You Bred Raptors? is heading out for an extensive U.S. tour, and they'll be taking us along for the ride. Bassist Peat Rains will once again be providing updates and tour tips as they traverse the country.
Steve Harris and Iron Maiden have released the third batch in their Studio Collection – Remastered series. The albums for this set include 1992’s “Fear of the Dark,” 1995’s “X Factor,” 1998’s “Virtual XI,” and 2000’s “Brave New World.”
An incredible 2013 concert by Soundgarden has been released in multiple formats. “Soundgarden: Live from the Artists Den” was recorded during the band’s “King Animal” tour and features several tracks from the album and songs from their entire career.
David Finck has returned with a new solo album, “Bassically Jazz.” The bassist, who has worked with artists ranging from George Michael to Herbie Hancock, enlisted the help of singers Linda Eder and Alexis Cole to perform the collection of jazz standards.
As bassist for Megadeth, David Ellefson has been a mainstay of the metal world for decades. That makes it incredible to know he’s just released his first solo album, “Sleeping Giants.” The effort features newly penned songs as well as demos, and more.
If you’ve been looking at bass memes on social media, you’ve probably seen the outrageous two-string bass guitars of Stig Pedersen. Now he’s put those two strings to work again on the new album from his band D-A-D, entitled “A Prayer for the Loud.”
Grateful Dead co-founder Bob Weir will be taking his side project Bob Weir & Wolf Bros back out on the road this September. The trio is filled out by former Primus drummer Jay Lane and Was (Not Was) bassist Don Was.
Bass phenom Robert “Bubby” Lewis has returned with his second solo album, entitled “Hero Dynasty.” The 18-song collection is packed with jaw-dropping bass playing, but it’s only to serve the song.
A classic Foreigner gig from the band’s prime is now available as an album and a concert film. “Live at the Rainbow ’78” captures the group during a sold-out show at London’s Rainbow Theatre on April 27, 1978.
The online music gear marketplace Reverb has announced it will be acquired by Etsy. The website, which was founded in 2013, signed an agreement to be purchased for $275 million which will close in the coming months.