The Melvins have announced a massive 10-week tour across the U.S. for the fall. Joining them on the trip will be Red Kross and Sweden’s ShitKid. The Melvins and Red Kross share a bassist in Steven McDonald, who will be pulling double duty on the tour.
Composer/arranger Lisa Maxwell has released an album that serves as a tribute to the late trumpeter Lew Soloff. “Shiny!” features a who’s who of musicians that all had a connection with Soloff - including bassists Will Lee, Mark Egan, and David Finck.
Shinedown bassist Eric Bass has been forced to leave the band’s current tour due to medical reasons. The news came in a Twitter video from the group.
The Stray Cats are back! The classic rockabilly band has just released a new album called “40” that celebrates forty years since the group’s inception - and their first record in 26 years.
After recently postponing his UK tour due to health issues, Glenn Hughes has announced the rescheduled dates for his “Classic Deep Purple Live” tour. The bassist and singer, who was in Deep Purple from 1973 to 1976, also added a string of new performances to the list.
Between his time with The Police and his solo catalog, Sting has had plenty of hits. His new album, “My Songs,” celebrates this fact with new versions of the bassist/vocalist’s most famous work.
The Experience Hendrix Tour is returning again this fall to celebrate the life and music of Jimi Hendrix. The musical event gathers some of the best guitarists alive to play on one monster show, plus bassists Billy Cox, Kevin McCormick, and dUg Pinnick.
Innovation Bass Strings, a brand of double bass strings that have been manufactured in the UK up until now, will now be produced by GHS Strings in the USA. The brand’s unique designs will be matched by GHS to retain their qualities.
Twenty years after releasing his debut solo album, bass icon Rocco Prestia has announced he’s working on his second. The Tower of Power legend unveiled the new project via an ArtistShare crowdfunding campaign.
The Rolling Stones will be back on the road after being forced to postpone their “No Filter” tour when singer Mick Jagger needed heart surgery. The iconic band has rescheduled the tour, which will feature longtime bassist Darryl Jones.