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Derek Frank Releases “Eleven Years Later”
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Derek Frank Releases “Eleven Years Later”

L.A. touring and session ace Derek Frank has returned with his first solo album in over a decade. “Eleven Years Later” picks up from 2009’s “Let The Games Begin…” and continues to draw from from funk, soul, jazz, blues, Southern rock, and more.

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Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and John Patitucci Host Free Drum and Bass Webinar
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Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and John Patitucci Host Free Drum and Bass Webinar

Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and John Patitucci will be exploring the deep connection between bass and drums in this week’s free Zoom webinar. The Bass and Drum Summit will feature three sets of masters that helped set the standards for groove.

Raven Releases “Metal City”
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Raven Releases “Metal City”

Raven has released their highly anticipated fourteenth studio album, entitled “Metal City”. The pioneering power trio, who paved the way for thrash and metal in the 80s, named the album after their hometown.

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets Releases “Live at The Roundhouse” Album and Concert Film
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Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets Releases “Live at The Roundhouse” Album and Concert Film

After being rescheduled due to the pandemic, Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason and his band Saucerful of Secrets have released “Live at The Roundhouse”. The album and concert film is from a 2019 performance with the group exploring Floyd’s earlier works.

Lee Rocker and The Stray Cats Release New Live Album
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Lee Rocker and The Stray Cats Release New Live Album

Rockabilly legends The Stray Cats celebrated their 40th anniversary last year with an enormous tour. Now fans around the world can relive the excitement with a new live album called “Rocked This Town: From LA to London”.

Bootsy Collins Announces New Album, “The Power of the One”
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Bootsy Collins Announces New Album, “The Power of the One”

Attention funkateers! Bootsy Collins has announced a new album, “The Power of the One”, which will be released on October 23rd. It will also include three bassists alongside the funk legend: Christian McBride, Larry Graham, and Victor Wooten.

Bill Wyman Breaks Record for Highest Selling Bass Guitar at Auction
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Bill Wyman Breaks Record for Highest Selling Bass Guitar at Auction

Former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman sold several pieces of his gear collection this past weekend for record-breaking prices. Hosted by Julien’s Auctions, the sale had over 1,000 lots from the bassist’s archive. Two items stood out.

Eric Revis Releases “Slipknots Through a Looking Glass”
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Eric Revis Releases “Slipknots Through a Looking Glass”

Jazz bassist Eric Revis has released his eighth album as a leader, entitled “Slipknots Through a Looking Glass”. The bassist recruited longtime bandmates for the project including Chad Taylor, Kris Davis, Darius Jones, and Bill McHenry.

Troy Sanders and Mastodon Drop “Medium Rarities”
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Troy Sanders and Mastodon Drop “Medium Rarities”

Troy Sanders and Mastodon are in the process of working on new material, but until that’s done they’re keeping up their momentum with “Medium Rarities”. The 16-song album is a collection of live cuts, B-sides, instrumentals, and covers.

Marilyn Manson Releases 11th Studio Album, “We Are Chaos”
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Marilyn Manson Releases 11th Studio Album, “We Are Chaos”

Marilyn Manson has returned with his eleventh studio album, called “We Are Chaos”. The album is the first to feature bassist Juan Alderete, and also includes Ted Russell Kamp.

Zakk Sabbath and Blasko Release “Vertigo”
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Zakk Sabbath and Blasko Release “Vertigo”

Black Label Society and former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde has released a new album with his Black Sabbath tribute band called Zakk Sabbath, entitled “Vertigo”. Bassist Rob “Blasko” Nicholson explains how it came together.

Scott Mulvahill Releases “Creative Potential” EP
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Scott Mulvahill Releases “Creative Potential” EP

Bassist and singer/songwriter Scott Mulvahill has released a new five-song EP called “Creative Potential”. Similar to his last full-length, “Himalayas”, the infectious songs are the perfect mix of catchy and thoughtful.