News: The Latest News from the World of Bass
With the departure of Lexxi Foxx, Steel Panther announced that they would be holding an open audition. The tongue-in-cheek glam metal band received 1,669 submissions and they’ve narrowed it down to 32 finalists. Now they’re asking for help.
Christian McBride has released a second live album from the legendary Village Vanguard, this time with his Inside Straight quintet. It’s a special moment for the group, as the band was originally formed for a residency at the venue.
Sting has returned with his fifteenth solo album, called “The Bridge”. The star-studded release was fleshed out over the past year and lyrically connects deeper subjects.
Bassist and composer Eivind Opsvik has returned with a new album, “Emotional Switches”, which diverges from his “Overseas” series. The experimental record ranges from art-pop songs to ambient instrumentals.
Longtime Whitesnake bassist Michael Devin has left the group, the band announced on social media. Shortly after, David Coverdale announced the band’s next bassist: Tanya O’Callaghan.
Rush was a constant force in the rock world for just over 45 years. Now you can learn more about their gigs in the “Rush Gig Poster Book”, which compiles posters and ads from their whole career.
Thanks to the generosity of so many No Treble readers, our campaign hit its goal in just 13 days. We have about a week left on this campaign, so we set up a stretch goal with even more rewards.
Beledo is primarily a guitarist and keyboardist, but his latest album is certainly going to catch the attention of bassists. “Seriously Deep” is named after an Eberhard Weber composition, and Tony Levin is on the record.
If you’ve been wanting to learn from Oteil Burbridge, you’re in luck. He’s just launched the Ozone, which is an online space for education and connection.
Tim Lefebvre and Jason Lindner helped make musical history as part of the band for David Bowie’s final masterpiece, “Blackstar”. Their palpable chemistry led them to create a new project called “sedatø”.
Dream Theater’s “Top of the World” tour has a new set of dates after being postponed earlier this year. The band, anchored by John Myung, will be using the trek to support their 15th studio album, “A View From the Top of the World”.
Today we’ve got some exciting news to share. The present-day prog-rock heroes in YYNOT have announced their new album “Light and Shade” is now shipping. The record marks the band’s third original studio effort.