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Sammy Hagar & The Circle Announce Tour with Whitesnake
Concerts & Tours

Sammy Hagar & The Circle Announce Tour with Whitesnake

Sammy Hagar has announced a new 30-date tour with Whitesnake for 2020. The joint tour will also include Night Ranger opening each night and will feature bassists Michael Anthony, Michael Devin, and Jack Blades.

GoFundMe Campaign Set Up for Juan Alderete
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GoFundMe Campaign Set Up for Juan Alderete

Last week, we shared the terrible news that Juan Alderete was in a coma following an accident. His wife Anne shared that he is showing signs of improvement, but there’s still a long road to recovery. A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to help Juan.

Ida Nielsen Releases “02022020”
New Albums

Ida Nielsen Releases “02022020”

Bassist Ida Nielsen may be known for her in-your-face funk, but she’s taking another direction on her new album, “02022020.” The release was inspired by the date February 2, 2020, and it’s numerical values.

Rage Against The Machine Add New 2020 Performances
Concerts & Tours

Rage Against The Machine Add New 2020 Performances

Rage Against The Machine has announced two more dates on the summer reunion. The band, who will be performing together for the first time since 2011, will now have seven concerts.

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Victor Wooten’s 2020 VixCamps Open For Registration
Events

Victor Wooten’s 2020 VixCamps Open For Registration

Each year, Victor Wooten puts on numerous camps at Wooten Woods in Only, Tennessee for music and nature education. Registration is now open for the 2020 camps, which range from April to September.

Roger Waters Announces “This Is Not A Drill” Tour
Concerts & Tours

Roger Waters Announces “This Is Not A Drill” Tour

Roger Waters has announced a new North American tour for 2020 called “This Is Not A Drill.” The Pink Floyd co-founder says it will be a new kind of show that will lead up to Election day in the U.S.

The Wood Brothers Release “Kingdom In My Mind”
New Albums

The Wood Brothers Release “Kingdom In My Mind”

The Wood Brothers have returned with their 8th studio album, “Kingdom In My Mind.” Guitarist Oliver Wood and bassist Chris Wood are joined once again by multi-instrumentalist Jano Rix to deliver an album of buoyant grooves and deep lyrics.

Marek Bero Publishes Bass Gym 101 Instructional Books
Sheet Music & Instruction

Marek Bero Publishes Bass Gym 101 Instructional Books

If you’re looking to work your bass muscles, you’re in luck. Marek Bero has just released a series of five instructional books called “Bass Gym 101.” Each book is made for all styles and is adaptable to five and six-string instruments, as well.

John Entwistle Biography Coming in April
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John Entwistle Biography Coming in April

As bassist for The Who, John Entwistle helped to shape the role of bass in rock music. Now the story of his life will be detailed in a new authorized biography by Paul Rees.

Fender Announces New Ownership
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Fender Announces New Ownership

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation will be getting a new change in ownership. A press release from Fender announced that longtime investor Servco Pacific, Inc. will be securing a majority stake in a purchase agreement with TPG Growth.

Tool Add New U.S. Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Tool Add New U.S. Tour Dates

Tool has unveiled a new round of tour dates in the U.S. Northwest in support of their latest album, “Fear Inoculum.” They are also scheduled to headline Bonnaroo in June.

Shavo Odadjian Announces New Band
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Shavo Odadjian Announces New Band

System of a Down seems to be in a recording gridlock. The band will be touring Europe this summer, but that won’t keep bassist Shavo Odadjian from working on his own new music. He’s just revealed a new project called North Kingsley.