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  • Mike Gordon Announces Solo Band Tour Dates

    Mike Gordon Announces Solo Band Tour Dates

    Phish bassist Mike Gordon is taking his solo band back out on the road for a spring 2019 tour. His group will once again include guitarist Scott Murawski, keyboardist Robert Walter, drummer John Kimock, and percussionist Craig Myers. Gordon’s touring repertoire as of late has included songs from his latest album, OGOGO, as well as... »

  • Opeth Releases Live DVD and Album

    Opeth Releases Live DVD and Album

    Opeth was founded nearly 30 years ago, and they’re still going strong. The Swedish metal band has just released their fourth live album, Garden of the Titans: Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, which was captured at the famed Denver venue in May 2017. Beginning with the title track from their latest album, Sorceress, the group... »

  • The Beatles Celebrate “The White Album” with Deluxe Packages

    The Beatles Celebrate “The White Album” with Deluxe Packages

    It’s been fifty years since the release of the Beatles’ self-titled album, better known as The White Album, and now it is being celebrated with special anniversary versions. The album’s thirty tracks have been remixed and remastered by producer Giles Martin and Sam Okell in stereo and 5.1 surround audio. It will also include 27... »

  • Al Turner Releases “This Is”

    Al Turner Releases “This Is”

    Al “The Burner” Turner has released his fifth solo album, entitled This Is. The new album is described as full of “upbeat, joyful and melodic tunes” while being centered on the groove. That’s because Turner, who has worked with artists ranging from Aretha Franklin to Ron Isley, taps into his influences for the eight-song album.... »

  • Andrew Gouché Releases Book of 20 Groove Lessons

    Andrew Gouché Releases Book of 20 Groove Lessons

    Andrew Gouché’s online “Grooves From The Soul” bass lesson series is now available in a book format. The Andrew Gouché Bass Method compiles 20 grooves ranging from ’90s R&B to a Sade-inspired jam in standard music notation plus tab. Just as important as the physical book is the access it gives to online content including... »

  • Iron Maiden Announces “Legacy of the Beast” North American Tour Dates

    Iron Maiden Announces “Legacy of the Beast” North American Tour Dates

    Up the irons! Iron Maiden has announced that their Legacy of the Beast tour will be coming to North America for 34 concerts next summer. The tour, which just wrapped up in Europe, features the metal legends playing songs spanning their entire catalog. Of course, that means loads of great bass lines. “We gave a... »

  • Hal Leonard Publishes “Jazz Bass” Method Book

    Hal Leonard Publishes “Jazz Bass” Method Book

    Hal Leonard has published a new book for acoustic and electric jazz bassists. Jazz Bass by Matthew Rybicki covers everything you need to know to start learning jazz bass. Lessons in the book include walking basics, chords and scales, blues, rhythm changes, string raking, soloing, chord substitution, and more. The 138-page book is complete with... »

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  • Bob Daisley Releases Gary Moore Tribute Album

    Bob Daisley Releases Gary Moore Tribute Album

    Bob Daisley has just released a new tribute album to guitarist Gary Moore, with whom he had worked for many years. Moore Blues for Gary features a host of incredible guitarists and vocalists paying respects to Moore with Daisley laying down the bass all along the way. “In my opinion, Gary was one of the... »

  • Horace Panter and The Specials Announce New Album, Tour

    Horace Panter and The Specials Announce New Album, Tour

    The remaining members of The Specials have announced they’re working on a new album called Encore. It will be their first new release in 20 years and the first to features vocalist Terry Hall since 1981. It also reunites the band with Lynval Golding and bassist Horace Panter, who helped spread the news on Twitter.... »

  • Ozzy Osbourne Announces New “No More Tours 2” Dates

    Ozzy Osbourne Announces New “No More Tours 2” Dates

    Ozzy Osbourne has announced a new round of dates in his “No More Tours 2” farewell tour. The former Black Sabbath singer will once again be joined by longtime collaborators Zakk Wylde, Tommy Clufetos, Adam Wakeman, and Blasko on bass. The North American leg of the outing will also feature support from Megadeth, who will... »