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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...

The Winery Dogs Dish Up “Dog Treats” Special Edition Box Set
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The Winery Dogs Dish Up “Dog Treats” Special Edition Box Set

The Winery Dogs have something special for you — . They’re not Milk-Bones, as you know. It’s a re-release of the self-titled album from the supergroup, featuring rock bassist extraordinaire Billy Sheehan and cohorts Mike Portnoy and Richie Kotzen. The Dog Treats special edition features not only the debut album from 2013, but also a disc of 10 live songs...

Winery Dogs with Billy Sheehan Announce Dog Camp
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Winery Dogs with Billy Sheehan Announce Dog Camp

If you’ve ever wanted to hang out and learn with Billy Sheehan, here’s your chance. The Winery Dogs has announced the Dog Camp, an immersive program for musicians of all ages and levels. The event is set for July 21st through July 25th at Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, New York. Formed in late 2012, The Winery Dogs is...

Bass of the Week: Jon Willis’ Billy Sheehan “Wife” Bass Replica
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Bass of the Week: Jon Willis’ Billy Sheehan “Wife” Bass Replica

Jon Willis shared a photo of his pride and joy on our Facebook page, and needless to say I was floored by the instrument. But the story behind it is even better. The bass is a near perfect replica of Billy Sheehan’s famous Wife bass, which the Mr. Big bassist used from his very first gig in 1971 until the...