New music, with an emphasis on the bass player.
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.”
In 2014, the world lost a musical giant with the passing of Jack Bruce. Jeff Berlin began working on a tribute album shortly after his passing, and now that album is available as “Jack Songs,” with an unreal cast of musicians.
The third part of the Tedeschi Trucks Band’s four-part epic “I Am The Moon” is out. “Episode III: The Fall” continues the series, and Brandon Boone again lays down a tasteful foundation for the 12-piece band.
Singer/songwriter and violinist Amanda Shires has released her seventh studio album, “Take It Like A Man.” The record is a highly personal and vulnerable one, supported by the bass work of Jimbo Hart.
Few groups have been pushing musical limits like the duo of DOMi and JD Beck, whose trailblazing drum and keyboard works have been catching the attention of musical icons. They’ve just released a new album with the help of Thundercat on bass.
The trio of Barry Coates, Jimmy Haslip, and Jerry Kalaf have teamed up to release an album called “New Dreams.” The instrumental band creates rich atmospheres and ambience across its eight tracks.
Brian Bromberg has had international success as a bassist, recording albums for labels all over the world. Now he’s reissued five titles cut for Japan’s King Records between 2003 and 2011.
The creative jazz trio of Steve Cardenas, Ted Nash, and Ben Allison have released their third album. “Healing Power – The Music of Carla Bley” presents the music of the influential pianist and composer in their own intimate style.
Neil Young has released another album from his vault. “Toast” was recorded in 2001 with the original Crazy Horse lineup – including bassist Billy Talbot – before cutting 2002’s “Are You Passionate?” with Booker T. And the M.G.’s.
After much tumult and turmoil, Journey has returned with their fifteenth studio album, entitled “Freedom.” The album is the first to feature bassist Randy Jackson since 1986’s “Raised On Radio.”
If you’re looking for some new headbanging music, look no further. Municipal Waste’s new album, “Electrified Brain,” is a powerhouse collection of thrash riffs that will get your blood pumping.
Vocalist Martina DaSilva and bassist Dan “Chimy” Chmielinski have teamed up again for a second album with their duo project, ChimyTina. “Constellations” is the group’s second full-length album and features special guests.