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Nick Movshon Channels Rock Pioneers on Marcus King’s “Young Blood”

Nick Movshon Channels Rock Pioneers on Marcus King’s “Young Blood”

When Marcus King started gaining momentum several years back, he was surrounded by a full band, including keys and horns. The modern guitar hero has now released his second solo album, “Young Blood,” with Nick Movshon on bass.

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Jeff Coffin’s “Between Dreaming and Joy” Features Stacked Bass Lineup

Jeff Coffin’s “Between Dreaming and Joy” Features Stacked Bass Lineup

Jeff Coffin has released a new solo album called “Between Dreaming and Joy,” but it’s far from a solo effort. The saxophonist, who many know from his work with Dave Matthews Band, has an absolutely stacked lineup to fill out the music.

Trio Xolo Debuts with “In Flower, In Song”

Trio Xolo Debuts with “In Flower, In Song”

The experimental improvising group Trio Xolo has made its recording debut with “In Flower, In Song.” The band consists of bassist Zachary Swanson, saxophonist Derrick Michaels, and percussionist Dalius Naujo.

Soilwork Releases “Övergivenheten”, featuring Rasmus Ehrnborn

Soilwork Releases “Övergivenheten”, featuring Rasmus Ehrnborn

Soilwork has just dropped their 12th studio album, and first with bassist Rasmus Ehrnborn. Over 25 years since their formation, “Övergivenheten” seems to only prove the band’s lasting power.

Five Finger Death Punch Releases “Afterlife”

Five Finger Death Punch Releases “Afterlife”

Five Finger Death Punch has returned with its ninth studio album. Recorded over the last two years, “Afterlife” marks the first release to feature lead guitarist Andy James, who joined after longtime member Jason Hook’s departure in 2020.

“S’Low Down” Marks The Triumphant Return of Wooten and Bailey’s Bass Extremes

“S’Low Down” Marks The Triumphant Return of Wooten and Bailey’s Bass Extremes

Two decades after their last release, Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey have unleashed the third Bass Extremes album. “S’Low Down” features the virtuosos with drummer extraordinaire Gregg Bissonette and a huge supporting cast.

Hawktail Releases “Place of Growth”

Hawktail Releases “Place of Growth”

Hawktail has returned with a third album, “Place of Growth.” The record is described as their most conceptual, leading listeners on a journey through the natural world. The acoustic quartet’s beautiful tones and melodies will certainly lead to multiple listens.

Neil Swainson Returns With “Fire In The West”

Neil Swainson Returns With “Fire In The West”

Neil Swainson has returned with a new quintet album called “Fire In The West,” which marks his first album as a leader since 1987. The bassist created a great band for the 10-song collection and says the chemistry was evident.

Soften The Glare, Featuring Ryan Martinie, Releases New EP

Soften The Glare, Featuring Ryan Martinie, Releases New EP

Soften the Glare has just released their second EP, appropriately called “Soften the Glare II.” The three-song collection sees the trio, anchored by Mudvayne’s Ryan Martinie, brought on Jamie King to produce the effort.

The Interrupters Release “In The Wild”

The Interrupters Release “In The Wild”

Much like the rest of the music world, The Interrupters set up their own studio during the last few years, allowing them to write and record in a more organic way. The ska group’s new record, “In The Wild,” reflects that spirit.

Mike Leon Anchors Soufly’s “Totem”

Mike Leon Anchors Soufly’s “Totem”

Soulfly has returned with “Totem,” their 12th album and the second to feature bassist Mike Leon, who joins the father-son duo of Max and Zyon Cavalera.

Amon Amarth Releases “The Great Heathen Army”

Amon Amarth Releases “The Great Heathen Army”

Viking metal masters Amon Amarth have returned with their 12th studio album, “The Great Heathen Army.” The band says it’s a return to their death metal roots and heavier than 2019’s “Berserker.”