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Josh Cohen Publishes “Tapping Grooves: Vol 1”
Sheet Music & Instruction

Josh Cohen Publishes “Tapping Grooves: Vol 1”

If you’ve been following No Treble for a while, there’s a good chance you’ve seen videos of Josh Cohen playing some mind-bending bass tapping. Now he’s released a transcription and play-along book on the subject.

Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel Announce New Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel Announce New Tour Dates

Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel were on the road early last year as part of the “Bay Strikes Back” tour. It was, of course, cut short by the pandemic. However, the trio of thrash icons is ready to strike back again.

Tye Trujillo and Noah Weiland Announce New Band
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Tye Trujillo and Noah Weiland Announce New Band

After the official breakup of Suspect208, Tye Trujillo and Noah Weiland have unveiled they’ve started a new band called Blu Weekend. Trujillo told Eric Blair of “Blairing Out with Eric Blair” that the music is more punk-oriented.

At The Gates Release “The Nightmare of Being”
New Albums

At The Gates Release “The Nightmare of Being”

Swedish melodic death metal mainstays At The Gates have just dropped their latest studio album, entitled The Nightmare of Being. The album gave bassist and primary songwriter Jonas Björler plenty to work with.

Ryan Stasik and Doom Flamingo Release Second EP, “Flamingo”
New Albums

Ryan Stasik and Doom Flamingo Release Second EP, “Flamingo”

After dropping their debut EP, “Doom”, in May of 2020, Doom Flamingo has released a companion EP called “Flamingo”. The band, founded by Umphrey’s McGee bassist Ryan Stasik, calls it the alter ego to its predecessor.

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Jeff Lorber Fusion Returns with “Space-Time”
New Albums

Jeff Lorber Fusion Returns with “Space-Time”

Jeff Lorber Fusion has returned with a new album called “Space-Time”. The trio, completed by drummer Gary Novak and bassist Jimmy Haslip, welcomes a variety of guests for the effort.

Lettuce Announces “Bring Back the Love” Tour
Concerts & Tours

Lettuce Announces “Bring Back the Love” Tour

Lettuce has announced a 41-date trek they’ve dubbed the “Bring Back the Love Tour”. The shows will span from July 2nd through December 12th with the funk band traversing the United States.

Peter Hook Announces Massive Auction of New Order Items
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Peter Hook Announces Massive Auction of New Order Items

Peter Hook has announced he’ll be auctioning off a huge portion of relics and memorabilia from his time in New Order. The auction, which will be held October 8th via Omega Auctions, will include over four hundred lots.

Martyn Millard Leaves Orange Goblin, New Bassist Announced
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Martyn Millard Leaves Orange Goblin, New Bassist Announced

After 25 years in the band, Orange Goblin co-founder Martyn Millard will be stepping down from his place in the group. The split is amicable, the band and bassist each say in separate statements.

Fieldy to Sit Out Upcoming Korn Tour
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Fieldy to Sit Out Upcoming Korn Tour

Korn is heading out on a summer tour starting July 16th, but Fieldy has announced he won’t be joining them. In a statement on Facebook, the bassist stated he’s taking time to heal.

ZZ Top Unveils North American Tour
Concerts & Tours

ZZ Top Unveils North American Tour

ZZ Top has just announced a massive North American tour for 2021/22 that will mark the Texas trio’s first shows since February 2020. It will pick up where they left off – celebrating five decades of rock and roll.

Mark Hoppus Undergoing Cancer Treatment
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Mark Hoppus Undergoing Cancer Treatment

Blink-182 bassist and singer Mark Hoppus has announced that he’s battling cancer, stating that he’s been undergoing chemotherapy for the past three months.