sheehan, guitarist Clint Strong and drummer Mike Gage. The folks at Dangerous Guitars said they brought together these musicians and asked them to “deliver us something ‘off the top of their heads.‘ Unscripted… unrehearsed… and uncanny.” Pretty cool!

Niacin: Blood, Sweat & Beers
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Niacin: Blood, Sweat & Beers

Dennis Chambers is on the short list of drummers I’d love to play with, and I’m sure most bass players would agree. Billy Sheehan is one of those bassists lucky enough to do just that, in the band Niacin. Here’s the trio with John Novello on keys performing “Blood, Sweat & Beers.” This one grooves. Oh yeah.

Mr. Big’s Classic Lineup Releases “…The Stories We Could Tell”
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Mr. Big’s Classic Lineup Releases “…The Stories We Could Tell”

Feel the need to hear some new music from Billy Sheehan and Mr. Big? Consider that need sated. Sheehan and the rest of the original lineup of Mr. Big (including vocalist Eric Martin, guitarist Paul Gilbert and drummer Pat Torpey) reformed in 2009, and is the second release (2011’s What If… was the first) from the revitalized rockers. The opening...

Billy Sheehan Appears on “Guitars for Wounded Warriors”
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Billy Sheehan Appears on “Guitars for Wounded Warriors”

Emmy-award winning composer and guitarist Brian Tarquin has gathered some “Heavy Friends” to create the album, , featuring instrumental music inspired by America’s soldiers. For the record, Tarquin, owner of Jungle Room Studios, called upon a host of metal guitarists, including bass player Billy Sheehan. Sheehan’s work is featured on the album’s opening track, “Black Hawk.” “I had a blast...

Mr. Big Says New Album Set for a September Release
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Mr. Big Says New Album Set for a September Release

Mr. Big has kept the reunion of its original lineup going and announced it will release a new album in September. Featuring Billy Sheehan on bass, the new album, …The Stories We Could Tell, debuts on September 23. The rest of the classic Mr. Big lineup — the one that produced the band’s massive early 1990s hit, “To Be With...