New music, with an emphasis on the bass player.
King’s X frontman and bass hero Dug Pinnick has announced that his fifth solo album, entitled “Joy Bomb”, will be dropping on October 15th. The record marks his first solo album of new material since 2013.
Metallica’s self-titled album, aka “The Black Album”, is one of the best-selling records of all time. Now the band is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a reissue that’s remastered and available in multiple configurations.
Pianist, vocalist, and songwriter Rachel Eckroth has released a new album called “The Garden”, which showcases her compositional prowess with a killer lineup of musicians. Eckroth’s husband and musical partner Tim Lefebvre is part of the core band.
Iron Maiden’s seventeenth studio album, “Senjutsu”, is finally available. It marks their second-ever double album and the first since 1998’s “Virtual XI” to feature multiple songs written by Steve Harris alone.
Pianist and composer Lukasz Pawlik has released his new album, “Long-Distance Connections”, which assembles a who’s who of the jazz world. That includes a roster of Tom Kennedy, Randy Brecker, Gary Novak, Mike Stern, Dave Weckl, and more.
The Neal Morse Band has returned with their fourth studio album, entitled “Innocence and Danger”. While this marks their third double album in a row, it’s a departure from their previous two as it’s not a concept record.
The Lyle Mays Estate has released the final work of the keyboardist, who passed in 2020. “Eberhard” is a thirteen-minute “mini symphony”, dedicated to Eberhard Weber. Mays paid tribute with two great bassists: Jimmy Johnson and Steve Rodby.
Modern saxophone titan Kenny Garrett has released his 20th album as a leader, entitled “Sounds From the Ancestors”. Many of the polyrhythms throughout the work are held over the muscular bass lines of Corcoran Holt.
After releasing two EPs, Leland Sklar and The Immediate Family have dropped a full-length self-titled album. The new album was recorded over three days at Jackson Browne’s studio in Los Angeles and includes tracks from the previous releases.
Kool & The Gang have returned with a new album called “Perfect Union”. The iconic R&B band, known for their massive hits like “Jungle Boogie” and “Celebration,” bring their mix of dance music with a message of togetherness on the effort.
We have a saying here at No Treble: “The only thing better than a bass is two basses.” That’s why we dig the new album Conversations from Rodney Jordan and Christian Fabian.
Jeff Schmidt has an unreal solo bass style, but he’s also a master of production and composition. His new album “SUBCORTIA” uses bass, guitars, and processing to create a 36-minute soundscape that will transport you to another dimension.