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The Neal Morse Band Releases “The Great Adventour – Live in BRNO”
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The Neal Morse Band Releases “The Great Adventour – Live in BRNO”

The Neal Morse Band has just released a new live album as a followup to last year’s “The Great Adventure.” “The Great Adventour – Live in BRNO” captures the group tearing through the album’s tracks and more during their tour stop in the Czech Republic.

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2020 Summer NAMM Show Cancelled
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2020 Summer NAMM Show Cancelled

In another blow to the music industry, NAMM has announced that the 2020 Summer NAMM Show will not be taking place. The annual trade show was scheduled for July 9th through the 11th in Nashville, Tennessee.

Thundercat’s “It Is What It Is” Now Available
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Thundercat’s “It Is What It Is” Now Available

Bass phenom Thundercat has returned with his fourth studio album, entitled “It Is What It Is.” The release is a reflection on existence filled out by his unreal bass playing and sense of humor.

Alex Dixon Releases “The Real McCoy”
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Alex Dixon Releases “The Real McCoy”

Alex Dixon and his band Vintage Dixon have just released their new album, “The Real McCoy.” The grandson of Willie Dixon, Alex called on a host of musicians to create an authentic Chicago blues album.

Rose Tattoo Releases “Outlaws”
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Rose Tattoo Releases “Outlaws”

Rose Tattoo has released “Outlaws,” which features the band revisiting the songs of their debut album plus some new material. The band’s current lineup includes bassist Mark Evans, who is also a former member of AC/DC.

Rush’s “Permanent Waves” to get 40th-Anniversary Edition
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Rush’s “Permanent Waves” to get 40th-Anniversary Edition

Attention Rush fans: The band’s seventh studio album, “Permanent Waves,” will be getting a 40th-anniversary release in four configurations.

Pearl Jam Returns with “Gigaton”
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Pearl Jam Returns with “Gigaton”

Pearl Jam has returned with their eleventh studio album, entitled “Gigaton,” which also marks their first new album in seven years.

David Ellefson Announces Free Lessons for Displaced Students
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David Ellefson Announces Free Lessons for Displaced Students

In an incredible act of unity, David Ellefson has announced he’s donating his time to give free music lessons to students displaced from their school activities by COVID 19 restrictions.

Wolfgang Muthspiel Releases “Angular Blues” with Brian Blade and Scott Colley
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Wolfgang Muthspiel Releases “Angular Blues” with Brian Blade and Scott Colley

Wolfgang Muthspiel has released “Angular Blues,” which marks his fourth album on ECM. The record is a return to the trio format, which the guitarist fills out with longtime drummer Brian Blade and bassist Scott Colley.

Announcing the No Treble Community
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Announcing the No Treble Community

As the world deals with the massive impact of COVID-19, we’ve been extremely worried about the impact it is having on the bass playing community. We came up with an idea we hope will help.

Azusa Announce New Album, Release New Track
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Azusa Announce New Album, Release New Track

Former Dillinger Escape Plan bassist Liam Wilson’s band Azusa has announced they’ll be following up their debut, “Heavy Yoke,” with a new album called “Loop of Yesterdays.” Here’s a preview, with the track “Kill/Destroy.”

Huntsmen Release “Mandala of Fear”
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Huntsmen Release “Mandala of Fear”

Hunstmen have released a new album called “Mandala of Fear,” which is described as “storytelling through metal dynamically melded with elements of folk and country.” The Chicago-based quintet features the bass work of bassist Marc Stranger-Najjar.