Steve DiGiorgio Archives
Dave Mustaine Reveals Bassist For Upcoming Megadeth Album
Ever since David Ellefson was removed from Megadeth, fans have been wondering who replaced his bass lines on the upcoming album. Finally, frontman Dave Mustaine has revealed that Steve DiGiorgio stepped in.
Bailey, Wooten, and Pattituci to Host “Fretless Bass Pioneers” Webinar
This week’s Berklee Bass Department webinar will feature heroes of the fretless bass. Guests will include Tony Franklin, Percy Jones, Gary Willis, Steve DiGiorgio, Alain Caron, Bakithi Kumalo, Michael Manring, and Mark Egan.
Steve Di Giorgio: Bass Playthrough of Gone In April’s “The Curtain Will Rise”
Steve Di Giorgio’s bass playing always blows me away. The six-string fretless always drives whatever song he’s playing. Case in point: he’s just shared a new playthrough for the song “The Curtain Will Rise” from the band Gone in April.
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...
Steve Di Giorgio: Bass Playthrough of Gone In April’s “As Hope Welcomes Death”
Six-string fretless bass beast Steve Di Giorgio always brings the heat. Here’s his latest with a playthrough of “As Hope Welcomes Death” by Gone In April. Di Giorgio tears through the song, bringing serious tenacity to the low end. Be sure to check out the drum and bass breaks starting at 5:22.
Charred Walls of the Damned Releases Third Album
Metal band Charred Walls of the Damned has released it third studio album, Creatures Watching Over the Dead, which bandleader Richard Christy (drums) composed over the past five years. “When I write for Charred Walls I never really plan anything out. I just start playing riffs and if something sounds really cool, I’ll build a song from there. My only...
Steve Di Giorgio: Bass Playthrough of Christos Nikolaou’s “Calling”
Steve DiGiorgio may be known for playing fretless in death metal bands, but he’s a very diverse musician. Check out this clip of the bassist tracking the song “Calling” by Mythodea in the studio. DiGiorgio lays down punchy, melodic bass lines with on a Rickenbacker to give the song some extra drive. The track is available for download from the...
Greg Christian Leaves Testament, Steve DiGiorgio Steps In
After a 10-year stint, Testament founder and longtime bassist Greg Christian has once again left the legendary thrash metal band. A reason for the departure has not been given, though the news comes just a few months after Christian had to sit out the group’s North American tour with Lamb of God for personal reasons. Filling his shoes will be...
Jeff Hughell Releases “Chaos Labyrinth”
When you play bass for more than one prominent metal band, you’re bound to make friends with some of the best heavy musicians out there. That’s precisely the case for bassist Jeff Hughell, who has recruited his friends to guest on his first full length solo album, Chaos Labyrinth. Hughell, who lays down the low end for death metal outfits...