News: The Latest News from the World of Bass
Joe Satriani has returned with a new album called “The Elephants of Mars”, marking his 19th studio album. Bryan Beller, who has worked with Satriani for many years, tailored his bass sound to fit the sounds of Satriani’s demos.
Get ready to bob your head: The Greyboy Allstars have returned with their sixth studio album. “Get a Job” was compiled from the jazz funk band’s 2021 “Soul Dream” live-stream series on nugs.net.
Recently we shared the news that a new Primus EP was on the way, and now Les Claypool and the gang have revealed more details about it including the epic 11-minute opening track.
Meshuggah has returned with another crushing album called “Immutable”, which sees the band’s heavy and odd-metered music taken to a new level.
It’s been nearly thirty-six years since Metallica’s fateful bus accident that ended Cliff Burton’s life in Sweden. A memorial stone was placed at Dörarp near the site of the crash back in 2006, but now a full museum is opening on May 14th.
For the first time in 28 years, Pink Floyd has released a brand new song. “Hey Hey Rise Up” was recorded on March 30th as a means to raise money for Ukrainian humanitarian relief.
The Stick Men have just released a limited edition EP, marking the trio’s first new music in six years. “Tentacles” is a five-song collection that runs 30 minutes, but that’s plenty of time for the band to dig in.
Oteil Burbridge has announced a new set of tour dates with his project Oteil & Friends. The band on this go-around will include keyboardist Melvin Seals, guitarists Steve Kimock and Eric Krasno, and drummer John Kimock.
Black metal legend Abbath has returned with his third solo album, entitled Dread Reaver. While Abbath handles bass on five of the album’s tracks, the remaining four are handled by bassist Mia Wallace.
Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler has gotten into the NFT game for a good cause. He’s teamed up with YellowHeartNFT to unveil “The Antibody,” a graphic novel broken up into separate chapters as animated, limited edition NFTs to tell the story.
Dunlop’s awesome Bass Freq’s Podcast, hosted by bassist Josh Paul, has just launched its second season. The show is jumping back in with a bang as Paul gets deep with bass master Billy Sheehan.
Ever since David Ellefson was removed from Megadeth, fans have been wondering who replaced his bass lines on the upcoming album. Finally, frontman Dave Mustaine has revealed that Steve DiGiorgio stepped in.