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Bass Players To Know: Bryan Beller
Bass Players To Know

Bass Players To Know: Bryan Beller

We’ve all heard that James Brown was the hardest working man in show business, but in the world of bass players, there’s no doubt in my mind that this title would go to Bryan Beller. He’s the focus of Ryan’s new “Bass Players to Know” column.

Bryan Beller Releases New Solo Album, “Scenes From The Flood”
New Albums

Bryan Beller Releases New Solo Album, “Scenes From The Flood”

Bryan Beller is one busy guy. Between his work with The Aristocrats, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, and more, he’s been running nonstop. So it’s no surprise that it’s been eleven years since his last solo album. Check out his latest: “Scenes From the Flood.”

Bryan Beller: Volunteer State
Bass Videos

Bryan Beller: Volunteer State

Bryan Beller is gearing up to release an incredible new solo album called “Scenes from the Flood,” which drops on August 23rd. To prep listeners, he’s launched his second single from the record, “Volunteer State.”

The Aristocrats Return with “You Know What…?”
New Albums

The Aristocrats Return with “You Know What…?”

The Aristocrats have just released their fourth album, entitled “You Know What…?” Although the trio – consisting of Guthrie Govan, Marco Minnemann, and Bryan Beller – are already musically adventurous, they say this may be their wildest.

The Aristocrats Announce New Album, Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

The Aristocrats Announce New Album, Tour Dates

After announcing their first ever “Aristocamp,” The Aristocrats have unveiled the title of their next album and a supporting North American tour. The album and tour are both called “You Know What…?”

The Aristocrats Announce “The Aristocamp” Music Camp
Events

The Aristocrats Announce “The Aristocamp” Music Camp

The Aristocrats have announced their first ever “Aristocamp,” which is set to take place from June 18 - 21. Each member of the trio – including bassist Bryan Beller – will teaching and performing. Michael Manring is a guest instructor.

Bryan Beller Announces New Studio Album
News

Bryan Beller Announces New Studio Album

Bryan Beller has announced he’s working on his first solo studio album in ten years. Scenes From The Flood will be a modern progressive double album concept, the bassist says. “Tracking continues in earnest. I’ll have plenty more to say about who’s on it and what it’s about in the coming months,” he teased. “For now, I’m grateful to have...

Bryan Beller Joins Satriani’s G3 Tour, Promises Solo Album
Concerts & Tours

Bryan Beller Joins Satriani’s G3 Tour, Promises Solo Album

Bryan Beller has announced that he’ll be joining guitar icon Joe Satriani for his G3/What Happens Next tour in 2018. Alongside bandmates Mike Kenneally and Joe Travers, the bassist will provide backup for Satriani and fellow guitarists John Petrucci and Phil Collen as the G3 State-side, with Uli Jon Roth replacing Collen on the European leg. “[Joe Satriani is] a...

Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp Returns for 2017
Events

Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp Returns for 2017

Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp is returning for 2017, and it’s promising to be another great event. The three-day camp will take place March 17th through the 19th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a great lineup of instructors. This year participants will learn from Bryan Beller, Mike Pope, Adam Nitti, Justin Raines, Freekbass, Rob Smith, Anthony Wellington, and of course, Veasley....

Groove – Episode #22: Bryan Beller
Groove Podcast

Groove – Episode #22: Bryan Beller

He could have one of the most fascinating careers as a bass player. It’s not that he’s played in classic bands during the sixties. He hasn’t. It’s not that he was around to see (and played) during the formative years, as the electric bass took hold. He has not. Bryan Beller is a bass player who happens to find himself...

From Pros to Newbies: 10 Bassists Share Advice for Up and Coming Musicians
Interviews

From Pros to Newbies: 10 Bassists Share Advice for Up and Coming Musicians

The bass is an incredible instrument. It’s never too late to start playing and there’s always something to learn for those who have already started. But sometimes we hit ruts in our growth that will wear us down. That’s why we’ve compiled advice for up-and-comers from ten of the world’s foremost bassists across a variety of styles. If you or...

Bryan Beller Creates Shockwave on Record as Part of Satriani’s Band
New Albums

Bryan Beller Creates Shockwave on Record as Part of Satriani’s Band

Joe Satriani’s 15th album, Shockwave Supernova, sees the guitar great not only try on an outlandish alter ego, but also features a world-class band — bassist Bryan Beller (Dethklok, Steve Vai, Dweezil Zappa, The Aristocrats), keyboardist/guitarist Mike Keneally, and drummer Marco Minnemann. “I couldn’t have asked for a better band to help bring these songs to life,” Satriani said. According...