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The B-52s Announce Farewell Tour with Tracy Wormworth
Concerts & Tours

The B-52s Announce Farewell Tour with Tracy Wormworth

This year will be the last time to get “tin roof rusted” as The B-52s have announced a tour billed as their “final tour ever of planet Earth.” The band, with Tracy Wormworth, will say goodbye over 15 tour dates this fall.

Aggronautix Introduces Mike Watt V2 Limited Edition Throbblehead
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Aggronautix Introduces Mike Watt V2 Limited Edition Throbblehead

Aggronautix has unveiled a new Mike Watt figuring to their Throbblehead series. The new statuette, which is the second edition of the punk legend’s likeness, stands seven inches tall and is made of solid polyresin.

Cory Wong Releases “Power Station” with Sonny T. and Victor Wooten
New Albums

Cory Wong Releases “Power Station” with Sonny T. and Victor Wooten

It’s no secret that Cory Wong has been on a roll with his band, the Wongnotes, over the past couple of years. His latest album, “Power Station”, includes bassists Sonny Thompson and Victor Wooten.

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Helms Alee Releases Sixth Studio Album, “Keep This Be The Way”
New Albums

Helms Alee Releases Sixth Studio Album, “Keep This Be The Way”

Helms Alee has returned with their sixth studio album, “Keep This Be The Way”, which marks an expansion of their signature sound. The trio recorded the album themselves and took the opportunity to experiment with production possibilities.

Happy 13th Birthday, No Treble
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Happy 13th Birthday, No Treble

13 years ago today, I pushed the button to make No Treble go live. 13 years is a long time to do something, but when you add it all up, it turned out pretty amazing. This article is the 16,595th one we’ve published.

Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel Announce New “Bay Strikes Back” Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel Announce New “Bay Strikes Back” Tour Dates

The Bay is ready to strike back again as Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel are teaming up for a second leg of tour dates. The “Bay Strikes Back” tour will bring the thrash titans together again starting on September 9th.

James Singleton Releases “Malabar”
New Albums

James Singleton Releases “Malabar”

Bassist and composer James Singleton has returned with a new solo album called “Malabar”, which features his sextet performing original music. Singleton’s songbook includes his evolving bass work, which he augments with effects.

Anthrax and Black Label Society Announce Co-Headlining Tour
Concerts & Tours

Anthrax and Black Label Society Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Another monstrous metal tour has been announced as Anthrax and Black Label Society unveiled a co-headlining tour. Hatebreed will be opening the show on select dates. The bands are anchored by Frank Bello, John “JD” DeServio, and Chris Beattie, respectively.

Sadist Announces New Album with Jeroen Paul Thesseling
New Albums

Sadist Announces New Album with Jeroen Paul Thesseling

Sadist has unveiled their ninth studio album, “Firescorched”, which will drop on May 20th. Tommy Talamanca and Trevor Sadist are joined by new drummer Romain Goulon as well as fretless bass wizard Jeroen Paul Thesseling.

Cor-Tek Acquires Digitech/DOD
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Cor-Tek Acquires Digitech/DOD

There’s been another shakeup in the music industry as Cor-Tek, makers of Cort instruments, have announced the acquisition of the Digitech/DOD brand, including all intellectual property and assets.

New Primus EP, “Conspiranoid”, Now Available
New Albums

New Primus EP, “Conspiranoid”, Now Available

Primus is currently on the road paying tribute to Rush, but they’ve also made time to create their own music. Les Claypool revealed a new EP was on the way, and now “Conspiranoid” is out on all streaming platforms.

“Buster Williams: Bass To Infinity” Now On DVD and BluRay
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“Buster Williams: Bass To Infinity” Now On DVD and BluRay

Three years after its initial release, the incredible documentary, “Buster Williams: Bass To Infinity”, is available on DVD and BluRay. The film explores the life and career of the legendary jazz bassist, who just turned 80 years old.