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  • Song Exclusive: Mike Garnica’s Bass Playthrough of Chemical Burn’s “Raining Anvils”

    Song Exclusive: Mike Garnica’s Bass Playthrough of Chemical Burn’s “Raining Anvils”

    Chemical Burn’s latest album Raining Anvils is full of heavy grooves and crushing riffs, so we asked bassist/vocalist Mike Garnica to show us how it’s done. “We poured all we had into making these songs just right,” the bassist stated. “Every part was written with the intent to set the world on fire. Then we... »

  • Song Exclusive: “We Are” by Divinity Roxx

    Song Exclusive: “We Are” by Divinity Roxx

    Divinity Roxx is back with a new single called “We Are,” and we’ve got an exclusive lyric video for it. Inspired by the trying times and situations surrounding us, the song is a call for us all to make positive changes, one person at a time. The video’s description sums it up: “From the abduction... »

  • Song Exclusive: “Boomerang” by You Bred Raptors?

    Song Exclusive: “Boomerang” by You Bred Raptors?

    The cello/bass/drums trio You Bred Raptors? is getting ready to release their new album Grant, and we’ve got an exclusive on the first full song from the release. Accompanying the single release of “Boomerang” is a play-through video by bassist Peat Rains, who utilizes the full range of his 8-string Conklin bass. The bassist shares... »

  • Aaron Gibson: “Fly By Night” All-Bass Cover

    Aaron Gibson: “Fly By Night” All-Bass Cover

    As many of you know, we’re big fans of bassist Aaron Gibson. I know many of you are as well. For his latest project, Aaron decided that since he was already doing cover tunes, he should honor some of the heroes who have made the bass what it is today. Geddy Lee fits that bill... »

  • Song Exclusive: Vulfpeck’s “The Birdwatcher” from Upcoming Album

    Song Exclusive: Vulfpeck’s “The Birdwatcher” from Upcoming Album

    Vulpeck is releasing My First Car next week, and we have an exclusive first track from the upcoming album. My First Car is the third album by the group of studio musicians-turned-band. The band of course is anchored by bassist Joe Dart, who served as inspiration for the album’s name. Band leader Jack Stratton shared... »

  • Song Exclusive: The Aristocrats’ “Culture Clash” Preview Video

    Song Exclusive: The Aristocrats’ “Culture Clash” Preview Video

    The Aristocrats – the power trio featuring bassist Bryan Beller, guitarist Guthrie Govan and drummer Marco Minnemann – are releasing their second full-length studio album, Culture Clash on July 16th. The trio began with a performance at the 2011 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA, garnering rave reviews. As a result of the response –... »