Tal Wilkenfeld is gearing up for an East Coast tour followed by some dates in Japan later this summer. The bassist/vocalist will be supporting “Love Remains,” which marks her second solo album and her vocal debut.
Iconic UK punk band The Damned announced a tour to celebrate the 40th anniversary of “Machine Gun Etiquette.” Bassist Paul Gray, who played the band during their “Black Album” and “Strawberries” era, will once again be holding down the low end.
Guitar whiz Jimmy Herring has created a new band called The 5 of 7 that revolves around Atlanta-based musicians who were connected with the late Col. Bruce Hampton. Bassist Kevin Scott is part of the lineup.
It’s been 20 years since Incubus released their wildly popular album “Make Yourself,” and they’re celebrating the occasion with a four-month-long tour.
Deep Purple have added another leg to their “Long Goodbye Tour” with a 33-date run. The tour, which started in 2017, will feature the lineup of Ian Paice, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Steve Morse, and Don Airey.
Steely Dan has announced a new tour that will include several residencies in which they will play their albums in full. The group, now fronted by Donald Fagen after Walter Becker’s passing, will include Freddie Washington on bass.
Thin Lizzy is known for having incredible bassists. Formed by the legendary Phil Lynott, the band filled out the low end after his passing with players like Marco Mendoza, Guy Pratt, Randy Gregg, and Tom Hamilton. Now they’ve announced the latest to take up the banner will be Mastodon’s Troy Sanders.
Toto is heading back out on the road in support of their latest greatest hits album, “40 Trips Around The Sun.” They’ve just announced a 20-date U.S. leg that will conclude the nearly two-year tour. The band will once again be anchored by Shem von Schroeck.
Guitar legend Eric Clapton has announced a small run of U.S. tour dates for this fall, and he’ll be bringing along his longtime collaborator Nathan East to lay down the low end.
The late Ronnie James Dio is returning to the stage this year. Eyellusion has announced the Dio Returns Tour, which will feature a hologram of the singer performing alongside the DIO band, which features Bjorn Englen on bass.