New music, with an emphasis on the bass player.
Three years ago, bassist Lorenzo Feliciati met guitarist Richard Hallebeek and drummer Niels Voskuil to perform at the 2017 North Sea Jazz Festival. Now they’ve released “Bumerang”, which was recorded over two years.
Kenny James has added a new volume to his catalog with “Invisiblemann Vol. 14: Remain Invisible”. In an amazing act of gratitude, the artist is giving away one of the basses he used to record the album.
The Jimi Hendrix Estate has released another live performance from the vault. “Live in Maui” combines a new documentary with two full sets from July 30, 1970. The guitar legend was backed by drummer Mitch Mitchell and bassist Billy Cox.
David Ellefson is keeping things rolling with a new solo album called “No Cover”. Although his name takes top billing, the Megadeth bassist tapped his huge pool of talented friends to cover some of his favorite rock and metal songs from the 70s and 80s.
Live concerts are on hold for the foreseeable future, but we can still relive great performances from the past. There’s one more great show to revisit with Iron Maiden’s new live album, “Nights of the Dead – Legacy of the Beast: Live in Mexico City”.
Tony Lewis of The Outfield tragically passed away last month at 62 years old. The bassist, who sang the smash hit “Your Love”, was busy working on a new album at the time and now his family has released it.
Sharay Reed has released his second bass album, entitled “Double Cheese”. The five-song EP covers a decent amount of stylistic ground while being tied together by the bassist’s unshakable grooves.
After a tumultuous period that saw the band nearly broken for good, AC/DC is back with a new album called “Power Up”. The idea for the album began in 2018 when things were at their darkest.
Two rare concerts by Charles Mingus are getting their first official release with “Charles Mingus @ Bremen 1964 & 1975”. Recorded in the German port city of Bremen, the performances showcase two stellar lineups of the bassist and composer’s band.
Yellowjackets has been at it since 1977 and released its debut album in 1981. Nearly forty years later, they went big with their 25th offering, entitled “Jackets XL”, which features the WDR Big Band of Cologne, Germany.
After debuting with a six-song EP in 2018, Dallon Weekes and indie-pop band iDKHOW have dropped their anticipated first full-length studio album, “Razzmatazz”.
Pallbearer’s fourth studio album is a culmination of the band’s last decade of music. “Forgotten Days” lays it on thick with doom-laden grooves and captivating hooks, focusing on a more minimalistic approach than its predecessor, “Heartless”.