New music, with an emphasis on the bass player.
WDR Big Band Bassist John Goldsby has just released a new trio album called “Segment Vol. 1”, featuring fellow WDR rhythm section members pianist Billy Test and drummer Hans Dekker.
Goldfinger has returned with their tenth studio album, entitled “Never Look Back”. This is the second release with MxPx frontman Mike Herrera on bass.
Groove rockers Clutch have released the first in album in their new “Weathermaker Vault Series”, which is a collection of cover songs and re-recordings. The project began in 2019 as a series of digital releases.
A month after releasing a new album with Killer Be Killed, Troy Sanders has another new record out with Gone is Gone. “If Everything Happens For A Reason… Then Nothing Really Matters At All” is the second full-length album from the band.
German thrash metal mainstay Sodom has returned with their sixteenth studio album, entitled “Genesis XIX”. The record is the first to feature the band’s new lineup.
Dream Theater’s new album, “Distant Memories – Live In London”, is out now. Recorded at the Apollo Theatre in February, the concert sees the band performing songs from “Distance Over Time” as well as the entirety of “Metropolis Part 2 – Scenes From a Memory”.
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.