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Nuclear Power Trio Release “A Clear and Present Rager”
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Nuclear Power Trio Release “A Clear and Present Rager”

We’ve heard enough party politics. Now it’s time for a politics party. Nuclear Power Trio – with Donald Trump on guitar, Vladimir Putin (who sounds a lot like Nick Schendzielos) on bass, and Kim Jong-Un on drums – have released their debut album, “A Clear and Present Rager”.

Nuclear Power Trio: A Clear and Present Rager
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Nuclear Power Trio: A Clear and Present Rager

As if 2020 isn’t strange enough, three heads of state have joined forces to melt faces. Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin (who plays a lot like Nick Schendzielos), and Kim Jong-Un have teamed up as the Nuclear Power Trio. Today, we’re featuring the title track from “A Clear and Present Rager”.

Nick Schendzielos: The Purdie Shuffle on Bass
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Nick Schendzielos: The Purdie Shuffle on Bass

The Purdie Shuffle is one of the greatest drum grooves of all time, and Bernard Purdie is often spirited when he explains his pattern. Bassist Nick Schendzielos had some fun with one of Purdie’s videos to create an awesome and hilarious clip of his own.

Havok Announces New Bassist
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Havok Announces New Bassist

Havok has announced a new album, and they’ve also revealed a lineup change. The band’s latest tour featured a mysterious bassist clad in a black outfit. Now we know that bassist was Brandon Bruce, who takes the reins from Nick Schendzielos.

Havok Announces Fall Tour
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Havok Announces Fall Tour

Havok, featuring monster bassist Nick Schendzielos, has announced a fall tour. The outing will kick off in their home state of Colorado on October 15th before heading south and into Mexico.

Nick Schendzielos: Bass Playthrough of Havok’s “Hang ’Em High”
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Nick Schendzielos: Bass Playthrough of Havok’s “Hang ’Em High”

It’s been a while since we’ve gotten a new Nick Schendzielos video, but this is totally worth the wait. The bassist tears through Havok’s “Hang ‘Em High” in this playthrough video.

GuitCon 2018: Billie Jean (with 8 Bass Players)
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GuitCon 2018: Billie Jean (with 8 Bass Players)

Dmitry Lisenko shared this video from GuitCon 2018, and it is our kind of video. Eight bass players got together to pull off an all-bass arrangement of Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean.” The line up includes Lisenko, Ove Bosch, Nathan Navarro, Jonathan Munnier, Nick Schendzielos, Chris Rodriguez, Adam Neely, and Jayme Lewis.

HAVOK: Intention To Deceive
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HAVOK: Intention To Deceive

Nick Schendzielos is one of my favorite metal players. His innovative style never fails to get me headbanging. A great example of that is this video from his band Havok for the song “Intention to Deceive”. The bassist rips it up, alternating between laying on the groove and adding tasty fills. Havok will be on tour with Darkest Hour for...

Megadeth Announces Tour with Amon Amarth, Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church, and Havok
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Megadeth Announces Tour with Amon Amarth, Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church, and Havok

Megadeth have announced a new 18-date tour for September and October, and the billing is insane. The iconic metal group will be joined by Amon Amarth, Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church, and Havok. If you’re a metal bass fan, that means you get to see David Ellefson, Ted Lundström, Ra Diaz, Steve Unger, and Nick Schendzielos all in one night. The...

Megadeth to Begin North American Tour in February with Impressive Support
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Megadeth to Begin North American Tour in February with Impressive Support

Megadeth’s Dystopia North American tour will kick off in February, with support from Suicidal Tendencies, Children of Bodom and Havok. Megadeth, of course, will feature David Ellefson on bass. Suicidal Tendencies now has Michael Morgon handling bass duties following the death of Tim Williams. The lineup also reveals Megadeth’s longevity — Children of Bodom’s bassist Henkka Sepalla has cited Ellefson...

BassTheWorld: 29 Bassists in 1 Video
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BassTheWorld: 29 Bassists in 1 Video

The internet is a wonderful thing. Gregor Fris from BasstheWorld.com put together this epic bass jam with 29 bassists from all over the world for a stunning display of the instrument’s diversity. The bassists in order of appearance are Federico Malaman, Lars Lehmann, Trip Wamsley, Or Lubianiker, Hyunmo Kim (aka “hjfreaks”), Ralf Gauck, Zander Zon, Nathan Navarro, Miki Santamaria, Nik...

Job for a Cowboy Releases First Album with New Bassist
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Job for a Cowboy Releases First Album with New Bassist

Job for a Cowboy’s fourth album, , featuring bassist Nick Schendzielos (also of Cephalic Carnage and the YouTube channel Bassfordays), has been released to critical acclaim. Alternative Press calls it one of the year’s best metal albums. Sun Eater marks the band’s departure from its earlier sound, in favor of “futuristic tones” and “slightly more ancestral song construction,” according to...