Cannibal Corpse is currently wrapping up a tour in the South, but they’re already gearing up for more mayhem. The band, anchored by bass heavyweight Alex Webster, has announced a run of headlining tour of the East Coast for June.
Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters has unveiled a new set of dates to his upcoming “This Is Not A Drill” tour, which was originally scheduled for 2020. The outing will run from July 6th through October 8th.
Wayne Kramer revived MC5 for a set of tour dates in 2018 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their seminal record, “Kick Out The Jams”. Now he’s announced another tour. Even more exciting is the fact that there will be a new album.
ZZ Top has announced a new album, “RAW”, that will be released on July 22nd. It features the group’s classic lineup of Billy Gibbons, Frank Beard, and Dusty Hill. The current lineup, with Elwood Francis on bass, has also announced a new tour.
Whether he’s in a duo with Edgar Meyer or leading his big band, Christian McBride always keeps good company. Now the bass icon has unveiled a set of tour dates with a brand new band.
Phish is back at it this year with a healthy tour schedule. The band, anchored by bass great Mike Gordon, will get things rolling in April and keep it going through September. The new dates include a four-night residency at Madison Square Garden.
Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and Gregg Bissonette have added a second leg to their upcoming Bass Extremes tour. The second round of dates will focus on the East Coast with performances from Georgia up to Massachusetts.
The Aristocrats have announced the “Defrost” tour, which will take the trio across North America with 50 performances. Guthrie Govan, Bryan Beller, and Marco Minnemann will be on the road for 10 weeks across the U.S and Canada.
Last year, we got an intimate look at the Beatles with Peter Jackson’s epic documentary, “Get Back”. Now we get another shot to see one of the Fab Four in action with Paul McCartney’s new Got Back U.S. Tour.
Last year, one of the best metal tours was a co-headlining bill between Opeth and Mastodon. Now the bands have announced a second leg of the tour. It’s a great opportunity to catch two mighty bassists in one night: Martin Mendez and Troy Sanders.
The Who has revealed a new North American tour called “The Who Hits Back!” that will run this spring. Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will continue to be joined by bassist Jon Button, who fills the big shoes of the late John Entwistle.
Steely Dan will be hitting the road for their “Earth After Hours” tour in May. The band, anchored by bass guru “Ready” Freddie Washington, will be in good company for their amphitheater tour, including Snarky Puppy and Aimee Mann.