New music, with an emphasis on the bass player.
The Deftones have returned with Ohms, which marks the band’s ninth album. The first since 2016’s Gore, it sees the band reuniting with producer Terry Date, who helped the band craft their classic albums Adrenaline, Around the Fur, and White Pony. “The decision to bring Terry back in on this album was definitely based on the history that the band...
Butcher Brown has released #KingButch, which marks their eighth release and their first with Concord Records. The 13-song album is a portrait of their ranging influences, blending jazz with hip hop, funk, rap, rock, and soul.
Five years after “Apex Predator – Easy Meat”, grindcore legends Napalm Death have returned with a new album. The record, which marks their sixteenth studio release, proves that the metal veterans are showing no signs of slowing down.
There is a special connection between bassists and drummers, especially ones that have played together for some time. With nearly five decades of playing together, Mark Egan and Danny Gottlieb have released an incredible new album, “Electric Blue”.
The great Christian McBride has just released a new album with his big band called For “Jimmy, Wes and Oliver” that pays homage to a trio of jazz greats: organist Jimmy Smith, guitarist Wes Montgomery, and arranger Oliver Nelson.
Orlando le Fleming has followed up his 2017 album “Romantic Funk” with a new release that pays homage to the “high-intensity fusion of the 1980’s.” “Romantic Funk: The Unfamiliar” contains eight original compositions performed by a bevy of talent.
L.A. touring and session ace Derek Frank has returned with his first solo album in over a decade. “Eleven Years Later” picks up from 2009’s “Let The Games Begin…” and continues to draw from from funk, soul, jazz, blues, Southern rock, and more.
Raven has released their highly anticipated fourteenth studio album, entitled “Metal City”. The pioneering power trio, who paved the way for thrash and metal in the 80s, named the album after their hometown.
After being rescheduled due to the pandemic, Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason and his band Saucerful of Secrets have released “Live at The Roundhouse”. The album and concert film is from a 2019 performance with the group exploring Floyd’s earlier works.
Rockabilly legends The Stray Cats celebrated their 40th anniversary last year with an enormous tour. Now fans around the world can relive the excitement with a new live album called “Rocked This Town: From LA to London”.
Jazz bassist Eric Revis has released his eighth album as a leader, entitled “Slipknots Through a Looking Glass”. The bassist recruited longtime bandmates for the project including Chad Taylor, Kris Davis, Darius Jones, and Bill McHenry.
Troy Sanders and Mastodon are in the process of working on new material, but until that’s done they’re keeping up their momentum with “Medium Rarities”. The 16-song album is a collection of live cuts, B-sides, instrumentals, and covers.