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Mike Lull Releases Bryan Beller BBM5 Signature Bass
Basses

Mike Lull Releases Bryan Beller BBM5 Signature Bass

Mike Lull Guitars unveiled their newest signature bass at the Winter NAMM show this year, based on the instrument and specs of bassist Bryan Beller. The BBM5 is based on Lull’s M5 bass, modified to suit Beller’s playing style and wishlist. The bass is a 35? scale 5-string bass active jazz bass with a Bartolini NTMB Pre-amp and Seymour Duncan...

The Aristocrats: Erotic Cakes (Plus Smartphone Jam) – Live
Bass Videos

The Aristocrats: Erotic Cakes (Plus Smartphone Jam) – Live

Recorded live at Musicians Institute just five days ago, here’s The Aristocrats tearing it up during a private concert for students. Bryan Beller lays down the low end for the group, with Guthrie Govan on guitar and Marco Minnemann on drums. Now that’s a power trio! Be sure to stick around for the 2:13 mark, where the band incorporates smart...

Alfred Music Releases Bryan Beller’s “Mastering Tone and Versatility”
Sheet Music & Instruction

Alfred Music Releases Bryan Beller’s “Mastering Tone and Versatility”

Bryan Beller’s first ever instructional DVD, Mastering Tone and Versatility, has been released by Alfred Music Publishing. Beller is a bassist known for both his tone and versatility, with playing credits ranging from extreme metal to fusion to R&B and plenty in between. To help teach that sort of diversity, the bassist calls upon some of his cohorts. The DVD...

Steve Vai: “Now We Run”, Live with Bryan Beller
Bass Videos

Steve Vai: “Now We Run”, Live with Bryan Beller

Hold on to your hats! Here’s Steve Vai and the String Theories band performing “Now We Run” live. Bryan Beller holds down the low end for the group, laying down some hard-hitting, driving bass and some great unison lines with Vai. This comes from the DVD .

The Aristocrats Release Debut Album, Featuring Bryan Beller
New Albums

The Aristocrats Release Debut Album, Featuring Bryan Beller

The Aristocrats have released their self-titled debut album, featuring nine tracks of instrumental rock goodness. The band is made up of bassist Bryan Beller, guitarist Guthrie Govan and drummer Marco Minnemann, who will be touring the U.S. and Canada later this month in support of the release. The three talented musicians gel well together, thanks to Beller’s underpinning groove and...

Bryan Beller Band Announces West Coast Tour
Concerts & Tours

Bryan Beller Band Announces West Coast Tour

After wrapping up a 13-date trek with the Aristocrats, Bryan Beller will be taking his band on the road with the Mike Keneally band on a tour of California, Washington and Oregon. It will be the Bryan Beller band’s first West Coast tour. The outing will be similar of Keneally’s and Beller’s “They’re Both the Same Band” tour of 2010,...

Bryan Beller and The Aristocrats Announce Album, Fall Tour
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Bryan Beller and The Aristocrats Announce Album, Fall Tour

Bassist Bryan Beller has teamed up with guitar virtuoso Guthrie Govan and drummer Marco Minnemann to form The Aristocrats, a rock/fusion instrumental trio of epic proportions. The group has announced that their debut album will hit shelves September 13th, with a three-week tour of the East Coast and Canada to follow. Beller broke the news in his e-newsletter. “The good...

Bryan Beller Releases Thanks In Advance: The Official Bass Transcription Book
Sheet Music & Instruction

Bryan Beller Releases Thanks In Advance: The Official Bass Transcription Book

Bryan Beller has released Thanks In Advance: The Official Bass Transcription Book, with completely accurate details of the bass lines, fingerings, and techniques he used on his second solo album. Beller employed the work of Stevie Glasgow for the actual transcription work, then worked with him to edit it to be 100% accurate. He also included notes about each song,...

Rocky Mountain Bass Slam
Events

Rocky Mountain Bass Slam

Organizers for The Rocky Mountain Bass Slam have announced their next event will be held on Saturday, May 21st in Boulder, Colorado. The event is “a celebration of Colorado Bass Talent of all styles”, and will feature headliners/clinicians Chuck Rainey, Doug Johns, Bryan Beller and Kai Eckhart. The clinicians will demonstrate various groove and rhythm techniques, offer advice on practicing...

BassBreak Live! 2011 to Feature Adam Nitti, Ace Livingston, Bryan Beller, Terrance Palmer and David Dyson
Events

BassBreak Live! 2011 to Feature Adam Nitti, Ace Livingston, Bryan Beller, Terrance Palmer and David Dyson

JaMuzic New York is presenting BassBreak Live! this year on May 14th in Falls Church, Virginia. The event is a day of bass-centric activities including performances, clinics and giveaways. Instructors include Adam Nitti, Ace Livingston, Bryan Beller, Terrance Palmer, and David Dyson, who will all give lectures between one and two hours. Pavel de la Fuente of Pavel Musical Instruments...

An Interview with Bryan Beller
Interviews

An Interview with Bryan Beller

Bryan Beller is a difficult bassist to classify. A quick check of the list of projects finds him spanning all sorts of genres, all sorts of gigs, and a healthy travel itinerary. Perhaps best known now for his work on Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse show as the bassist for Dethklok, Bryan has a strong foot in rock, jazz (or as Bryan...

Bryan Beller Releases “Wednesday Night Live”
New Albums

Bryan Beller Releases “Wednesday Night Live”

Bryan Beller has just released his first solo live album, Wednesday Night Live, recorded during his band’s September 15, 2010 performance at the Baked Potato in Los Angeles. Beller’s band included guitarists Rick Musallam and Griff Peters, Mike Keneally on keyboard and guitar and Joe Travers on drums. In prepping for the recording, Beller wanted to make sure the song...