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EMG Now Shipping Tom Araya, Frank Bello, and David Ellefson Signature Pickup Sets
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EMG Now Shipping Tom Araya, Frank Bello, and David Ellefson Signature Pickup Sets

EMG has introduced three new signature sets of pickups with three of the biggest metal bass stars: Slayer’s Tom Araya, Anthrax’s Frank Bello, and Megadeth’s David Ellefson. Introduced at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show, each of the sets was dialed in with the artists.

Frank Bello and David Ellefson Release Altitudes and Attitude Album “Get It Out”
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Frank Bello and David Ellefson Release Altitudes and Attitude Album “Get It Out”

Altitudes and Attitude have released their debut full-length album, entitled “Get It Out.” The band is a side project for Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and Anthrax bassist Frank Bello, who began working on songs together while doing gear demos for Hartke.

Frank Bello and David Ellefson Announce Altitudes & Attitude Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Frank Bello and David Ellefson Announce Altitudes & Attitude Tour Dates

Bass powerhouses Frank Bello and David Ellefson have a new album with their project, Altitudes & Attitude, called “Get It Out” coming this month. Now they’ve announced a string of concerts to coincide with its release.

David Ellefson and Frank Bello Debut New Altitudes + Attitudes Song
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David Ellefson and Frank Bello Debut New Altitudes + Attitudes Song

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and Anthrax bassist Frank Bello have teamed up once again on their project called Altitudes + Attitude. The band has announced a new album called Get It Out that will be released on January 19, 2019. They’ve also just released the first single from the album, entitled “Out Here.” “I’ve learned that writing songs is very...

Frank Bello: Next Anthrax Album Will Be Heaviest Ever
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Frank Bello: Next Anthrax Album Will Be Heaviest Ever

Anthrax’s Frank Bello promises their next album will be their heaviest yet. In an interview with The Salt Lake Tribune, he revealed that the veteran metalheads will begin writing sessions for their twelfth studio album in January 2019. “We’re gonna go heavy — heavier than ever, I think,” he said. “That’s just the vibe. There’s an inner anger, which I...

Anthrax Releases “Kings Among Scotland” Live DVD/CD
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Anthrax Releases “Kings Among Scotland” Live DVD/CD

An Anthrax concert is one of the highest energy live shows you’ll ever see. Now one of their performances has been released on a new DVD called Kings of Scotland. The February 2017 show was captured at the Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow where bassist Frank Bello says they always have a good time. “Playing for our friends at the Barrowlands...

Midwest Rhythm Summit Set for April 20-22
Events

Midwest Rhythm Summit Set for April 20-22

The Midwest Rhythm Summit is returning for 2018 on April 20th through the 22nd! The instructional three-day event, which focuses on drum and bass, was started by Rhythm Intensive – the duo made up of John Anthony Martinez and session ace Chuck Rainey. They will present sessions for bassists and drummers alongside a host of other artists. “There will be...

Slayer Announces Final World Tour
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Slayer Announces Final World Tour

After 35 years of producing some of the most brutal music ever written, Slayer has announced they’ll be making their exit after one more world tour. The legendary thrash band made the announcement with a YouTube video: While the news was a surprise, it may not be a shock to fans who have been keeping up with the members. Bassist...

ESP Unveils New Frank Bello Signature Model Basses
Basses

ESP Unveils New Frank Bello Signature Model Basses

Anthrax’s Frank Bello teamed up with ESP again this year to create a new signature bass, resulting in the custom shop Frank Bello J-4 and the LTD Series FB-J4. Each bass is a take on a classic P/J design in a sleek black color scheme with red accents. The custom shop version is crafted one at a time in Japan....

Anthrax Releases 11th Studio Album
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Anthrax Releases 11th Studio Album

Anthrax, one of the “Big Four” of thrash metal with Metallica, Megadeth, and Slayer, has released its 11th studio album, For All Kings. Featuring longtime bassist Frank Bello, the album is also the band’s first studio release with guitarist Jonathan Donais, who joined the band in 2013. “For anybody who’s ever liked Anthrax, and maybe the people who haven’t caught...