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Events

Bass Day UK to Feature Stu Hamm, Victor Bailey and Billy Sheehan

One week from today, Bass Day UK kicks off in Manchester, England. The event includes concerts, clinics, workshops and exhibits from leading brands and luthiers. Bass Day UK Line Up: Victor Bailey: Performance / Master-Class / Q&A Billy Sheehan: Performance / Master-Class / Q&A Stu Hamm: Performance / Master-Class / Q&A Paul Balmer and Mo Foster: a workshop session on...

Billy Sheehan to Host Hollywood Workshop
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Billy Sheehan to Host Hollywood Workshop

Rotosound and Guitar Center are co-sponsoring a bass clinic with Billy Sheehan, to be held at the Hollywood Guitar Center on the October 21st, 2010. Sheehan will demonstrate his trademark techniques, covering the use of chording, two-handed tapping, right hand “three finger picking” technique and controlled feedback. He’ll also give his insights on the music industry and his career. The...

Billy Sheehan to Sit In as Honorary Ramone for Benefit Concert
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Billy Sheehan to Sit In as Honorary Ramone for Benefit Concert

Shred master Billy Sheehan will be an honorary Ramone when he joins Marky Ramone for a special fundraising concert. The 31 full-length, “all Ramones” song set will take place October 8 at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood California, and money raised will go to Marky Ramone’s new drum scholarship at MI. Joining Sheehan and Ramone will be the Misfits’ Michael...

Billy Sheehan Shredding
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Billy Sheehan Shredding

In a show of ridiculous chops, Billy Sheehan melts faces with his shredding in this video.

New Albums

New World Man: A Tribute To Rush

Magna Carta Records has released New World Man: A Tribute To Rush, an album that combines the labels previous two Rush tribute releases, Working Man (1996) and Subdivisions (2005), plus three previously unreleased tracks. Bassists Billy Sheehan, Robert Berry, Nathan Peck, Juan Alderete, Stu Hamm and Ron Tole all perform on the album. New World Man Track Listing (and performers):...

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Billy Sheehan to Host ICMP Masterclass

The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) has announced that Billy Sheehan has signed on to lead an interactive bass masterclass. The event will be held on April 28th at the ICMP’s Kilburn facility in London. “Billy’s masterclasses are designed to be as inspirational as they are informative, teaching students how to improve their playing and develop their style,” said...

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Rotosound announces Dave Pybus & Billy Sheehan appearances for Musikmesse 2010

Bassists Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big) and Dave Pybus (Cradle of Filth) will be performing at the Rotosound stand during the Frankfurt Musikmesse 2010 event next month. Sheehan will perform at 2pm on Friday, March 26th and at 2pm on Saturday, March 27th. Pybus will perform at 3pm on Friday, March 26th and at 3pm on Saturday, March 27th. Rotosound will...

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Rotosound announces guest appearances at NAMM Show

String manufacturer Rotosound has announced a line-up of bassists who will be making appearances at their booth at NAMM 2010 on Saturday, the 16th of January. Five guests are scheduled for that day, including Duff McKagan of Guns & Roses/Velvet Revolver, James Lomenzo of Megadeth, Eva Gardener, who has been touring with Pink, Robbie Crane from Ratt, and the formidable...

Bass Videos

Mr. Big: Addicted To That Rush Live in Budokan 2009

As we previously covered, Mr. Big hit the road for a reunion tour this year. The original four members of Mr. Big joined forces again, including bassist Billy Sheehan, vocalist Eric Martin, guitarist Paul Gilbert and drummer Pat Torpey. A new DVD, Budokan: Reunion Tour 2009 is now out. Here’s a preview:

Bass Day Jam: Mr. P.C.
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Bass Day Jam: Mr. P.C.

Twelve years ago, bassists John Patitucci, Tony Levin, Oteil Burbridge, Billy Sheehan, Reggie Washington and Dave Pomeroy got together to perform John Coltrane’s “Mr. P.C.” Of course, Mr. P.C. is Mr. Paul Chambers, the bassist who performed and recorded with Coltrane and Miles Davis.

Sheet Music & Instruction

Billy Sheehan’s new instructional video: IMHO (In My Humble Opinion)

Billy Sheehan has released IMHO (In My Humble Opinion), a new DVD through Alfred Music Publishing. The DVD features Billy in his home studio, sharing answers to his most frequently asked questions from fans. Topics include practicing, playing by ear, working with a drummer, and staying in shape. Billy teaches many of his signature bass lines from 13 songs, including...

New Albums

Mr. Big: Raw Like Sushi 1 and 2 re-released

Mr. Big: Raw Like Sushi 1 and 2 re-released Mr. Big, featuring bassist Billy Sheehan, have re-released four albums on 2 CD sets, on the Wounded Bird label. Raw Like Sushi: Live/Take Cover includes hte 1994 release Raw Like Sushi-Live and the EP, Take Cover. Raw Like Sushi-Live!/Take Cover track list: Blame It on My Youth (Live) How Can You...